2015 Eastern Shore Local Exchange Will Focus on Land Use & Water Resource Issues

The 2015 Eastern Shore Local Government Exchange will focus on best management practices for land use and take place on Thursday, September 24 in Easton, Maryland.  The theme of the event is “Helping Our Communities Plan For The Future” and is open to all county officials, whether from the Eastern Shore or not.  The Exchange is hosted by the Harry R. Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology and the Eastern Shore Local Government Exchange Steering Committee.

From the event’s registration packet:

We are pleased to provide the opportunity for you to attend the 2nd Eastern Shore Local Government Exchange. The Exchange’s goal is to provide an event where local government representatives and citizens can share information concerning best management practices for land use and other issues. …

Agenda topics at this year’s event include:

  • Comprehensive Plans in Maryland: What has changed?

  • The Shore’s Water Resources: Innovative Approaches and Funding Sources to address issues

  • Potential impact of State legislation on the Eastern Shore

The cost to attend the 1-day event is $25 and registrations must be received by Thursday, September 17.  Five AICP CM credits have been approved for this year’s event.

For additional information, please contact Nancy Nunn at nnunn@umd.edu or 410.827.6202 (ext. 128).

2015 Eastern Shore Local Government Exchange Registration Packet and Agenda