Complete Streets Webinar

Webinar: Taking Back the Streets to Promote Health and Public Safety “Complete Streets” is the simple idea that our streets and sidewalks should be accessible to all residents, regardless of their age or how they get around. Eric Boerer, the Advocacy Director of BikePGH, will discuss how communities benefit when they pass Complete Streets policies, enshrining

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Managing Marcellus 2017 Update

Regulating and Planning for Shale Gas Development: a 2017 Update The development of shale gas in southwestern Pennsylvania has had an impact with the promise of new, diversified income to small communities. Ongoing updates on regulations and rules pose an issue to municipal leaders and the public, which makes actively keeping up to date with

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Net Zero Building Webinar

From Planning to Approval: A Net Zero Solution Join us for this free webinar replay that will examine Forest Hills’ decision to build a state-of-the-art municipal building. When Forest Hills Borough was faced with the declination of various municipal buildings, it was time to take action. The borough building has stood since 1922, but suffers

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Urban Agriculture Webinar

ARCHIVED WEBINAR: Community Development with Urban Agriculture – Release of Model Ordinance Click here to register FREE Urban agriculture is increasingly recognized as a beneficial tool for municipalities to achieve goals such as increasing civic participation, complying with storm-water regulations, revitalizing neighborhoods, addressing food scarcity, increasing economic opportunity, and achieving sustainability goals. Join the SCDN

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Sustainable Small Business Webinar

ARCHIVED WEBINAR: Empowering Small Businesses: Sustainable Small Business Designation Click here to register FREE Join Kaity Baril of Sustainable Pittsburgh and the Local Government Academy in this webinar to learn about applied sustainability actions and measures for small businesses in your community.  The Sustainable Small Business Designation program, one of the performance programs of Sustainable

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Using TDR’s to Generate Revenue from Dedicated Green Space and Other Undeveloped Land Uses/Types

ARCHIVED WEBINAR: Using TDR’s to Generate Revenue from Dedicated Green Space and Other Undeveloped Land Uses/Types Click here to register FREE Contact: Jim Price @ jprice@sustainablepittsburgh.org or 412-259-5331 if you have any questions  A Sustainable Development Academy program presented by the Local Government Academy and Sustainable Pittsburgh’s Sustainable Community Development Network This archived webinar, presented for municipal

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Actualizing Community Initiatives – Crowdfunding via ioby (In Our Backyards)

ARCHIVED WEBINAR: Actualizing Community Initiatives – Crowdfunding via ioby (In Our Backyards) Register here FREE (A Sustainable Development Academy program presented by the Local Government Academy and Sustainable Pittsburgh’s Sustainable Community Development Network) This webinar, presented for local government leaders in Southwestern PA, introduces participants to an innovative means for assisting community stakeholders in accessing funds

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The 2017 Municipal Intern Program is Underway!

Students can click here to register. Municipalities, COGs and Authorities can click here to submit a project application. Paid internships provide students who are considering a career in government an opportunity for real world experience. Local governments have also found that internships are a great way to get projects completed by enthusiastic students anxious to show what

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