SPRING 2022! Upcoming meetings and events
MAP 2022 Spring Meeting June 3 in Bangor
Maine Association of Planners gathered for an afternoon in Bangor. The gathering included a panel on the past legislative session.
Did you think it was hard to follow the legislative session this year? Us too!
In case you missed the panel presentation and explanation about LD 2003, An Act of Implement the Recommendations of the Commission To Increase Housing Opportunities in Maine by Studying Zoning and Land Use Restrictions, here's a link to the slides that provide a summary of the nuts and bolts of the LD 2003.
MAP PFAS and Agricultural Lands Online Workshop Recording
With the alarming news about PFAS contamination on Maine farms, the Maine Association of Planners Legislative Policy Committee (MAP LPC) scrambled to put together an informational workshop that also offered some hope against this latest blow to preserving agricultural lands for food production. The workshop was well attended and can be viewed here.
How to join...... MAP Listserv
The MAP Listserv is a great resource for tapping the knowledge of fellow planners and sharing information about relevant planning news, events, and opportunities.
MAP uses Google Groups for it's Listserv. If you'd like to join the Listserv, here are the instructions to participate in MAP's GOOGLE GROUP:
To Join the Google Group:
1. Visit https://groups.google.com/g/maine-association-planners. You may want to bookmark this URL as you can return here to view and search archived messages once you are a member.
2. Click “Ask to join group”
3. When you request to join, you will be given the option to select email preferences from the following options:
a. No Email: You won't receive messages to the group in your Inbox. You can visit the group's discussion archive to read messages.
b. Abridged Email: Once a day, you'll get a summary of new messages.
c. Digest Email: Once a day, you'll get full email messages bundled into a single message.
d. All Email: You'll receive each message sent to the group separately.
4. You can link to your Google profile, if you have one.
To post to the listserv:
a. Please add this address to your address books and safe sender lists
2. Only members of the group can post messages. Spammers will be removed.