Rising Professionals in Local Government and interns in the Municipal Intern Program met in LGA's office June 25 for a networking event where they met Frank Mancini, Beaver County's director of Planning, who talked about his career in local government. Click here to lean more about the RPLG program.
DEP's Director of Environmental Emergency Response Kerry Leib and other emergency response personnel discussed, "At a Moment's Notice: Rail Transportation Emergencies, Community Response and Health," July 30 at the Allegheny County Emergency Operations Center for municipal leaders.
2015 Recognition Luncheon was held Aug. 13 at the Engineers' Society of Western Pennsylvania in Pittsburgh. During the luncheon LGA's Advocates, MIP Interns, Instructors, Banner Communities and Sustainable Certified Communities where applauded for their support and hard work.
Managing Marcellus: Land Use After PA Supreme Court Act 13 Rulings, held June 4 at W&J College in Washington, PA, attracted solicitors, local government officials and the general public. Click here to learn more about LGA's Training & Learning events.
At the 2015 NEOC Alumni Confab, Newly Elected Officials Course alumni learn how the work of Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute-NavLab may be applied to municipal road monitoring. Click here for a list of LGA Webcasts & Blogs for additional learning opportunities.
LGA's Webinar Wednesday session, "Creating an Implementable Comprehensive Plan," is now available online. The session, presented by Denny Puko, Planning Program manager for the PA Department of Commun[...]
This is a three evening course designed for appointed members of the municipal planning commission.
Land use planning is a critical function of Pennsylvania local governments and planning commissio[...]
Even for the most versed public official, understanding the Pennsylvania municipal classification system can be a challenge. In addition to amendments continuously occurring, sometimes case law alter[...]
The 2015 municipal election is history and local officials have been sworn in for 2016! Time to double check our complete contact information. For each municipality in LGA's database, we will be sen[...]
The Newly Elected Officials Course Alumni Association meets twice a year for networking, mentoring and issue sharing. The 2016 schedule is tentatively set for April 27, 2016 and September 29, 2016. F[...]