training2 Wayne County Local Government Trainings
Wayne County, New York
Training Dates and Topics For 2015
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The following is a list of the local government trainings to be offered by the Wayne County Economic Development and Planning Department. All trainings will be taught by department staff and will be held at the Public Safety Building, 7376 Rt. 31, Lyons, NY. Seating is limited to 50 people per training session and pre-registration is required. Registrations will not be accepted after 3pm the day of the training. To register, please visit our website at co.wayne.ny.us/plantraining/ or contact the Wayne County Economic Development and Planning Department at 315-946-5919.

September 16th Trainings:

The following is a list of local government training sessions that will be offered by NYS Department of State staff and held in the 2nd Floor Operations Room of the Wayne County Public Safety Building, 7376 Rt. 31, Lyons, NY. Seating is limited to 65 people per training session and pre-registration is required. Please note that registrations will not be accepted after 3 pm the day of the training. To register, please visit our website at www.co.wayne.ny.us/plantraining or contact the Wayne County Department of Economic Development and Planning at 315-946-5919. Pizza and refreshments will also be available, if desired, for $5.00 per person (pre-registration required and CASH only). Please see details below:

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Please indicate which training/s you would like to attend:

Topic: Planning Board Basics
Date:   Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Time:  7-9 pm
Location: Public Safety Building
Description:   This training is free of charge and is designed for new board members or as a refresher. This introductory training will cover general topics such as the role of planning board members, procedural issues, Special Use Permits, Site Plan Review and Subdivisions.
   
Topic: Zoning Board of Appeals Basics
Date:   Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Time:  7-9 pm
Location: Public Safety Building
Description:   This training is free of charge and is designed for new board members or as a refresher. This introductory training will cover general topics such as the role of board of appeals members, procedural issues, Special Use Permits, Area Variances and Use Variances.
   
Topic: State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQR)
Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time:  7-9 pm
Location: Public Safety Building
Description:   This training is free of charge and is designed for members of locally elected and appointed boards. This introductory training is designed to help a community better understand what the State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) is, when it is needed, and what information is required.
   
Topic: Subdivisions
Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Time: 7-9 pm
Location: Public Safety Building
Description:   This training is free of charge and is designed for members of locally elected and appointed boards. This training is designed to discuss the requirements of subdivision regulations and the process of reviewing applications.
   
Topic: Wind Energy Regulation
Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Time:  5-6:30 pm
Location: 2nd Floor Operations Room of the Wayne County Public Safety Building, 7376 Rt. 31, Lyons, NY.
Description:   Taught By: New York State Department of State. This session addresses the adoption of local laws to regulate wind energy systems—from modest residential and agricultural systems to large-scale commercial wind farms. Environmental, aesthetic, and other issues of interest to local governments are also discussed, along with applicable state and federal regulations relating to wind energy systems. This training is free of charge.
   
Topic: DINNER
Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Time:  6:30-6:45 pm
Location: 2nd Floor Operations Room of the Wayne County Public Safety Building, 7376 Rt. 31, Lyons, NY
Description:   We are offering those interested an opportunity to sign up for pizza and refreshments. The cost is $5 per person: CASH ONLY at the door for those who have pre-registered. Please be sure to register for this service so we know how much food to order. If you will be here for multiple sessions but are not interested in pizza, you are welcome to bring food with you.
   
Topic: Solar Energy Regulation
Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Time:  6:45-8:15 pm
Location: 2nd Floor Operations Room of the Wayne County Public Safety Building, 7376 Rt. 31, Lyons, NY.
Description:   Taught By: New York State Department of State. This course addresses the authority of local governments to regulate photovoltaic solar energy systems—from modest residential and agricultural systems to large-scale institutional and commercial solar arrays and sun farms. Environmental and economic benefits and aesthetic challenges are discussed, and tools such as the New York State Unified Solar Permit are provided to allow solar arrays and regulate their impacts. This training is free of charge.
   
Topic: White Elephants
Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Time:  8:15-9:15 pm
Location: 2nd Floor Operations Room of the Wayne County Public Safety Building, 7376 Rt. 31, Lyons, NY.
Description:   Taught By: New York State Department of State. Are you herding white elephants in your community? What’s to be done with those vacant or underused architectural gems like churches, armories, and depots? This course examines the socio-economic reasons for their vacancies, and land use tools that can help restore their rightful places as revitalizing neighborhood anchors. Before you issue that demolition permit, take note of these creative examples of adaptive re-uses. This training is free of charge.
   
Topic: Agricultural Districts
Date: Monday, October 5, 2015
Time:  7-9 pm
Location: Public Safety Building
Description:   This training is free of charge and is designed for members of locally elected and appointed boards. This training is designed to explain what Agricultural Districts are, the protections they provide the local farm community, how they differ from local zoning districts and agricultural assessment, and how agricultural uses affect cost of community services.