The Conference Committee is inviting proposals for speakers and presentations to be included in the conference program. The 2019 conference will include a range of topics and speakers with a variety of experiences and backgrounds, including leading experts and practitioners, as well as young and emerging professionals with new ideas.
On October 29, APA New Jersey hosted its annual Awards Reception honoring this year’s Great Places in New Jersey: Downtown Cranford, the Asbury Park Boardwalk, South Riverwalk Park in Trenton, Spring Street in Newton and the Historic Hamilton Park Neighborhood in Jersey City.
Want to learn special skills to improve your creative placemaking? The National Consortium for Creative Placemaking has workshops to help you with all aspects of creative placemaking. Learn how to take inventory of creative assets and map them. Explore how local zoning and regulation helps or hinders creative activity. Sharpen your pitch-making skills to gain funding from untapped sources. Harness your creativity to engage your community. NCCP is offering half-day sessions monthly from September through May.
APA New Jersey is proud to bring you the 4th Edition of The Complete Guide to Planning in New Jersey – the only resource that provides a comprehensive overview of New Jersey’s very complex planning framework. In addition to the necessary updates to specific legislative or programmatic changes that have occurred since 2010, readers of previous editions will note new topics with several additional chapters covering new ground.
On August 16, APA New Jersey sent a letter to Governor Murphy reinforcing the need to redirect efforts back to comprehensive state planning including the State Development and Redevelopment Plan, filling appointments to the State Planning Commission and reconstituting an Office of State Planning directly under the Governor’s Office.