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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Register Now: Planning Day & General Assembly Meeting 2020 via Zoom

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Wednesday & Thursday, Nov. 4 & 5
 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

(registration closes Nov. 2)

Register Here

Free – Member / $15 (per day) – Non-member

(This registration will only reserve your space. Payment for non-member towns is payable to AVCOG. Once we receive your registration, AVCOG will send you an invoice via the email you used to register.)


See the event schedule below. All registered attendees will receive the link to attend a few days prior to the event. 

This schedule is subject to change without notice.

 Nov. 4: All About Subdivisions

 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.   Maine’s Subdivision Law, Definitions and Exceptions
John Maloney, former Senior Planner, AVCOG    

 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Maine’s Subdivision Law, Common Questions
Lee Jay Feldman, Director of Planning, Southern Maine Planning & Development Commission

11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. BREAK

11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Maine’s Subdivision Law, Review Criteria
Jay Kamm, Senior Planner, Northern Maine Development Commission

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.    Maine’s Subdivision Law, Case Law
Philip Saucier, Bernstein Shur

Nov. 5: Moving Municipalities Forward

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.      AVCOG General Assembly Meeting

 9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.   Land Banking in Maine
George O’Keefe, Economic Development Director, Town of Rumford
Ian Houseal, Community Development Director, City of Sanford                                                                          

10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  BREAK

 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Calculating the True Cost of Development
Kevin Sunderland, Former Manager of Saco

 12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.    Market Rate and Affordable Housing Solutions
Greg Payne, Maine Housing Coalition, etc.

Accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities or limited English Proficiency. Requests for accommodations should be made at least 72 hours prior to the meeting.

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