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Smart Management for Small Communities: Practical Resources for Governance | A Local Leadership Conference...
04/21/2015

Previous Events

USDA-RD Consulting Engineers Statewide Training...
06/12/2014

City of Binghamton Green Infrastructure 50/50 Fund...
06/10/2014

Great Lakes Funding/Capacity Webinar Series...
05/06/2014

Minnowbrook Local Leadership Conference...
04/22/2014

Southeastern NY Compost Workshop and Facility Tour...
04/17/2014

TAPF on Onondaga Lake Improvements...
03/27/2014

13th Annual SyracuseCoE Symposium on Environmental and Energy Systems...
10/21/2013

Finance Workshop - Chenango, NY ...
05/14/2013

3rd Annual Spring Greening: An Educator Conference on Teaching Green...
04/30/2013

Minnowbrook Local Leaders Conference...
04/23/2013

Ninth Annual Symposium on Energy in the 21st Century...
04/20/2013

Construction Materials Management Center Events...
03/19/2013

Food Recovery University Roundtable...
10/30/2012

Southern Tier Stormwater Symposium...
10/24/2012

Building for the Future: Construction and Demolition Waste Reuse and Recycling Trainings...
10/17/2012

Local Leaders Conference...
10/16/2012

SyracuseCoE 12th Annual Symposium on Energy and Environmental Systems...
10/11/2012

TAPF: Top-down, Bottom-up and Sideways Approaches to Local Watershed Management...
09/06/2012

Western NY Compost Facility Tour and Workshop ...
08/02/2012

Green Roof Working Group Kick-Off...
06/28/2012

USDA-RD Consulting Engineers Statewide Training...
06/14/2012

Food Recovery Challenge University Roundtable...
05/02/2012

SWPPP Preparation and Review...
04/25/2012

Smart Management for Small Communities: Practical Resources for Governance...
04/10/2012

TAPF: Wetlands, Watersheds and Resources...
03/22/2012

Spring Greening: A Teacher Training on Greening Your School...
03/20/2012

Stormwater Management for Linear Projects...
03/15/2012

Stormwater Ponds and Wetlands...
02/08/2012

Applied Green Infrastructure...
01/11/2012

Growing Green Infrastructure in New York...
11/16/2011

Lower Hudson Compost Facility Tour and Workshop...
10/27/2011

New to You: A Webinar on the Environmental, Economic, and Social Benefits of Reuse...
10/20/2011

Smart Management for Small Communities: Practical Resources for Governance...
10/06/2011

Vacant Properties to Vibrant Communities: What the Land Bank Bill Means for NY...
09/22/2011

Tips and Tools for Managing Organics: A Forum for Municipal and Institutional Solid Waste Managers ...
09/14/2011

Leading the Charge: A Webinar on Local Government's Role in the Product Stewardship Movement...
08/23/2011

Tips for Starting an Office Compost System...
08/16/2011

Food Waste Composting: A Program for Restaurants, Hotels, Schools and Cafeterias...
08/01/2011

The Finger Lakes Institute Presents: Proactive Approaches to Mitigating Impacts of Marcellus Shale Development...
07/21/2011

E-Waste as RE-Source: A Webinar on Electronic Waste Reuse, Recycling and Policy...
07/19/2011

Greenbuilt CNY...
06/18/2011

Capital District Local Government Planning and Zoning Workshop...
06/15/2011

Webinar: Composting Is Easy - Why Don't People Get It Right?...
06/14/2011

Jane's Walk 2011...
05/07/2011

Smart Management for Small Communities: Practical Resources for Governance...
04/27/2011

Farms, Folks, and Funding: Cultivating Leadership Through Research and Practice...
04/13/2011

Greening the Gray: Innovative Infrastructure Solutions and Funding Updates...
03/23/2011

Growing Green Infrastructure in New York State...
11/17/2010

Smart Management for Small Communities:
Practical Resources for Governance...

