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AMERICAN PLANNING ASSOCIATION - ILLINOIS CHAPTER EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING Friday, March 4, 2011 Noon – 3:00 p.m. At the Offices of the American Planning Association 205 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1200 Chicago, IL AGENDA 1:00 PM - Review Board Roster and give any changes needed to John Paige ( j.paige@comcast.net ) (Attachment) 1. PRESIDENT’S REPORT – Kowalski 2. Motion to approve the Minutes from January 7, 2011 (Attachment) – Blakeman 3. Motion to approve the Treasurer’s Report (Attachment Ben may send it separately or bring it to the meeting) – Carlisle 4. Motion to approve the Chapter Travel Reimbursement Policy - (Attachment) – Carlisle 5. 2011 State Conference – Courtney Owen  Status Report  Conference Budget – Motion to approve the 2011 State Conference Budget (Attachment) 6. Chapter Development Plan for 2011-2012 (Attachment) – Kowalski/Paige  The attached draft Chapter Development Plan has been revised with comments received.  Motion to adopt the Chapter Development Plan for 2011-2012 7. New format for reporting on activities of Committees and Sections – Kowalski (See examples - Attachment) 8. Planning Officials Training Program: Report – Michael Blue, PODO 9. Annual Report and "New & Improved Newsletter" – Review and Discussion –

Paula Freeze  

for the Annual Report – see http://www.ilapa.org/reports/2010annualreport.pdf for the new Newsletter format, see Attachment

3:30

Committee/Section Reports as Available

4:00

ADJOURNMENT

****************** Our schedule of Board meetings for the remainder of 2011 is:  May 6  July 8  September 9  November 4


Attachments


American Planning Association – IL chapter Voting and Ex-officio Members November 7, 2010 Office or Committee

President

Vice-President

Secretary

Treasurer

Immediate Past President

Professional Development Officer (PDO) Legislative Committee Chair

Public Relations Committee Chair Planning Officials Development Officer (PODO) Chicago Metro Section President

Illinois State Section

University of Illinois at Chicago – Student Rep

Name and Affiliation

Address

Phone

Rob Kowalski, AICP Assistant Planning Director City of Champaign Courtney Owen, AICP Associate Houseal Lavigne Associates T. J. Blakeman, AICP Planner II City of Champaign

102 N. Neil Street Champaign, IL 61820

(217) 403-8800

134 N. LaSalle St. #1100 Chicago, IL 60602

(312) 861-1008 x115 (312)636-4624 (cell)

102 N. Neil Street Champaign, IL 61820

(217) 403-8800

Ben Carlisle, AICP, LEED AP Associate Planner Teska Associates Inc. Karen Stonehouse, AICP Executive Director Lombard Town Centre

627 Grove Street Evanston, IL 60201

(847) 869-2015 x210

3312 N Harding Ave Chicago, IL 60618

(773) 983-9836

email

Voting Member (Yes)

Rob.Kowalski@ci.champaign.il.us

Yes

toocourt@yahoo.com

Yes

HU

UH

HU

UH

Terry.Blakeman@ci.champaign.il.us

Yes

BCarlisle@teskaassociates.com

Yes

HU

UH

HU

UH

president@ilapa.org HU

Yes

UH

Yes Sharon Caddigan, AICP Development and Human Resources Director Village of Streamwood Steve Lazzara, AICP Senior Planner Will County Land Use Dept. Michael Blue, FAICP Director of Community Dev. City of Highland Park Vijay Gadde, AICP Planning Manager Village of Lake Zurich Philip Dick, AICP, Director Dept. of Bldg & Zoning Sara Amaral

301 E. Irving Park Road Streamwood, IL 60107

(630) 837-0200 x3832

58 Clinton Street Joliet, IL 60432

(815) 774-3321

1150 Half Day Rd Highland Park, IL 60035-1749 70 E. Main Street Lake Zurich, IL 60047 115 East Washington Street, Room M102 Bloomington, IL 61702 University of Illinois at Chicago College of Urban Planning

scaddigan@streamwood.org HU

slazzara@willcountylanduse.com HU

UH

Yes

mblue@cityhpil.com

Yes

gadde@volz.org

Yes

philip.dick@mcleancountyil.gov

Yes

samara2@uic.edu; sarafamaral@gmail.com

Yes

(847) 540-1698 HU

UH

(309) 888-5160 (309) 824-2551 (cell) (415)948-4766

Yes

UH

HU

HU

UH

UH


and Policy 412 S. Peoria, Suite 115 Chicago, IL 60607-7064 University of Illinois at Chicago – Student Rep

Meredith Klekotka

614-679-4554 HU

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign – Student Rep Administrator

John Whalen

(309) 838-7389 HU

John H. Paige, AICP Urban Planning Services, Inc. Paula Freeze Planning Consultant Grace Bazylewski Director of Planning and Development Michael Mays Robert Zimmerer Kevin Garcia Data Resources Planner Valbona Kokoshi Brandon Nolin Jason Saavedra

2108 W. North Avenue #2N Chicago, IL 60647

University of Illinois at Chicago – Faculty Rep

Kazuya Kawamura

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Champaign – Faculty Rep

Rob Olshansky Associate Head Department of Urban and Regional Planning

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Urban Planning and Policy 412 S. Peoria, Suite 115 Chicago, IL 60607-7064 UIUC 111 Temple Hoyne Buell Hall, MC-619 611 Lorado Taft Drive Champaign, IL 61820

Webmaster Editor Pro Bono Officer

Mentors Committee Chair Young Planners Group Young Planners Group Young Planners Group Diversity Committee

Others CMS delegate - CMAP Land Use Committee

Jeromie Winsor

klekotkam@gmail.com U

(708) 790-9896

j.whale2@illinois.edu j.paige@comcast.net HU

pgalinis@yahoo.com (708) 895-7174

gbazylewski@yahoo.com

Ex-Officio UH

mmays@vil.woodridge.il.us RZimmerer@roselle.il.us kevinjgarcia@gmail.com

Ex-Officio

vkokoshi@gmail.com

Ex-Officio

HU

U

HU

Ex-Officio

UH

HU

UH

HU

UH

jsaave2@uic.edu

Ex-Officio

kazuya@uic.edu

Ex-Officio

robo@illinois.edu

Ex-Officio

HU

217.333.8703

Ex-Officio UH

HU

(630) 852-7000 (630) 671-2806 (219) 763-6060

Tel (001) 312.996.5240 Fax (001) 312.413.2314

Ex-Officio

U

HU

Village of Lansing 3141 Ridge Rd. Lansing, Il 60438 Village of Woodridge Village of Roselle 6100 Southport Road Portage, IN 46368

