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August 27, 2018

WEBINAR: Ecodistricts – A Community Planning Process for a Sustainable Future

WEBINAR: Ecodistricts – A Community Planning Process for a Sustainable Future How can a community with limited resources create a shared vision of a sustainable neighborhood? Ecodistrict planning builds community capacity for the development and implementation of closed-loop systems for Energy, Water, Nutrients and Waste. Through an initial focus on […]
July 3, 2018

WEBINAR: Mastering Road Repair & Reconstruction

WEBINAR: Mastering Road Repair & Reconstruction Road maintenance is one of the most expensive municipal operations – and fraught with unexpected costs. Regardless, maintenance is a reality for all communities as a long-term investment that directly affects the quality of life for your residents. Has a surprise expense caught you […]
April 8, 2018

Analyzing Fleets to Control Costs and Reduce Emissions

EVENT REPLAY: A Strategic Analysis of Municipal Fleets to Control Costs and Reduce Emissions This Sustainable Community Development Network session took place at the 2018 ALOM Spring Conference. This video is brought to you by Local Government Academy in partnership with Sustainable Pittsburgh. Join Jason Dailey, Public Works Director of […]
April 5, 2018

Drones Webinar

WEBINAR: Drones in Your Community Wednesday, June 20, 2018 1:00PM – 2:15PM FREE, click here to register. The usage of recreational drones has soared in popularity, and so have ensuing complications. Pilot requirements and flying regulations have changed, and as many drones are equipped with or have the capacity to […]
April 5, 2018

Imagine Transportation Webinar

WEBINAR REPLAY: The Path to a Better Transportation Future FREE, click here to register See what new ideas for transportation planning can evolve your community. The priorities of a community’s accessibility to transportation have a lasting impact on development and integration. Whether those priorities are public transit, sidewalks, safe accessibility […]
April 3, 2018

Streams Webinar

WEBINAR REPLAY: Maintaining Streams in Your Community Free, click here to register. Flooding is a problem. With more than 86,000 miles of rivers and streams, second only to Alaska, our mountainous terrain sees an average rainfall of 42 inches, perpetuating the threat of flooding anywhere in the state at any […]
March 20, 2018

Road Bonding Webinar

WEBINAR REPLAY: Clearing the Road to Infrastructure Bonding – Avoiding Energy Development Potholes Free, click here to register. Energy development is on the rise in southwestern Pennsylvania. Marcellus and other shale drilling extraction means bigger, heavier trucks on roads. Because of this, residents face an increase in traffic, and since […]
March 13, 2018

2018 MIP Projects

We are pleased to announce the projects selected for participation in the 2018 Municipal Intern Program. Click here to download the full project descriptions, or see below for the list of selected projects. GIS Mapping Greenville Borough 125 Main Street Greenville, PA 16125 Data Driven Multi-Municipal Blight Fight Quaker Valley […]
February 23, 2018

SCDN Forum April 2018

PAST – SCDN FORUM: Funding for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Sources (Recorded on April 3, 2018) The Sustainable Community Development Network (SCDN) and LGA held a forum with local government officials on Tuesday, April 3 to learn how to fund renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in their community.  This information and […]
February 19, 2018

2018 Grant Seekers Workshop

Grant Seekers Workshop Tuesday, May 15, 2018 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM CCAC West Hills Center, Rm. S1309 1000 McKee Road Oakdale, PA 15071 map $50 The Grant Seekers Workshop is back by popular demand to assist local elected officials, public employees and citizens with developing key skills and techniques […]