Oregon Land Use Planning Fundamentals for Elected Officials and Planning Commissioners

Speaker: Alice Cannon

The LOC is pleased to announce a virtual training opportunity for members: Oregon Land Use Planning Fundamentals for Elected Officials and Planning Commissioners.​​​​​ The training will be offered live via Zoom on Wednesday, March 15 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Join fellow elected officials in an interactive session to learn the fundamentals of Oregon's land use planning system. The course will cover the history of Oregon planning, procedures for land use hearings, and how to support planning staff in creating defensible findings for land use decisions. In addition, participants will learn how to actively engage in long-range planning and how to guide goals and projects to improve community livability.

Speaker Alice Cannon has more than 25 years local government planning experience. Most of her service is with Oregon's rural cities and suburban communities within the Portland metro area. She currently works for Wasco County in The Dalles, serving as the Long-Range/Special Projects Planner. She holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Oregon, and a master's degree in urban and regional planning from the University of Colorado at Denver. Alice has served on the boards of the Oregon City/County Management Association (OCCMA) and Oregon City Planning Directors Association (OCPDA).

NOTE: Similar to other LOC virtual trainings, the recording will be available to purchase for a discounted price 2-3 weeks after the training.  Live attendees can engage more with the presenter and ask questions.

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