Yes UH

HU

UH

UH


EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING MINUTES January 7, 2011 12:00 PM Hilton Orrington Hotel, Evanston, Illinois PRESENT: Rob Kowalski

Chapter President

Courtney Owen

Chapter Vice-President

T.J. Blakeman

Chapter Secretary

Ben Carlisle

Chapter Treasurer

John Paige

Chapter Administrator

Karen Stonehouse

Immediate Past President

Jamie Simone

Professional Development Officer

Mark Koplin

Former Past President

Steve Lazzara

Public Relations Chair

John Whalen

SPO Student Representative

Sara Amaral

UIC Student Representative

Meredith Klekotka

UIC Student

Phil Dick

State Section President

Sharon Caddigan

Legislative Chair

Bob Zimmerer

Mentoring Program Co-Coordinator

Neela Johnston

On-Site Events

Mike Blue

Planning Officials Development Officer

Keith Johnston

On-Site Events

Barbara Cates

Conference Co-Chair

1.0 Call to Order The meeting was called to order by President Kowalski at 12:16 PM

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2.0 President’s Report President Kowalski welcomed the guest and gave a special thanks to the service provided by outgoing President Karen Stonehouse for her 15 years of service and outgoing Immediate Past President Mark Koplin for his 10 years of service. President Kowalski took a few moments to outline to the board the role of the chapter president and explain some of the activities he wishes to accomplish during his term as president. Highlights of those goals include better information sharing from the committees, student groups and sections as well as better transparency and internal communication to the membership. President also updated the board on National’s CPAP program (pro bono program). The president would like the board to consider Illinois’ participation in advance of the National Conference in order to show the success of that program in a mobile workshop. The chapter has been approached by CNU-IL and USGBC-IL about partnerships in 2011 especially with the advancement of LEED-ND and other cross promotion of membership. President Kowalski attended a reception in Chicago to discuss these options that may include session possibilities at the 2011 State Conference. 3.0 Business Agenda A. Approval of the Minutes The minutes from November 5, 2010 were presented for approval Caddigan moved to approve the minutes and Owen second. All were in favor. The motion passed. B. Appointments 1. Professional Development Officer President Kowalski thanks Courtney Owen for her service as the outgoing PDO, especially during the time of transition to CM. The President introduced the nominee for the new PDO, Jamie Simone. The motion was made to accept Mrs. Simone as the new PDO officer. Caddigan moved and Stonehouse seconded and the motion was carried unanimously. 2. Planning Officials Development Officer President Kowalski introduced Mike Blue as the nominee for PODO. Mr. Blue introduced himself to the board and highlighted his previous activity in both the state chapter and national level. The motion was made to accept Mr. Blue as the new PODO. Caddigan moved and Stonehouse seconded the motion. The motion carried unanimously. C. Treasurers Report Treasurer Carlisle presented the 2011 Budget. A summary of the e-mail and budget were included in the board packet. It was projected last year a budget shortfall of $20,000 but resulted in only $2,000 after some unrealized revenues. The budget does not include the conference budget.

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Carlisle stated there are two large revenues. The first is APA national reimbursement and secondly advertising. This year’s budget will include an additional revenue stream tied to a $50.00 application fee for chapter awards. Revenue is project at $59,000. There were no increases in any line items and several decreases. Decrease in food and travel cost for board meetings. Reductions of $500 for the State and Metro Section and both student organizations. Reduction in President’s travel to National Conference. Increases included: Increase in FAICP application Travel for Mentoring Coordinator Postage Increase in PDO National Conference travel Proposed budgets for both the Chapter Administrator and Web Editor will remain constant in the 2011 budget. Mrs. Caddigan asked if the treasurer believes we will receive the same number of chapter award applications given the registration fee. It was acknowledged that the fee could keep the award applications lower to keep the work load manageable. Mr. Dick would like the board to reevaluate the funding to the sections. Mr. Lazzara asked if presenters of awards to municipalities should be reimbursed for their travel. President Kowalski stated that he believes that amount needs to be figured into the budget. It was decided to see how mileage turns out in 2011 and reevaluate in 2012. Ms. Amaral stated that UIC has problems with the proposed $500 budget reduction for their chapter because their calendar and programming has been set for 2011 based on expected funding. The board suggested that the organization come to the board for an amendment when the real cost of their symposium is known along with grant opportunities. There was discussion on the proposed AICP training course. Ms. Owen stated there are factors for possibly charging including minimizing abuse, no shows, and printed material provided at no cost to the student. The question was do we want to charge, do we want to break even or do we want to subsidize students taking the course. Caddigan motioned to accept the budget and Dick seconded the motion. The motion was passed unanimously. New Chapter Travel Policy Summary Mr. Carlisle outlined the proposed travel policy that was presented to the board. A summary includes $20.00 for local travel. A cap of travel expenses at $70.00 per meeting for those not local. If two or more share a vehicle the rate will be increased 50%. The board reimbursement will be for only voting members. President Kowalski suggested that we include those invited at the request of the board. Caddigan moved Owen second to approve the motion with the amendment that chapter staff and those invited at the request of the board be added to the list of approved reimbursement candidates. Discussion on the issue continued. Mr. Dick does not believe the policy is complete and should be postponed and Ms. Stonehouse indicated that she agreed. Mr. Blue believes that there should be a cap however; there should be an open policy that encourages members to attend. President Kowalski decided to withdrawal the question on the table and to bring it back at the March meeting.

