2020 OC-APA Board Election

Cast your vote today! Ballots due December 31, 2019.  Nomination Statements VICE DIRECTOR FOR PROGRAMS Amy Stonich, AICP:  It is with excitement and anticipation that I am running for Director of Orange Section APA. I currently hold the position and have served the past two years. I am an active member of the American Planning Association practicing as a…

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Register today for the July Lunch Program: Leadership on the Dais!

A lively discussion from retired Orange County Planning Directors on the skills and leadership traits every Planning Commissioner can (and should) deliver! Join us for “Tales of the Commission” an exchange geared for Planning Commissioners intent on growing their planning policy and land use tool-box while ethically serving their communities and improving their leadership skills as a Planning Commissioner….

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Outreach Toolbox: Strategies to Lead Effective Engagement and Minimize Opposition and Outrage in Public Participation

“Outreach Toolbox: Strategies to Lead Effective Engagement and Minimize Opposition and Outrage in Public Participation” May 16th 11am to 1pm Las Lomas Community Center 10 Federation Way, Irvine, CA 92603 Public anger is an increasing fact of society. Growing global citizen outrage causes government gridlock, lawsuits, stopped projects, election losses, loss of time, money, and destroyed credibility. It also makes…

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Legislative Update Save the Date!

Please join us from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Quail Hill Community Center in Irvine! APA Orange County Section will host Attorneys David Snow and Diana Varat from the Law Office of Richards, Watson and Gershon, where they will provide a comprehensive overview of the Legislative Updates for 2019. Registration Fee students $5.00 USDmembers $15.00 USDnon-members $20.00 USD

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March Lunch Program: New Regulatory Requirements Will Affect Your Projects

When: March 21, 2019 Time: 11:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m. Location: Los Lomas Community Park, 10 Federation Way Irvine, CA 92603 The latest Wetlands and Waters of the US and State regulatory changes. Wetlands and endangered species regulations are changing as a result of new government policies. The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACOE) may wind up with…

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2019 Orange Section Election Ballot

As the 2018 year comes to an end it is time for the Orange Section Board Member Elections! We have a number of great candidates running for board member positions and we are so grateful to all of the candidates for volunteering their time! As an APA member, please take a moment to read through the candidate statements below…

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RFP: City of La Palma – General Plan and Zoning Ordinance Amendment – NOTICE OF CANCELLATION

City of La Palma, California  October 18, 2018  NOTICE OF CANCELLATION REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL CD 18-001   The City of La Palma (“City”) issued the Request for Proposals CD 18-001 on October 4, 2018.  This notice shall serve as notification of the City’s decision October 18, 2018, 12:00pm noon to cancel Request for Proposal # CD 18-001 General Plan…

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