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Press Release

Publish Date: 4/24/2008

Planning Board Training

Starting in January 2007, state law requires members of planning boards, zoning boards of appeals and county planning boards to receive 4 hours of training per year. The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development and Planning and the New York State Department of State, Division of Local Government is sponsoring 3 hours of free training on THURSDAY, MAY 29, 2008, 5:30 pm To 9 pm at FMCC.

Training Courses Offered

5:30 pm- 6:30 pm - How to Conduct Effective Meetings
( 1 credit hour)

15 minute break

6:45 pm- 7:45 pm - Municipal Comprehensive Plans
( 1 credit hour)

15 minute break

8:00 pm- 9:00pm - Property Maintenance- Drafting a Junk Law You Can Use
( 1 credit hour)

PLEASE Call to reserve a place at the training and to help us know how many handouts to prepare.

For More Information, contact Doug Greene, Montgomery County Planner at 518-853-8155 or

Note: This training will not qualify for Attorney training certification.