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D. Approval of Administrator and Webmaster Contracts President Kowalski explained the memo included in the board packet outlining his discussions with both John and Paula. The contract for John is a max of $20,000 per year including registration, lodging and travel to the National Conference. The contract is for one year. The contract has been rewritten to include a more detailed job description including increased work on the Chapter Conference. He will serve as the primary contact between the board and On-Site. Ms. Stonehouse motioned to accept the contract for John Paige as Chapter Administrator. Lazzara seconded the motion. The motion was passed unanimously. President Kowalski explained the Contract for Paula Freeze as Chapter Webmaster and Editor. A revised job description was included and a merger of the webmaster and editor. The rate was agreed at $35/hr not to exceed $7,000 per year. Ms. Freeze would like to broaden the chapter’s involvement in social media. Finally she would still produce the Annual Report however; it will only be available in e-format. She will also work with the Chapter Conference website. Mr. Blakeman motioned to accept the contract for Paula Freeze as Chapter Webmaster and Editor. Carlile seconded the motion and it carried unanimously. 4.0 Discussion Agenda A. 2011 State Conference The 2011 Conference Chair Courtney Owen updated the board on the current progress of the upcoming conference. The hotel and date have been chosen and the contract is in place. A proposed budget will be presented at the March Board Meeting. There will be three committees, Local Host, Sponsorship and Sessions. The conference will be held October 5-7th at the Hilton Orrington Hotel in Evanston, Illinois. President Kowalski stated the value of having On-Site as part of the conference team. There have been some changes made to their contract with the reduction of the marketing material which T.J. Blakeman will handle. A save the date card will be prepared and distributed in the coming weeks. B. Draft Chapter Development Plan for 2011-12 Mr. Paige presented a draft of the amended chapter development plan. The goal is to present the draft at this meeting and prepare for discussion at the March Meeting. There are a number of new initiatives in the draft that need input from the members. Mr. Carlisle suggested that Pro Bono be placed in new initiatives to give it new importance in the plan. Mr. Zimmerer would like to see the inclusion of the chapter wide mentoring being included in the new initiatives. Currently that effort is focused in the metro section. President Kowalski would like a description of the current activities at a future meeting. Caddigan made a number of suggestions to the Chapter Administrator and would like to see some metrics included in the plan in order to measure our yearly success. Owen asked if the sections and student organizations should have a section in this plan. Ms. Amaral asked that we be sure to include non-traditional planning roles in the diversity area. President Kowalski will follow up with the sections and organizations with templates that will help develop action items to achieve the chapter development plan. Mr. Blakeman suggested that the work plans for each committee also be two years to correspond with the development plan. This will help us use the remaining time of the two year term to implement the plan. C. Planning Officials Program Proposal Mr. Blue spoke to the board about an effort he has started to reintroduce a stronger Plan Commissioner training ILAPA BOARD MEETING MINUTES – January 7, 2011

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platform for the chapter. The Chaddick Institute is willing to work with the Chapter and overtures are being made to CMAP to help with this project as well. There are three main areas of focus. Those include half day workshops, workshops at Plan Commission meetings and Train the Trainer sessions at the State Conference. The group would like the Illinois Fellows to be involved with this training effort. The group has started working out a curriculum for this program. There would be a Plan Commissioner 101 Session that would be the basic opening session. This would be followed by other topics such as ethics, procedure, site plan review, media relations, relevant laws, open meetings act, emerging issues, etc. The State Section is also holding training sessions that could work in collaboration with these new sessions. The section sessions are more tailored to a specific issue. Caddigan suggested that CMS start a program similar to the state section. Mr. Blue will work with Ms. Owen to create a plan commissioners tract at the state conference. D. Diversity Proposal This topic was postponed to a later date. E. Potential Partnership with CNU-IL, USGBC-IL This item was discussed as part of the president’s report. 5.0 Other Business Mr. Dick recommended that board members attend the Illinois State Section conference March 24-25th in Quincy, Illinois. Ms. Amaral passed around the symposium poster and asked that it be placed on the chapter website. Mr. Paige suggested an email blast also be sent. The meeting was adjourned at 2:35 PM PLEASE SEND CLARIFICATIONS AND REVISIONS TO T.J. BLAKEMAN, CHAPTER SECRETARY AT SECRETARY@ILAPA.ORG OR TERRY.BLAKEMAN@CI.CHAMPAIGN.IL.US. THANK YOU.

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Recommended Travel Reimbursement Policy • • • • • •

Public transportation is highly encouraged to traveling to meetings Absent public transportation, car sharing is highly encouraged For driving, reimbursement would be for actual gas expenses only For "in-town" travel gas reimbursement maximum would be $30 For "out-of-town" travel gas reimbursement maximum would be $50 Reimbursements are available for Executive Committee, Staff, Committee Chairs, and others on the agenda as invited by the board.


2011 Illinois APA State Conference

$

October 4-7 2011, Hotel Orrington, Evanston IL

3120

1,900.00

Attendee Full Registration - Earlybird Upto 6/30 midnight Full Registration - Regular 7/1 - 9/26 midnight Full Registration - On-site 9/27 - 10/7 Daily (Wednesday/Thursday/Friday (Paid)

Feb 2010 BUDGETE D

Sept 2010 FORECAS T

Sept 2010 FORECAS T

Sept 2010 FORECAS T

Feb 2011 BUDGETE D

Feb 2011 BUDGETE D

Feb 2011 BUDGETE D

Registration

Feb 2010 BUDGETE D

Revenues

Feb 2010 BUDGETE D

Updated by Neela Johnston as of 2.21.11

Rate

Quantity

Total

Rate

Quanity

Total

Rate

Quanity

Total

$

200.00

125

$ 25,000.00 $ 16,250.00 $ 1,000.00

$ $ $ $

200.00 250.00 300.00 100.00

51 51 11 11

$ $ $ $

$ $

250.00 100.00

65 10

$

-

7

$

$

-

0

$

10,200.00 9,000.00 1,500.00 1,000.00

COMMENTS

$ $ $ $

250.00 300.00 300.00 175.00

90 70 18 35

$ $ $ $

22,500.00 21,000.00 5,400.00 6,125.00

$

170.00

18

$

3,060.00

Speaker Wednesday

$

-

Speaker Thursday

$

-

Speaker Friday

$

-

Speakers Speakers

-

-

Speakers are comp'ed only if they are coming on the day they are speaking Including in budget so we remember to create a category for free one day in reg online. Including in budget so we remember to create a category for free one day in reg online. Including in budget so we remember to create a category for free one day in reg online.

Planning Officials Planning Officials (Exact name TBD) New Professionals New Professional (<3 yrs experience) Early 7/29 New Professional (<3 yrs experience) Regular 7/30 9/26 New Professional (<3 yrs experience) On-site 9/26 10/7 Students Student - Full Conference Student - Wednesday Only Student - Thursday Only Student - Friday Only Other Board Members (Comped per policy) Conference Co-Chairs (Comped per policy) APA Life Member Sponsor Comps

$

125.00

2

$

250.00

$

125.00

2

$

250.00

$

75.00

75

$

5,625.00

For registration, build that there is a 10% discount if more than 3 from one location sign up. Cap 80.

