Training Opportunities

Upcoming Training Opportunities 

Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning council workshop will be a series of 12 on-line 1-2 hours trainings from Oct.18 to Nov. 5, 2021. Topic include affordable clean energy (Community Choice Aggregation)flood resiliencythe ongoing legacy of redlining and equity issues in zoning lawspro tips for making the Site Plan Review process work better for your communityZoning Board of Appeals overview and many more.

Registration link

For additional details on individual workshops

Nov 1 Noon-1PM
Session 9
Historic Preservation 101: Building a better future through preservation of our past (Landmark Society of WNY)

Nov 3 Noon-1:30PM
Session 10
Solar, Solar - Everywhere: Solar, Battery Energy Storage, Zoning, and Experiences  (Wendel)

Nov 4 2-4PM
Session 11
Advancing Community-Level Resilience 2: Sewer and Septic Opportunities for Action (Syracuse Univ., NY Sea Grant, Cornell, G/FLRPC)

Nov 8 noon-1PM
Session 12
Innovations in Public Engagement (Highland Planning)

Nov 9 2-4PM
Session 13
Advancing Community-Level Resilience 3: Adopting Local Models of Flood Resiliency and Barriers to Implementation (Syracuse Univ., NY Sea Grant, Cornell, G/FLRPC)

Nov 10 noon-2PM
Session 14
Community Choice Aggregation (G/FLRPC, Town of Brighton)

Nov. 4, 2021 5 to 7 PM NYSDOS with Schuyler, Chemung and Steuben Counties  Vacancy: Strategies and Tools for Local Government

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November 10, 2021 NYSDOS and Dutchess County, County Referral Process

December 23, 2021 6:00 to 7:00 pm Municipal Bootcamp: Topic TBA (MRB & Hancock Eatabrook)

The  New York Planning Federation  trainings are free if your municipality is a member.  

Call or e-mail with membership number or to pay and participate as a non-member. 518-512-5270 or email 


The NY Conference of Mayors also offers virtual and recorded webinars for member villages and cities