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Eastern Shore Local Government Exchange - September 24, 2015

The 2015 Eastern Shore Local Government Exchange was held at The Milestone in Easton, Maryland on Thursday, September 24, 2015.

SESSION - I

Comprehensive Plans in Maryland: What has changed?
Paul J. Cucuzzella, Principal Counsel, Maryland Department of Planning

SESSION - II

Overview of the Eastern Shore: Where are we now and where are we going?

City Perspective
Jake Day, Council President, City of Salisbury


Town Perspective: Chestertown
Chris Cerino, Mayor, Town of Chestertown


David Dahlstrom, Facilitator, Regional Planner, Maryland Department of Planning

SESSION - III

Water Resources

Innovative Approaches Communities can take to deal with the issues
Eric Buehl, Watershed Restoration Specialist for Maryland SeaGrant Extension

Bryan Seipp, Watershed Manager/Professional Forester for the Center for Watershed Protection

Overview of Funding Opportunities
Phillip Stafford, Coastal Policy Specialist, Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Putting the pieces together on the local level
Karen Houtman, Planner, Town of Snow Hill

SESSION - IV

Legislative Update and potential implications for the Eastern Shore

County Implications
Les Knapp, Legal and Policy Counsel, Maryland Association of Counties

Municipal Implications
Candace Donoho, Director of Governmental Relations, Maryland Municipal League

Maryland Farm Bureau's 2016 Legislative Preview
Matt Teffeau, Assistant Government Relations Director, Maryland Farm Bureau

 

 

 

 

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