$

175.00

23

$

4,025.00

$

175.00

2

$

350.00

$

175.00

6

$

1,050.00

Need to make sure this category stands out

$

175.00

3

$

575.00

$

175.00

5

$

875.00

Need to make sure this category stands out

$

175.00

1

$

175.00

$

175.00

5

$

875.00

Need to make sure this category stands out

$ $ $ $

90.00 40.00 40.00 10.00

6 0 1 0

$ $ $ $

540.00 40.00 -

$ $ $ $

125.00 75.00 75.00 75.00

6 3 3 0

$ $ $ $

750.00 225.00 225.00 -

n/a

15 1 2 25

$ $ $ $

90.00 40.00 40.00 10.00

20 3 3 0

$ $ $ $

$

-

12

$

-

$

-

14

$

-

$

75.00

2

$

150.00

$

75.00

0 22

$

-

Total Attendees Special Events Mobile Workshop #1

`

1,800.00 120.00 120.00 -

272

Rate Quantity $30.00 25

$

95.00 n/a

153

Total $750.00

Rate Quanity $10.00 3

n/a $

Possibly 15; Registration Fee is Waived; Travel costs not reimbursed, i.e member pays for hotel and travel

190.00 n/a 75 of this number is made up of the Planned Commission, so true registrants = 300

377

$

Total 30.00

Rate $45.00

Quanity 20

$

Total 900.00

Exact workshop pricing and number TBD

Mobile Workshop #2 Mobile Workshop # 3

$30.00 $45.00

25 15

$750.00 $675.00

$10.00 $35.00

17 7

$ $

170.00 245.00

$30.00 $30.00

25 20

$ $

750.00 600.00

Exact workshop pricing and number TBD Exact workshop pricing and number TBD

Mobile Workshop #4 Mobile Workshop #5 Mobile Workshop #6 5 K Run Total Uncollected Funds Total Registrations and Special Events

$30.00 $25.00

25 12

$750.00 $300.00

$0.00

24

n/a

$30.00 $25.00 $30.00 $0.00

10 11 19 24

$ $ $

300.00 275.00 570.00 n/a

$30.00 $25.00 $25.00 $0.00

25 20 20 24

$ $ $ $

750.00 500.00 500.00 -

Exact Exact Exact Exact

Total Sponsorships

$51,790.00

$

28,380.00

$

71,710.00

$18,000.00

$

20,400.00

$

22,000.00

Prepared by Neela 4/11/2011

$

workshop pricing workshop pricing workshop pricing workshop pricing

and number TBD and number TBD and number TBD and number TBD 4,000.00

Goal is $27000

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$

Meals Meals Meals Meals Meals Meals

Day Day Day Day Day Day

1; 1: 2: 2: 2: 3:

Lunch on Own Snacks Continental Breakfast Keynote Luncheon Snacks Continental Breakfast

Registration Registration Set-up Fee Reg Online Registration Per person Regist. Fee For Reg Online

Registration Per person Registration CC Fees Badges (Lanyards, Plastic holders, paper for APA to Registration print) Registration Registration Supplies (Folders, etc.)

$5.00

Quanity

Total $21,420.00 $4,400.00 $500.00 $3,108.00

280

$5,180.00

168

300 200 280 300 200

$7,950.00 $800.00 $5,180.00 $7,950.00 $800.00 $1,787.50

168 100 165 165 100 150

154

325

$750.00 $1,625.00

$5.00

Feb 2011 BUDGETE D

Rate

Feb 2011 BUDGETE D

Sept 2010 FORECAS T

Management On Site Counsulting Fees Hotel Hotel Orrigton Room Rental AV Hotel Orrington Misc AV Meals Day 1: Continental breakfast

Total $21,420.00 $4,400.00

Sept 2010 FORECAS T

Quantity

$

$52,556.91

Sept 2010 FORECAS T

Rate

Feb 2010 BUDGETE D

Feb 2010 BUDGETE D

Expenses

$69,690.00

Feb 2010 BUDGETE D

Total Revenue

476.00

Rate

Quanity

$ 94,250.00

Registration, Special Events, Sponsorship and Room Concessions

COMMENTS

$20.95

300

$4,452.00 $400.00 $3,052.50 $4,372.50 $400.00 $2,775.00

n/a $5.00 $20.95 $36.65 $5.00 $20.95

n/a 250 375 375 300 250

$ $ $ $ $ $

1,250.00 7,856.25 13,743.75 1,500.00 5,237.50

$750.00 $770.00

$200.00 $3.95

300

$ $

200.00 1,185.00

$

4.95% on registration income, estimated; or 2.2% if paypal processes (This charge was also passed along by ). APA-IL can also obtain own merchant account which 1,500.00 would enable APA-Il to run CC's for a variety of things.

$250.00 $450.00

$224.90 $100.00

$ $

250.00 200.00

$1,900.00

$1,789.15

$

1,700.00

$147.50

N/A

$

100.00

1,500.00

Confernce Promo Card (Printing and Postage)

Marketing

Sponsorship Solicitation (Printing and Postage)

Marketing

Final Program Printing

$1,100.00

$1,414.00

$

Marketing Speakers Moblie Workshops Events Events Misc

Printing of banners, display boards, etc. Honoraria Speaker Fees

$500.00 $2,000.00

$800.00 $1,301.70

$ $

Mobile Workshops (Transportation/Snacks) Special Event Evening Special Event Wine and Cheese Misc. Supplies

$2,250.00 $2,500.00

$0.00 $0.00

$750.00

n/a

$ $ $300.00 $ $

$69,690.00

$52,029.75

$0.00

$527.16

Net Profit

Total 15,500.00 4,500.00 1,000.00 6,285.00

$ $ $ $

Marketing

Total Expenses

Per contrract, 1 per 45. Based on 181 rooms sold/45 540.00 = 4 rooms@ $135.00

Feb 2011 BUDGETE D

Total Room concessions

Prepared by Neela 4/11/2011

$18.00

Room rental only Internet, screens, misc mics Based on $20.95 pp inclusive Consider doing mobile workshop on this first day with lunch on own at restaurants Based on $5.00 pp inclusive Based on $20.95 pp inclusive Based on $ 36.65 pp inclusive Based on $5.00 pp inclusive Based $20.95 pp inclusive

Flat fee for reg online set up, for future years, this charge would be $0 as the set up would already be completed.