10/06/2010

Technical Assistance Partnership Forum at the SyracuseCoE Symposium...
09/28/2010

Asset Management Tools Training...
07/15/2010

Asset Management 101...
06/15/2010

Conference Series: Smart Management for Small Communities: Practical Resources for Governance...
06/02/2010

Technical Assistance Partnership Forum ...
05/27/2010

Jane's Walk...
05/01/2010

Smart Management for Small Communities: Practical Resources for Governance...
04/20/2010

The Right to Water...
03/29/2010

Sustainable Communities Partnership Forum...
03/06/2010

NYS Clean Water State Revolving Fund Sustainability Initiative Meeting...
03/05/2010

Smart Management for Small Communities: Practical Resources for Governance

Holiday Valley Inn & Conference Center
Ellicottville, NY
October 6-7, 2011

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Continuing the Local Leaders Conference series hosted by Syracuse EFC, this event in Ellicottville will focus on the needs of municipal leaders and provide technical assistance, funding updates and practical skill-building sessions. Speakers will address pressing environmental topics, equipping attendees with the tools needed to address challenges in our communities.

Preliminary Agenda:

Thursday, October 6 - 10AM-6PM

Conference Registration and Hotel Check-In

Welcome and Program Sharing

Melissa Young, Program Manager, Syracuse EFC
Richard Zink, Executive Director, Southern Tier West Regional Planning and Development Board

Regional Planning Agency Panel

Learn how to work with your regional planning agency with Southern Tier West, Southern Tier East, and Soutern Tier Central

State and Federal Funding Updates Part I

The following agencies will be represented at the two funding update sessions: USDA-RD, NYSDHCR Office of Community Renewal, NYSDOS, NYSEFC, NYSERDA, and the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)

Smart Public Management: Interpersonal and Group Conflict Management

Chris Merchant, Professor of Practice, Maxwell School at Syracuse University

Networking Reception
 

Friday, October 7 - 7:30AM - 3:30PM

Green Infrastructure and Stormwater Management

Khris Dodson, Program Manager, Syracuse EFC
Diane Fiorentino, Stormwater Educator, Chemung County Stormwater Coalition

Communities Leading the Charge: Case Studies on Going Green

Amanda Westerdahl, GPE Program Manager, Syracuse EFC

Twice is Nice Program
Suzanne Wolf, Honeoye Falls-Mendon Chamber of Commerce

Sustainable Improvements for Municipal Water and Wastewater Facilities
Andrew Casolini, Vice President Water Infrastructure, Wendel

Practical Insights on Applying for Green Innovation Grant Program Funding: GIGP Case Studies

J.C. Smith, Environmental Project Manager, NYS Environmental Facilities Corporation

Muncipal Sustainable Materials Management

Sustainable Materials Management Overview
Melissa Young, Program Manager, Environmental Finance Center

The New York Perspsective
David Vitale, Director, Bureau of Permitting & Planning, NYSDEC Division of Materials Management

Concurrent Sessions I

Municipal Waste Management

Jean Bonhotal, Associate Director, Cornell Waste Management Institute

Asset Management for Local Officials

Timothy P. Taber, Senior Managing Engineer, Barton & Loguidice, P.C.

Concurrent Sessions II

Maintaining Vitality and Community Character: Smart Growth for Rural Communities

Khris Dodson, Program Manager, Syracuse EFC

Carbon and Communities: Small Communities Reducing their Carbon Footprint

Timothy James Fahey, Professor, Cornell University

Infrastructure Funding Updates Part II

 

Who Should Attend

Supervisors, Mayors, Council/Board Members, Clerks, County Leaders, and Other Interested Community Leaders

More Details

Registration is due by Sept. 15. Contact Melissa Young at 315.443.8488 or myoung@syracusecoe.org with any questions or session ideas.

Registration costs are as follows, and include lodging at the Holiday Valley Inn, two lunches, one breakfast, snack breaks, Hors D’oeuvre reception, and all programming:

*Community Representative w/lodging      $120
*Technical Assistant w/lodging                  $240
*Community Representative w/o lodging   $75
*Technical Assistant w/o lodging               $150

 

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