insight2050 Academy

insight2050 Academy for Public Officials | Begins September 21, 2018

Applications Now Available

Friday Mornings | Beginning September 21

We are accepting applications for the Fall 2018 insight2050 Academy for Public Officials – a program designed especially for City Council Members, Township Trustees, County Commissioners, and appointed officials who serve on their communities’ boards and commissions.

All sessions will begin at 9:30 a.m. Several will be at MORPC, but there will be on-site classes and tours in Newark, Union County, and Grove City. Here is the schedule:

September 21 — 9:30 a.m. (location to be determined). Insight2050 overview, background, and data, and what they mean for communities in and around Franklin County.

September 28 — 9:30 a.m. in Newark. Presentation by Mayor Jeff Hall on downtown and neighborhood revitalization followed by a walking tour of some highlights.

October 5 — 9:30 a.m. at MORPC. Development strategies for a growing region, with particular attention to smaller communities and the general need for affordable, workforce, and “missing Middle” housing.

October 12 — 9:30 a.m. in Marysville. Union County hosts a discussion of ways to balance housing and job growth with farmland, open space, parks, and amenities.

October 19 — 9:30 a.m. in Grove City. Zoning 101: Presentation by Mayor Ike Stage and discussion of how zoning can help a community prepare for change and growth, with a tour of local highlights.

October 26 — 9:30 a.m. at MORPC. The importance of community engagement in preparing a community for the next generations of residents.

For questions or more information, please contact Brian Williams at [email protected] or 614.233.4187.