Envelopes, label Quantity: 2500 (Printed for 2010)

Quantity: 400 (Printed for 2010) 1 banner stand, 2 cassettes and 2 graphics. Also adding 800.00 HL's banner stand as of last budget inclusion. 1,200.00 Estimated for 3 speaker mileage and sleeping rooms 7,000.00 8,000.00 5,400.00 750.00

(Income of $4000 above, and additional costs of $3000) People on own ESTIMATED Based on $ 18 pp inclusive

$ 86,657.50 $

7,592.50

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CHAPTER DEVELOPMENT PLAN 2011 through 2014

AMERICAN PLANNING ASSOCIATION - ILLINOIS CHAPTER March 4, 2011 – draft

Our Mission The Mission of the Illinois Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA-IL) is to provide leadership, training, networking, and resources for achieving progressive planning for all reaches of the State of Illinois and for all Illinois planners.

Our Vision Making Great Communities Happen in Illinois APA-IL will promote and achieve for all of the State of Illinois sustainable and equitable plans for the future. Planning in Illinois will bring about communities of lasting value that provide a high quality of life for all residents.

Our Goals • • •

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Provide opportunities for professional development and CM credits to the membership. Advocate for public policy at the local, regional, state, and national level that promotes responsible planning and the goals of the profession. Provide opportunities for the members to become more engaged in Chapter activities, ensuring that our membership and our programs reflect the diversity of our profession and constituents. Expand involvement of the Chapter with allied organizations. Communicate effectively with the membership on activities of the Chapter. Promote the activities of the Chapter and profession through effective public relations.


Goals and Activities (Some activities are on-going and others are new initiatives. They are so indicated.) Goal Provide opportunities for professional development and CM credits to the membership.  Training and Certification Maintenance (CM) (on-going) - APA-IL helps all of Illinois planners in all parts of the state gain the knowledge and skills needed to keep up to date with the latest trends, technologies, and best practices in planning. The Chapter offers specialized training for those with the AICP certification to obtain the credits necessary to maintain their AICP certification. The Chapter also offers training for those desiring to take the AICP Exam and become a Certified planner. The following activities are included in this on-going program: - The Chapter Board and the two state sections provide affordable Continuing Maintenance opportunities throughout the state, including:  Annual statewide 3-day conference put on the Executive Board (see below)  Annual one-day conference put on by the Illinois State Section  Monthly workshops put on by the Chicago Metro Section - The Chapter’s Professional Development Officer oversees the Chapters CM program with the following duties: (a) to advise prospective members of the American Institute of Certified Planners as to the qualifications, purposes, and programs of the Institute, the Institute's Code of Professional Responsibility, the Guidelines for Social Responsibility of the Planner, and the Rules of Reference to Institute membership, (b) to advise members of the American Institute of Certified Planners concerning opportunities and/ or requirements for continuing education and professional development as required under the Certification Maintenance (CM) provisions of the national AICP program, (c) to process CM credit applications from the Chapter and its sections, (d) to keep an updated list of Chapter CM opportunities on the Chapter web site, and (e) to arrange for and manage a Chapter sponsored training session for those preparing to take the AICP exam. - The Chapter web site, http://www.ilapa.org, provides information regarding how and where to get Continuing Maintenance Credits, and how and where to get training in preparation for taking the AICP exam. - The Chapter recognizes on an annual basis those who have successfully passed the AICP exam.  Mentoring students of planning (on-going) – APA-IL has an active mentoring program designed to connect planning students in Illinois with a selected group of practicing Illinois planners. The Chapter has developed the program with the University of Illinois – Chicago (UIC) and University of Illinois Urbana/ Champaign (UIUC) campuses to help planning students better connect to the professional planning world while they are still in

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school. This project is a win-win for all involved. The students have the chance to connect with practitioners and they get insights into their chosen profession. The allow Chapter members who are practicing planning to contribute to the profession and help young planners get started. Each year activities are programmed with both of Illinois planning schools usually at the start of the school’s first semester. Goal Advocate for public policy at the local, regional, state, and national level that promotes responsible planning and the goals of the profession.  Legislative Outreach (on-going) – The Chapter’s Legislative Committee keeps abreast of legislation that has an impact on planning and the planning profession. The Committee provides assistance to the Executive Committee, and the membership as a whole, to ensure that the voice of APA-IL is heard in our local communities, at the state level in Illinois, and with our federal government in Washington, D.C. Under the direction of a Committee Chair, the Legislative Committee pursues the following activities: (a) keep abreast of federal, state and local legislation important to planning, (b) advise the Executive Committee on matters involving the federal, state and local legislation relevant to the Chapter, (c) prepare the Chapter’s response to National APA Policy Guide Drafts, for review and acceptance by the Executive Committee, (d) solicit and receive comments and provide analysis on key legislative issues to enable the Executive Committee to be inform on, assume a policy stance, and take action, if necessary, on key legislative issues and/or initiatives, and (e) disseminate information on policy and/or legislative issues to the general membership. (f) Respond to proposed legislative activities.  Chapter Awards (on-going) - The Vice President is responsible for the annual Chapter Awards program, including all announcements, formation of a review committee, review process, report preparation and presentation of the Awards at the Chapter’s Annual meeting, which will be held during the Chapter’s annual statewide conference.  Plan Commissioner Training (new initiative) – The Chapter’s new PODO (Planning Officials Development Officer) has formed a Committee that is quickly developing a new Chapter sponsored plan commissioner training program. Efforts are already underway to develop a training curriculum, set up administrative procedures to conduct the training program, recruit Chapter members and others to participate as faculty for the training, and evaluate the program to continually improve it. It is anticipated that the training program will be initiated in early 2011 with test applications in Will County and Hoffman Estates. It will be refined and offered throughout the state through a regularly programmed schedule.  Goal Provide opportunities for the members to become more engaged in Chapter activities, ensuring that our membership and our programs reflect the diversity of our profession and constituents.

