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Planning for Resilient Cities

November 9, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 8:30 pm

City Staff, Council & Commissions Workshop with MPCA & EQB

  • Staff Workshop – 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Networking Reception – 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
  • Commissions Workshop – 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    (Citizens, elected leaders & staff can attend either session)

Get more out of your plan! Learn with your peers ways your city can include energy and resilience goals in its comprehensive plan. Together we can move our region toward sustainable shared prosperity.

Free event! Bring a team from your city! Please RSVP to participate in person or via webinar at www.allianceforsustainability.com/sustainablecommunities


  • City updates – Cities will give short updates on their comp planning process and resilience themes they are exploring (30 min)
  • New Resilience Planning Resources – Several cities and topic experts will share sample comprehensive plan goals, strategies, and implementation resources (60 min)
    • Sample Energy Goals, Brian Ross, GPI
    • Energy Benchmarking and Green Building Ordinances, Leah Hiniker, Hennepin Co. Kurt Schultz, City of St. Paul
    • Shared Mobility – Frank Douma, U of MN
    • Climate Adaptation/Surface Water Plans – Matt Metzger, Barr Eng., Eric Wojchik, Met Council
    • Health/Equity/Economic Inclusion – Denise Engen, Hennepin Co., Dr. Bruce Corrie, OneMN.org
  • Small Group Discussions on Energy/Buildings, Transportation/Land Use, Adaptation/Water Resources, Health/Equity (90 min) Explore how you can use these resources in your city with peers from other cities and resource staff
    • New tools for mapping current conditions
    • Sample comp plan goals and strategies
    • Implementation resources and funding

Questions? Please call Sean Gosiewski, Alliance for Sustainability, 612-250-0389 sean@afors.org


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