The Virginia Association of Planning Commissions (VAPDC) returns with a short series of educational and informational programs to kick off the new year. These three online meetings will cover pertinent topics just in time for the start of 2024. So, mark your calendar for
January 5, February 9, and March 1 to connect and learn with VAPDC!
New River Valley RC Executive Director
Hampton Roads PDC Executive Director
William H. Leighty
Program 3—Friday, March 1, 2024
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Localities and Planning Districts Succeeding Together
Join local and regional officials for this session that will explore regionalism and ways in which localities and planning districts can achieve success through collaborative projects and programs.
City of Chesapeake
Giles County, VA
Housing as an Economic Development Strategy
Virginia Housing recently released a study that explores linkages between housing and economic development. It identifies housing as an increasingly central factor in decisions that businesses make about relocation, expansion, and formation. Join us for an overview of the findings and recommendations for integrating housing and economic development strategies.
Presenter: Fabrizio Fasulo
Director of Policy and Planning
Ready, Set, Go: It's Time for the 2024 General Assembly
A new-look General Assembly will convene in early January with a new legislative building, many new lawmakers and new issues for 2024. This session will dig into the legislative session’s nuts and bolts, highlight the governor’s budget proposal and anticipated legislative issues,
and take a look at the politics of it all.
Presenter: David Blount
Virginia Association of Planning District Commissions
Director of Legislative Services
Thomas Jefferson PDC