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 Annual Statewide Conference (on-going) – APA-IL will continue its long history of holding successful statewide, multiday conferences providing speakers, sessions, and workshops on the latest trends, technologies, and best practices in planning. The following activities are included in this on-going program: - The Chapter annually holds an APA-IL State conference, which meet the training and networking needs of both AICP and other members of the Chapter. - Future locations for the statewide conference are identified at least two years in advance. Consideration is underway for establishing fixed conference locations rotating around the state in a three or four year cycle.. - The Chapter President selects the Conference Chair (or Co-Chairs) whose primary purpose is to establish the conference sessions, mobile workshops, and keynote speaker. The President and annual Conference Chair(s) jointly select a Local Host Committee and a Conference Sponsorship Committee. - The Chapter Administrator is the main point of contact for those organizing the conference and provides guidance and logistical oversight. He oversees the work of the contracted conference planning consultant. - The Chapter encourages participation by any member in conference planning and in holding the conference.  Chapter Awards (on-going) - The Vice President is responsible for the annual Chapter Awards program, including all announcements, formation of a review committee, review process, report preparation and presentation of the Awards at the Chapter’s Annual meeting, which will be held during the Chapter’s annual statewide conference.  Pro Bono Activities (on-going) – The mission of the Pro-Bono Planning Service Program is to provide planning services on a pro-bono basis by members of APA-IL to assist eligible non - profit organizations, community groups, service agencies and governmental units in the initiation, organizing and fine tuning of early stage planning projects. The program is not intended to compete with private sector planning services which may be needed to perform and complete any of a full range of planning activities. Pro Bono activities unusually include organizational steps leading to a one-day charette that brainstorms solutions to well defined community planning and design issues. A report is prepared and provided to the target host community as a product. The Chair of the Chapter’s Pro Bono Committee will periodically initiate a Chapter-wide pro bono activity by first asking Chapter members if they want to participate in a particular pro bono activity, then initiating the steps to carry out the activity.  Increase racial and ethnic diversity in the Chapter (new initiative) – The Chapter has initiated steps to form a new Diversity Committee, formed to increase racial and ethnic diversity in the Chapter. Initial activities for pursuing this objective include hosting workshops and networking sessions oriented to Latino and African American planners, reaching out to APA divisions to get them involved in the Chapter (Latinos in Planning, Planners in the Black Community, etc.), and including more diversity oriented session topics at the APA-IL State Conference.

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Goal Expand involvement of the Chapter with allied organizations.  Alliances with Allied Organizations (on-going and new initiative) – The Chapter believes in the merit of interdisciplinary partnerships and approaches, APA-IL will continue to pursue alliances with other professional organizations and with major planning entities within the state. Strong relationships have existed with the American Society of Landscape Architects, the American Institute of Architects, and Landmarks Illinois. Specifically targeted for the next two years is to increased partnerships with the Congress for New Urbanism – Illinois and the U.S. Green Building Council – Illinois. Goal Communicate effectively with the membership on activities of the Chapter.  Newsletters, Newsblasts, and an Annual Report (on-going) – Newsletters and email newsblast are produced regularly by and throught the Chapter’s Webmaster. The Webmaster/Newsletter Editor in conjunction with the Chapter’s Vice President prepares the Annual Report to be presented to the membership at the Annual Meeting. Goal Promote the activities of the Chapter and profession through effective public relations.  Public Relations (on-going) – The Chapter’s Public Relations Committee promotes the visibility of planning in Illinois, the planning profession, and maintains contact with media organization to spread the work about accomplishments of the Chapter and its members. Under the direction of a Committee Chair, the Public Relations Committee has the following duties: (a) to advise the Executive Committee on matters involving the public relations of the Chapter (b) positively increase the visibility, awareness and image of the planning profession and the American Planning Association at the Chapter level (c) prepare press releases, media materials, speakers lists, announce- and other materials as deemed necessary by the Executive Committee to promote the Chapter and the profession. (d) Guide and promote outreach to the general public and engage and educate the public along all demographics (including children) about the importance of the planning profession.

NOTE REGARDING FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY APA-IL continues to ensure the Chapter maintains a healthy reserve fund to sustain and enhance current programs and create new ones. As such, the Chapter will continue to ensure a sustainable fiscal basis through fiscal planning and careful budgeting. The Chapter promises to adhere to basic accounting principles, sound budgeting practices, and preparation of detailed reports for the members.

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American Planning Association - Illinois Chapter Update

January 27, 2011 Upcoming APA-CMS January Chapter Networking and Mentoring Events Event

Mar. 24-25, 2011 APA-ISS Spring Conference

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October 5-7, 2011 APA-IL State more Conference

Welcome to Our New and Improved Chapter Update A new year begins and it brings a new APA-IL Board and APA-IL newsletter format. The Chapter Board is hoping to keep its members better informed by providing a bi-monthly report of Board activates. Please send any comments or questions to Paula Freeze, Editor at editor@ilapa.org and ENJOY!

Our 2011-2012 Chapter Board President, Rob Kowalski, AICP* Secretary, TJ Blakeman, AICP

Vice-President, Courtney Owen, AICP* Treasurer, Ben Carlisle, AICP

Illinois State Section, Director Phil Dick, AICP* Chicago Metro Section, President Vijay Gadde, AICP Immediate Past President, Karen Stonehouse, AICP Legislative Committee Chair, Sharon Caddigan, AICP Planning Officials Development Officer, Michael Blue, FAICP* Professional Development Officer, Jamie Simone, AICP* Public Relations Chair, Steve Lazarra, AICP UIC UPPSA Representative, Sara Amaral UIUC SPO Representative, John Whalen* *Welcome aboard newly elected/appointed board members!

APA-IL Board Highlights November and December 2010 2010 VICE PRESIDENT/INCOMING PRESIDENT - Rob Kowalski, AICP â&#x20AC;˘ 2010 Award Presentations. Four community presentations have been made for the 2010 Award recipients. These communities include Tinley Park (presented by Rob Kowalski, AICP,

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Montgomery (presented by Sara Kopinski and Alison Giangrasse from PR committee), Villa Park (presented by Karen Stonehouse, AICP), and Carbondale (presented by Rob Kowalski, AICP). At this time no other presentations are scheduled. • CNU-IL, USGBC-IL Coordination. The APA-IL has been invited by CNU-IL and USGBC-IL to partner and promote each other's activities and to further educate folks on the potential benefits of LEED ND as a tool. Rob Kowalski attended a meeting with representatives from these two groups in Chicago on December 9 and will share more information at the January 7th Board meeting. WEBMASTER/NEWSLETTER EDITOR – Paula Freeze • 2010 Job Postings. There were a total of 17 jobs (full- and part- time and probono) posted on the APA-IL website in 2010. To compare, in 2007 there were 40+ jobs posted to the website. • 2010 Facebook Stats. We have gone from 19 Facebook Likers on Jan 1, 2010 to 167 on Dec 31, 2010 without pushing members to join. • 2010 LinkedIn Stats. We have gone from 0 to 39 LinkedIn members in 2010 without pushing membership. • 2010 Twitter Stats. Our Twitter account went from 0 to 30 followers in 2010 without pushing membership. • 2010 Annual Report. Please start work on your 2010 Annual Report contribution. The report is expected to be completed by the end of February. Please make an effort to find photos from 2010 events!! • New Newsletter format. A new newsletter format will be draft in Jan. based on the updates that everyone provides to Chapter Administrator, John Paige, AICP. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT - Courtney Owen, AICP • Coordination re: replacement PDO candidate • Coordination re: 2011 conference • Coordination re: awards swap with neighboring state chapter • Assist fall AICP candidates ILLINOIS STATE SECTION – Phil Dick, AICP The 2011 APA ISS Spring Conference will be in Quincy on March 24 and 25 with Sandy Trusewych as the conference chair. The conference will focus on environmental issues including those related to the Mississippi River. Alan Mallach, Director of the National Housing Institute and author of “Bringing Buildings Back,” will be the keynote speaker on Friday, March 25th. Quincy is on the banks of the Mississippi River, was once the largest city in Illinois and features beautiful historic homes. A mobile workshop is planned. For more information on Quincy, visit the convention and visitor bureau's website. The Illinois State Section is planning to have five Citizen Planner Workshops in 2011. The following is a list of workshop coordinators and proposed workshop locations: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Wayne Dust, AICP and Chris Limas, AICP in the Rochelle/Rockford area (Region 1); Jon Oliphant, AICP and Nick Hayward in the Peoria/Tri County area (Region 2); Lorrie Pearson, AICP in the Champaign/Urbana area (Region 3); Phil Dick, AICP in the Bloomington/Normal area (Region 3); and Stephanie Ashe, AICP in the Decatur area (Region 4).

