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  • December 14th
    3:00 - 8:00 p.m.

    11/21/2017 - 09:25
  • APA Colorado office will be closed November 20-25.

    11/20/2017 - 11:46
  • Thursday, December 14th
    5-7 p.m.
    Ska Brewing Company
    Durango CO

    11/17/2017 - 11:05
  • 1st Annual Jingle & Mingle Holiday Party
    Friday, December 1st
    5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    Live@Jacks, Denver

    11/17/2017 - 09:01
  • The City and County of Denver, supported by HDR, developed a program for the Federal Boulevard Corridor Wide Study to reach into high schools to leverage bilingual students to gather feedback from their Spanish, Somali and Vietnamese language communities.

    11/10/2017 - 13:25
  • A list and articles summarizing the work of all the 2016 APA Colorado Chapter Award winners.

    11/10/2017 - 12:47
  • By: Maureen Paz de Araujo, AICP CTP CEP - South Central Area Representative

    11/10/2017 - 12:35
  • By: Allison Crump, AICP - Professional Development Officer and Committee C

    11/10/2017 - 12:33
  • By: Susan Wood, AICP and Eric Heil, Esq., AICP - Committee Co-Chairs

    11/10/2017 - 12:32
  • By: Wade Broadhead, Committee Chair

    11/10/2017 - 12:27
  • By: Michele Scanze, Committee Chair

    11/10/2017 - 12:25
  • By: Anthony Avery, EPP Representative

    11/10/2017 - 12:22
  • By Kate Lucas, Student Representative

    11/10/2017 - 12:10
  • Four times annually, at the National Planning Conference in the Spring and the Policy and Advocacy Conference in the Fall, and at a Summer and Winter Retreat, APA Leadership including the APA Board of Directors, the AICP Commission, the Chapter Presidents Council, the Divisions Council, and the Student Representatives Council meet to discuss programs, policies, strategic plans, and budget. The most recent leadership meetings were held at the Policy and Advocacy Conference in September in Washington D.C. A summary of the APA Board and the AICP Commission meetings follow.

    11/10/2017 - 12:06
  • Boulder County experienced an historic flood in September 2013 resulting in catastrophic damage to homes, businesses, and properties. The region’s mountainous geography presented unique flood recovery challenges for residents in tight canyons, where the flood destroyed the bridges, roads, and driveways that provided sole access to residents’ homes. In response, Boulder County launched the nation’s first Home Access program utilizing HUD Community Development Block Grant for Disaster Recovery funds, providing grants to households to rebuild access structures.

    11/09/2017 - 16:37
  • Longmont, Colorado is a diverse, freestanding, multicultural, growing city of nearly 94,000 people. In 2015, the City of Longmont began working on Envision Longmont, an exciting project to update and integrate the comprehensive plan and multimodal transportation plan. With assistance from Clarion Associates, the City undertook this intensive planning effort to help better understand the City’s current strength’s, challenges, opportunities, values and priorities.

    11/09/2017 - 16:27
  • While several communities across the country have adopted design regulations as a way to create predictable outcomes, the City of Aspen has taken a different approach that is more independently contextual and rooted in evaluating historic patterns of development. Under the pressure of a commercial development moratorium, Aspen developed a hybrid set of regulations as a response to growing concerns over the appropriateness of new development in town.

    11/09/2017 - 16:23
  • The objectives of the Adams County Making Connections Planning and Implementation Plan were to review more than 188 identified projects in 85 previously adopted plans by various entities, identify a Top 40 list (mobility and utility infrastructure, policy/program, and development areas), and then implement the Top 10 from 2017 through 2027.

    11/09/2017 - 16:18
  • In September, 2013 an historic rain event produced flood waters that severely impacted all of Boulder County, displacing thousands of residents. Unique topography complicated recovery efforts. Due to President Obama’s national disaster declaration, the Flood Recovery Buyout Program was able to form to create greater long-term community resiliency.

    11/09/2017 - 16:06
  • How can designers use tactical urbanism to reach a wide and targeted audience in public work? In the small mountain community of Avon, Colorado, tactical urbanism strategies do just that. The project approach shifts tactical urbanism efforts from the typical seeding of advocacy projects to promoting and testing design ideas as an immersive public engagement tool.

    11/09/2017 - 16:00

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