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  • Using surplus properties for affordable housing recorded webinar

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programCities and other local governments now have new authorities to dispose of surplus property at less than market value for affordable housing purposes.
    (CML: Community planning and development; 1 credit)

  • Community planning and development 101 for elected officials

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programLand use planning is one of the most important aspects of a city official’s responsibilities because of the long-term impacts it can have on a community’s environment, economic vitality and the physical health of its residents.
    (CML: Community planning and development; 1 credit)

  • GMA comp plan conversation starters

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programThis Growth Management Act "starter package" features a series of 12 videos covering planning and land use roles and responsibilities, budget, economic development, community engagement and more.
    (CML: Community planning and development; 1 credit)

  • New tools to address zombie homes webinar recording

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programAbandoned homes (also known as zombie homes) have a number of negative implications for cities including crime, public safety issues, lower property values, lack of community cohesion, and lower tax revenue – to name a few.
    (CML: Community planning and development; 1 credit)

  • Short Course on Local Planning

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programThe Short Course on Planning is the pre-eminent training course on land use for planning commissioners and elected officials in Washington. Access this training through a series of ten short videos.
    (CML: Community planning and development; 3 credits)

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