The following persons were appointed as regional coordinators for two year terms: Wayne Dust, AICP (Region 1), Nicholas (Nick) Hayward (Region 2), Lorrie Pearson, AICP (Region 3), Paul Ellis (Region 5) and Chris Wallace, AICP (Region 6). The Region 4 coordinator position is temporarily vacant since we don’t have a confirmed appointment yet with Stephanie Ashe, AICP moving to the executive committee as Training Coordinator.

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CHICAGO METRO SECTION – Vijay Gadde, AICP • Jeromie Winsor, AICP is the Chapter’s official delegate to the CMAP land use committee meetings. • January CMS/Mentoring Event - (RE)CONNECT THIS JANUARY!, January 24th at Jak's Tap (see flyer below) PUBLIC RELATIONS COMMITTEE – Steve Lazzara, AICP, Chair • Alison Giangrasse from the PR Committee handled the awards presentation for Montgomery • Alison Giangrasse from our PR Committee did the award presentation for Montgomery. Here is the link to the newspaper article reporting on her presentation. Plenty of great quotes from her!!! http://ledgersentinel.com/article.asp?a=9330 • Sent Letter to WTTW Chicago Tonight trying to get air time to talk about planners/planning • Next PR Sub-committee meeting end of the month to draft work plan UPPSA (UIC STUDENT SECTION) – Sara Amaral, Student Representative Schedule of Spring 2011 Events • • • • • • • •

Internship Experiences, Friday, January 21st CMS Networking & Mentoring Event, Thursday, January 27th Innovation Symposium, Friday, February 4th Marketing Your Work, Thursday, February 10th Resume & Portfolio Review, Friday, February 25th Internship Connection, Friday, March 11th Presentation Skills, Thursday, March 31st, Master’s Project Showcase, Friday, April 22nd

Summary of Fall 2010's Events • Park(ing Day), Sept 17th • Mentorship Program Information Session, Oct 1st • Planning your masters Project, Oct 15th • Informational Interview and Networking Workshop, Nov 12th • Charity Turkey Bowl - flag football with donations to Chicago Food Kitchen, Nov 16th Mentoring Program Update, Bob Zimmerer, AICP (Mentoring Program Co-Coordinator) • SPO Event/Mentoring Outreach - In November, Bob Zimmerer, AICP went UIUC to speak at and take part in a SPO-event (“Fall Professionals”) along with APA-IL 2010 Vice -President Rob Kowalski, AICP and Jeff Hart. Rob introduced attendees to the APA, the APA-IL, and the AICP, Bob introduced attendees to the Mentoring Program, and Joe Hart (of the U.S. Air Force) introduced attendees to planning programs – and job opportunities – at the federal/national level. 2010 Student Representative Malika Ramdas did an outstanding job of putting together the SPO-event, attracting 30+ students to the event, on a sunny, 70+ degree, Friday afternoon in November. Since this visit, a few UIUC students signed up with the Mentoring Program and more are expected this spring. PLEASE NOTE: If any members of the board that reside outside of the Chicago area – especially those members in/near Champaign/Urbana, Bloomington/Normal, or Peoria – are not mentors, then please consider becoming a mentor. We are expecting interest in non-Chicago-area mentors to increase given UIUC’s location and the fact that its undergraduate population is not as Chicago-centric as APA-IL’s overall membership is. • Coordinating January's CMS/YPG/Mentoring Event. As of late, Michael and I have been working with the Urban Planning & Policy Student Association (UPPSA) @ UIC, the Young Planners Group, and the Chicago Metro Section to plan, coordinate, and promote a networking event later this month. All the different divisions/programs of the

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APA-IL are working together in hopes of attracting more planners of all ages, levels of experience, backgrounds, etc. Due to the involvement of the Young Planners Group, we think there will be a good number of “new” planners at the event; so students will be able to meet planners who have navigated the job market recently, which is something students have said they are very interested in doing. ON A RELATED NOTE, I would encourage members who reside in the Chicago area to attend the aforementioned event, and meet student planners and/or young planners. In addition, the group of planners that usually attend CMS-events differ from the group of planners that typically attend the APA-IL State Conference, which makes this event a good place to interact with a different part of APA-IL’s membership. See flyer below for more information on the January Event. • Mentoring Program Coordinator Succession. In July Bob Zimmerer, AICP will take on the responsibilities of the Mentoring Program Coordinator and Michael Mayes, AICP will continue in a supporting role.

(RE)CONNECT THIS JANUARY! CMS Networking & Mentorship Event Join fellow Chicago area planners for a fun networking opportunity to meet your peers in the profession, or reacquaint with familiar faces.* We are bringing together planners from every stage of planning careers, from seasoned professionals to those new to the profession. This reception is also an opportunity for members participating in the Illinois Chapter Mentoring program to meet with students and recent graduates. Appetizers will be offered along with a cash bar. *AICP CM Credits are not available for this event’s program. WHEN: Thursday, January 27, 2011, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Feel free to stop by anytime! WHERE: JAK’s TAP | 901 W. Jackson | Chicago | IL 60607 COST: FREE – Compliments of APA-CMS. RSVP: Please e-mail apachicagometrosection@yahoo.com by January 21st please include the number of years of experience you have as a planner or if you are currently a student. QUESTIONS: For information, please contact Jeromie_Winsor@urscorp.com. SPONSORED BY: Illinois Chapter of the APA Chicago Metro Section, Young Planners Group & Mentoring Program UIC’s Urban Planning & Policy Student Association

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Committee Reports


Chicago Metro Section (CMS) The purpose of the Chicago Metro Section (CMS) of the APA IL Chapter is to better serve the members of the Chapter that reside in the nine county Chicagoland area. The Section provides monthly networking and outreach events.

