Managing Marcellus: Understanding Pipelines-What Local Governments and Planners Need to Know

In-person Session: Thursday September 29, 2016 6PM to 8:30PM Washington & Jefferson College Burnett Center (Yost Auditorium) 292 E Wheeling St. Washington, PA 15301 (map) Register now! $50 for the 4 session course (scholarships are available). Pipeline development has the potential to be the most lasting impact incurred by local communities experiencing unconventional gas development.  In

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Act Now to Share Your Transportation Needs

Transportation is an issue that affects all of our communities.  That is why Local Government Academy is partnering with the Regional Transportation Alliance of SWPA, a new public-private effort to improve transportation for our business and residents in the 10-county greater Pittsburgh region, to ask you, the municipal leadership of our region, to share your

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Standing Tall program featured expert knowledge and real world application

Standing Tall: Fostering Tree Health and Community Well-Being featured a panel of local government officials and “tree experts” presenting an informative program featuring an overview on the benefits of a municipal forestry program and advice on the best way to develop, nurture and sustain the street trees and tree canopy of your community. It was

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Webinar Wednesday: Pennsylvania Conservation Explorer

  July 27, 2016 11:30 AM This webinar presentation will introduce participants to the Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program (PNHP) and the award-winning Pennsylvania Conservation Explorer, an online tool for conservation planning and PNDI environmental review. The tool provides access to biodiversity information, leading to better planning and fewer project impacts on rare, threatened, endangered species

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The Public Works Supervisor Course

The workforce in public works is always changing and individuals with a variety of backgrounds find themselves leading public works departments. What are the essentials that every Public Works Supervisor needs to know, regardless of how they came to be in a supervisory position in the field of public works? Registration is now open for

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2016 Pipeline Series Slated – Wait List available

Pipeline development has the potential to be the most lasting impact incurred by local communities experiencing unconventional gas development.  The subject has been gaining increased interest and LGA and CEPM are developing in-person and online webinars for municipal leaders including: Introduction to Pipelines-Private Property, Public Property, Leases, Rights of Way Neighboring a Pipeline-Land Use and

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Federal Grants Workshop

Forecast for Federal Grants will be presented by Theresa R. Walsh, CGW, Grants Coordinator for Senator Pat Toomey at the invitation of the GPA-Western PA Chapter on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM. She will provide information about federal funding opportunities and available assistance for individuals, nonprofits, and businesses. Co-sponsors: Local

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