Common Man


Chris Coutermanche 


Saturday November 10, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM EST

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The Common Man Inn & Restaurant 
21 Water Street
Claremont, NH, NH 03743

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   Fall 2012 Planning & Zoning Conference 

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.

Legal Update  

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 or call 603-448-1680.