Illinois State Section Officers Vijay Gadde, President, APA-IL Board Representative (gadde@volz.org) Jeromie Winsor, Gary Reschke, James Testin, Allison Laff

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2011 Activity Reports March 4, 2011 o The CMS organized a networking and mentorship event on Jan. 27th at Jack’s Tap. This year’s focus was bringing together planners from every stage of planning careers. The CMS had record 73 planners participate in this event, including over 40 students/recent graduates. Thanks to Bob Zimmerer and Michael Mays of the Mentoring Committee for making this event a great success!

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Illinois State Section (ISS) The purpose of the Illinois State Section (ISS) of the APA IL Chapter is to better serve the members of the Chapter that reside outside the nine county Chicagoland area. The Section provides outreach and promotes supports practicing planners with networking opportunities and knowledge-based training opportunities. The Illinois State Section includes six regions.

Illinois State Section Officers Philip Dick, Director, APA-IL Board Representative (Philip.dick@mcleancountyil.gov) Jon Oliphant, Chris Limas, Chris Mathias, Stephanie Ashe, Kimberly Smith

2011 Goals Support practicing planners with networking and knowledge base; Promote planning as a profession; Increase perceived benefit of APA-IL ISS membership; Establish local community presence as an organization; Increase outreach; and Increase membership.

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We are developing a “Citizen Planner Workshop Marketing Plan” as presented by Paul Ellis. As part of this plan, we are having 1,000 citizen planner workshop mailers printed to be distributed at the Quincy ISS Conference.

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Rochelle (Region 1); Tri County/Peoria (Regions 2); Champaign/Urbana (Regions 3) Bloomington/Normal (Region 3); Decatur (Region 4); and possibly Carbondale (Region 6).

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We discussed using the “Planning Officials Training Program” of Michael Blue, and found significant interest in this program for workshops planned in Champaign/Urbana and Bloomington/Normal.

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Legislative Committee The purpose of the Legislative committee is to a) keep abreast of federal, state and local legislation important to planning, b) advise on matters involving the federal, state and local legislation relevant to the Chapter, c) prepare the Chapter’s response to National APA Policy Guide Drafts, d) solicit and receive comments and provide analysis on key legislative issues to enable the Executive Committee to be informed on, assume a policy stance, and take action, if necessary.

Committee Members Sharon Caddigan, Chair (scaddigan@streamwood.org) Gary Reschke, Christopher Kendall, Grace Bazylewski

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Monitor and advise membership of relevant planning legislation in Springfield and Washington, DC Advocate for funding of planning legislation and the Local Technical Planning Assistance Act.

2011 Committee Activity Reports March 4, 2011 o Participated in Legislative Chair’s Webinar on the 2011 Federal Budget and Continuing Resolution o Reviewed list of bills entered into the General Assembly relevant to planning and development, including:  HB1056 – Zoning Decisions – Establishes procedural rules when zoning decisions are under judicial review because of actions taken by affected parties. This is in Committee.  HB1091 – Public-Private Partnerships for Transportation – Allows IDOT and ISTHA to enter into public-private partnerships for the development, financing, and operation of transportation projects through public-private agreements. This is in 2nd Reading.  HB1869 – Website Publication of Notice – Provides that publishing required notices on a municipality’s website can meet the guidelines of proper notice. This is in Committee.  SB37 – Posting Documents on Website – Establishes requirements for posting certain documents (budgets, ordinances, etc.) on-line including historic documentation. This is in Committee. May 6, 2011 o July 8, 2011 o September 9 , 2011 o November 4, 2011 o


University of Illinois at Chicago Urban Planning and Policy Student Association (UPPSA) The Urban Planning and Policy Student Association (UPPSA) serves and represents students enrolled at the Master's level in the Urban Planning and Policy Program of the University of Illinois at Chicago. UPPSA represents the interests of MUPP candidates within all levels of UIC administration, facilitates student input in collegiate procedure, promotes and sponsors educational and networking events to advance the academic and professional development goals of MUPP candidates, and acts as an open forum for the exchange of ideas and information.

UPPSA Officers Sara Amaral, Vice President, APA-IL Representative (sarafamaral@gmail.com) Bob Fuller, Sarah Jane Sherburn, Jackie Scanlan, Jeanny S. Wang, Michael Ashkenasi, Merideth Klekotka

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University of Illinois at Chicago Urban Planning and Policy Student Association (UPPSA) The Urban Planning and Policy Student Association (UPPSA) serves and represents students enrolled at the Master's level in the Urban Planning and Policy Program of the University of Illinois at Chicago. UPPSA represents the interests of MUPP candidates within all levels of UIC administration, facilitates student input in collegiate procedure, promotes and sponsors educational and networking events to advance the academic and professional development goals of MUPP candidates, and acts as an open forum for the exchange of ideas and information.

UPPSA Officers Sara Amaral, Vice President, APA-IL Representative (sarafamaral@gmail.com) Bob Fuller, Sarah Jane Sherburn, Jackie Scanlan, Jeanny S. Wang, Michael Ashkenasi, Merideth Klekotka

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Student Planning Organization (SPO) The SPO's mission is to provide a vehicle for communication between staff, faculty and students in the planning program, provide forums for workshops and discussions, and organize social events for the department.

SPO Officers John Whalen, APA-IL Representative (jwhalen2@illinois.edu) Ira Mabel, Ali Thompson, Amber King, Philip Bogusz, Kate Ferrer, Troy Mix, Hira Aamir, Valerie Clark, Divya Chandrasekhar, Tim Green, Ryan Holmes, Kate Nesse, Aditi Kambuj

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Student Planning Organization (SPO) The SPO's mission is to provide a vehicle for communication between staff, faculty and students in the planning program, provide forums for workshops and discussions, and organize social events for the department.

SPO Officers John Whalen, APA-IL Representative (jwhalen2@illinois.edu) Ira Mabel, Ali Thompson, Amber King, Philip Bogusz, Kate Ferrer, Troy Mix, Hira Aamir, Valerie Clark, Divya Chandrasekhar, Tim Green, Ryan Holmes, Kate Nesse, Aditi Kambuj

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