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Educational Event on Military Land Use Compatibility and the Pending General Plan Guidelines Update
You are cordially invited to a workshop co-hosted by the Association of Environmental Professionals, San Francisco Bay Area Chapter and the California American Planning Association Chapter on Military Land Use Compatibility Planning, and the General Plan Guidelines Update. Come learn about the upcoming General Plan Guidelines Update, and how Military Land Use Compatibility Planning is relevant to all local governments in California and their planning processes. *AICP Credit Pending*

The workshop will be offered in two locations, one in Sacramento on Thursday, May 1st from 12:30-2:30 at the California State Capitol Building - OPR, 1400 10th Street. Please register for the Sacramento session by April 29th on the Superior Chapter Website. Payment will be accepted online or at the door by cash or check payable to AEP. For questions or to cancel, contact Christina Ryan.

The other session will be in Berkeley on Friday, May 2nd from 12:30-2:30 p.m. at the PlaceWorks offices at 1625 Shattuck Avenue suite 300, Berkeley, CA 94709. Please RSVP for the Berkeley session either by emailing Mark Kenegos at mkenegos@gmail.comor go to the San Francisco Bay Chapter AEP website to register and pay online through PayPal. On site payment will be accepted in the form of cash or check only.

Lunch will be provided with a $10 workshop fee. We look forward to your participation. 
Guest speakers will include:
The Governor's Office of Planning and Research: Seth Litchney, Senior Planner and Holly Roberson, Community Engagement and Land Use Specialist.
Navy Region Southwest: Steve Chung, Regional Community Plans and Liaison Officer
Department of Defense Office of Economic Adjustment: Amanda Fagan, Project Manager 
Additional Resources:

You can visit this GIS mapping tool to see military airspace and land use areas by County, City, and Project Location throughout California: California Military Land Use Compatibility Analyst

General Plan Guidelines Update:http://www.opr.ca.gov/docs/General_Plan_Guidelines_2014_Website.pdf 

Advisory Handbook for Community and Military Compatibility Planning

AEP Holiday Party

The Association of Environmental Professionals San Francisco Bay Area Chapter invites AEP Members to join us for our annual Holiday Party. The party is free to AEP Members and their guest. Dress is festive and casual. Jupiter is located across the street from the Downtown Berkeley BART station and is along the AC Transit Bus Route #18.

CEQA Fall Basic Workshops

CEQA Basics Workshops now open for registration! Student members $15, Student Non-members $30!

Online registration is now open for the CEQA Fall Basics Workshops!  The workshops are conveniently held around the state to accommodate your busy schedule.

Workshops will be held in...

San Diego- October 24
Oakland-October 28
Elk Grove- October 29
Riverside-October 30
Ventura – October 31
San Jose –November 1
Eureka – November 6
Selma-November 7

San Luis Obispo – November 7
Los Angeles – November 7 
Tustin – November 8

Click here to register: 

Cost for early registration is only $125 for members which includes Workshop materials, Continental Breakfast, Lunch and Break.  Early registration deadline is October 14th.   After October 14th there will be a cost increase.  This is an all-day program from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.  Please click here for full schedule: Attendees can pay by check or credit card online.

The program features a curriculum developed specifically for people involved in the environmental review process.  Workshops topics will include: The Statute and Guidelines; Exemption, Negative Declarations and EIR’s; Trustee agencies; Findings; Notices; Legal Challenges & Defensibility and Projects also subject to NEPA.

AICP and MCLE are pending approval.

Please go to www.califaep.org and click on the CEQA Fall Basics Workshops link on the home page.

We look forward to seeing you at one of these very information workshops.


AEP Board of Directors 

   83rd Annual CCPCA Conference

One Bay Area Plan Implications
WhenThu, September 26, 6pm – 8pm
WhereURS 1333 Broadway, Oakland (map)
DescriptionEvent description: WHAT: Plan Bay Area is a regional statement and includes projection about what the Bay Area could look like in 2040. The Plan is the region’s response to SB 375 and to the urgent need to plan for accommodating growth in an increasingly vulnerable world. The planning questions inherent in Plan Bay Area are: Where will these new residents live? Where will they work? How will they get around? What percentage will live in apartments? What percentage will work in dense transit-oriented job centers? Join our panelists as they discuss the One Bay Area Plan, its implications for the future of planning in the Bay and how their communities will implement the policies within the Plan. WHEN: Thursday September 26, 2013, 6-8 pm ( Dinner will be served, networking followed by panel discussion) WHERE: URS Oakland, 1333 Broadway, Suite 800, Oakland, CA 94612 (East access from BART!) WHO: Moderator: Vivian Khan, FAICP/Associate Principal Dyett& Bhatia | Urban and Regional Planners Speakers: Hanson Hom, Community Development Director, City of Sunnyvale Patrick Lane, Redevelopment Manager, City of Oakland Dan Marks, Interim Planning Director, City of Vallejo Debbie Chamberlain, Planning Services Division Manager, City of San Ramon This event is FREE to all AEP and APA members. To register for the event, please go to http://apaaeponebayareaplan.eventbrite.com/. For questions, please feel free to contact Peter Masson, AEP Vice-President of Programs - East Bay at pmasson@craworld.com. CM credits will be available.
AEP 2014 Conference
WhenMar 23 – 26, 2014
WhereWaterfront Beach Resort, Huntington Beach (map)