Saturday, November 10, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
The Common Man Inn & Restaurant, Claremont, NH
Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions 9:00 – 9:30 a.m
Lawrence LeClair, UVLSRPC Chairman, Commissioner, Lebanon, NH
Christine Walker, UVLSRPC Executive Director – Briefing on the Regional Plan
CONCURRENT SESSIONS 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Arranging the Furniture
The session will review the basic, but essential governance and operations of the Planning and Zoning Boards. Presenter: H. Bernard Waugh, Esq., Gardner, Fulton, & Waugh, PLLC, Lebanon, NH
Basics of Wetland Identification and Hydric Soil Properties
The session will focus on concepts and terminology related to wetlands that town officials need to know. Presenter: Joseph Homer, US Department of Agriculture Soil Scientist
LUNCH 11:30 – 12:30 p.m.
Regional Broadband Forum – An Open Discussion of Community Broadband Needs Facilitator: Adam Ricker, UVLSRPC Assistant Planner
PLENARY SESSION 12:30 – 2:15 p.m.
A review of the NH Supreme Court cases and decisions affecting planning, zoning and land use regulations and the legislative changes that affect the responsibilities of both the planning board and zoning board of adjustment. Presenter: Benjamin D. Frost, Esq., AICP, New Hampshire Housing, Bedford, NH
CONCURRENT SESSIONS 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Flooded with Questions about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)? Presenter: Jennifer Gilbert , NH Office of Energy and Planning
Mapping Tools and Resources for Community Planning Presenter: Rachel Ruppel, UVLSRPC Planner & GIS Specialist
Registration Fee of $50.00 includes: Continental Breakfast and Lunch and all Conference Sessions and Materials. Additional information will be available on the UVLSRPC website or you may e-mail Chris Courtemanche firstname.lastname@example.org or call 603-448-1680.