training2 Wayne County Local Government Trainings
Wayne County, New York
Training Dates and Topics For 2016
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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.

The following training sessions will be offered by NYS Department of State staff and held in the Seneca County Office Building – Office For The Aging, 1st (Bottom) Floor, 1 DiPronio Drive, Waterloo, New York 13165. 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 the Wayne County website at www.co.wayne.ny.us/plantraining or contact the Wayne County Department of Economic Development and Planning at p-(315) 946-5919 or the Seneca County Department of Economic Development and Planning at p-(315) 539-1730. Pizza and refreshments will also be available, if desired, for $5.00 per person (pre-registration required and CASH only at the door). Please refer to course details and directions to the training facility that follow:

Map to Wayne County Public Safety Building
Map to Seneca County Office Building

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Topic: Planning Board Basics
Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2016
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: Wednesday, April 13, 2016
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: Maps, Plans and Plats
Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Time: 5-9:30 pm
Location: Public Safety Building
Description: This training is free of charge and is designed for members of locally elected and appointed boards. This 4-hour training will provide hands-on training in reading maps, plans and plats as well as a short demonstration on Geographic Information Systems (GIS). There will be a ½ hour break for dinner, please bring your own dinner to the training.
   
Topic: GIS Gateway
Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Time: 5 - 6:00 pm
Location: Seneca County Office Building – Office For The Aging, 1st (Bottom) Floor, 1 DiPronio Drive, Waterloo, New
Description: Introduction to the Office of Planning and Development’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Gateway. A brief exploration of OPD’s online tool, which identifies New York’s diverse land and offshore assets so residents, local governments, educators, businesses and others can use this information when making planning and development decisions. The website provides public access to free and reliable geographic data, real-time information, interactive tools, and expert knowledge on New York’s resources, including climate change and community resilience activities.
   
Topic: Enforcement of Zoning and Other Local Laws
Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Time: 6:00 - 6:45 pm, 7:15 - 8:00 pm
Location: Seneca County Office Building – Office For The Aging, 1st (Bottom) Floor, 1 DiPronio Drive, Waterloo, New
Description: Municipalities have various regulations that are an extension of their police power that aren’t necessarily enforced by the police—zoning, property maintenance, and noise regulations, for example. This session reviews how these regulations are enforced, with discussion of the relationship between the enforcement officer and the review boards, the effect of an appeal of an enforcement action to the zoning board of appeals, and judicial enforcement of violations.
   
Topic: DINNER / BREAK
Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Time: 6:45 - 7:15 pm
Location: Seneca County Office Building – Office For The Aging, 1st Fl., 1 DiPronio Drive, Waterloo, New York 13165
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: County Referral
Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Time: 8:00 - 9:30 pm
Location: Seneca County Office Building – Office For The Aging, 1st (Bottom) Floor, 1 DiPronio Drive, Waterloo, New York 13165
Description: Many applications before local boards require referral to the county planning agency before action can be taken on them. This course reviews the requirements of General Municipal Law 239-l, -m, and –n and the law’s impact on local decision making. It includes discussion of the benefits of county referral, the effect of recommendations from the county planning agency, and the consequences of failing to make a required referral to the county planning agency.
   
Topic: Meetings, Hearings and Record Keeping
Date: Monday, October 03, 2016
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 the goals and requirements associated with holding meetings, in contrast to the purposes and legal requirements surrounding a public hearing. Also addressed are aspects of the Open Meetings Law, including executive sessions, quorums, minutes, and public notices. We will also discuss why board members and support staff should strive to make records that are of value to enforcement personnel, applicants, municipal attorneys, and current and future boards.