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New Jersey Downtown Institute

February 9, 2016
9:00 amto4:00 pm

Thinking Entrepreneurially: Run Your Downtown Like a Business

This 64th New Jersey Downtown Institute features a full day of training that will help you take your Downtown Management Corporation/Entity into the next level of effective management to make the most of scarce financial, people, and partner resources to achieve your revitalization goals. This session is both recommended for communities and programs that are building their “Main Street” organizations and for those who are already established in managing their downtowns, but want to (or need to) do more with the resources they have.

Location: Allentown Borough Hall, 8 N. Main St., Allentown, N.J. 08501

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APA-NJ, Downtown NJ, Transit Village, Classic Towns, and Retail Minded members receive 10 percent off using the codes from their respective organizations!

Information Session for Certification in Creative Placemaking

February 9, 2016
6:00 pmto7:00 pm

The information session, led by the program’s designer and academic director, will introduce participants to the certification program. Participants will have time to ask questions. Participation is free but registration is required.

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Highlands Council Public Information Session, Washington

February 9, 2016
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

The Highlands Council will update the public on the Regional Master Plan Monitoring Program and present draft indicators. This is NOT a public hearing, but rather informational sessions where members of the public are invited to attend to learn more about this process. A brief overview presentation will be given at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m., with the remaining time available for attendees to review materials that will be available around the room and ask follow-up questions. The Monitoring Program evaluates progress toward achieving the goals of the Highlands Regional Master Plan. The program requires identification of indicators and milestones to measure the impact of the Regional Master Plan on water resources, agriculture, housing, transportation, and economic development within the Highlands Region. No pre-registration is required, but space is limited. Attendees will be asked to sign in. Any schedule change due to weather conditions will be announced on the Council’s web site.

Location: Cafeteria, Warren County Technical School, 1500 Route 57, Washington, NJ 07882

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