Sid Fox, AICP is the Planning Director for Carbon County in Wyoming. He started with Carbon County in the spring of 2010. The planning staff of three serves as the administrative support for the County Planning & Zoning Commission. Their main role is to implement the County Comprehensive Plan through administration of zoning and subdivision regulations.
Joy Hill has served as the Director of Planning and Zoning in Park County, Wyoming since June 2018. Prior to that, she was the Land Planner/GIS Manager for Big Horn County, Wyoming for six years.
Meet Angela Parker, AICP, CFM, who most recently served as president of the Western Planning Resources board which publishes the Western Planner. She has worked GIS projects in the areas Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Today she is the Land Planner/GIS Manager for Big Horn County, Wyoming.
With over a decade of experience as a planner for the small maritime City of Blaine, Washington, Alex Wenger, AICP has designed and built several neighborhood parks and recreational facilities. Some of Alex’s favorite projects have been developing new public beaches and creating a new a nautical themed playground called the Marine Park Playground. Article republished courtesy of the Planning Association of Washington. by Alex Wenger, AICP
Julia Crain has been working for the Butte-Silver Bow Planning Department since 2011. Her formal title is special projects planner, which can encompass most anything that enhances the Butte area, including land uses for specific areas and improving the Silver Bow Creek and Blacktail Creek corridors. By Mike Smith. Article republished courtesy of the Montana Standard.
Meet Meredith Duvall, a Planner for City of Gillette, Wyoming. She advises to get involved in your community outside of work in order to better understand how residents interact with the city. Article submitted by Megan Nelms, AICP.
Kim Lee, AICP is the Planning Manager for the city of Bismarck with over 30 years of experience. Reprinted courtesy of the North Dakota Planning Association
When the new Fellows of the American Institute of Certified Planners gathered for their induction ceremony at the APA National Conference in New Orleans, New Mexico, the Western Planner was well represented. For anyone who knows Dan Pava, FAICP, and/or Jim Strozier, FAICP, it is no surprise that both have achieved this distinguished milestone representing a feather in the cap of their long and illustrious planning careers. by John M. Valdez, AICP, and Brad Stebleton
As the Yankton County Planning & Zoning director, Pat Garrity has overseen the completion of the Dakota Plains grain terminal at Napa Junction, a big year for building permits and the contentious issue of CAFOs that promises to spill into the new year. And beyond county government, Garrity has dedicated himself to a much bigger cause — raising awareness of and prevention of suicide. It’s because of these many efforts that the Press & Dakotan has named Patrick Garrity its Newsmaker of the Year for 2017. by Rob Nielsen
Planning is a multidisciplinary subject. Much like the contents of a newspaper, it involves politics, economics, technology, business sometimes sports and very often opinion. It is challenging and interesting. Janette Sprenger talks about her experience in the Planning and Zoning office in Lawrence County.
At the 2017 Fall Conference-Partners in Progress, the Wyoming Planning Association announced the 2017 Planning Awards. The Annual Planning Awards recognize significant contributions pertaining to outstanding planners and planning programs in Wyoming. by Megan Nelms, AICP
An interview with one of the distinguished speakers at the 2014 WP/Utah APA Chapter Conference in Salt Lake City.
Cammarata was charged with building crucial buy-in while a committee worked diligently through 250 pages of code, word by word, over a period of ten months and 20 meetings. by Brett Walker, AICP
Dan Hanson serves as the planning and zoning administrator for the City of Brookings, a friendly college town, located in eastern South Dakota, half-hour west of the Minnesota border. Hanson is considered one of the most respected planners in the state, working on critical legislation and providing mentoring to fellow planners. by Neil Putnam
Angela Bordegaray discusses serving on local planning.