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The Good… The Bad and the Ugly…
Low Impact Development/Better Site Design
Greenburgh & The Villages
DATE: January 23, 2010 (snow date 1/30/10)
TIME: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
LOCATION: Irvington Public Library, 12 South Astor St.
8:30 am: Registration
& Continental Breakfast
9:00 am – 12:00 pm:
- Keynote and Better Site Design Planning Exercise. KEYNOTE:
Low Impact Development/Better Site Design Principles &
Techniques – What they are, Why they matter in flooding and water quality: Sandeep
Mehrota, Chair, Hastings
Environmental Commission; Vice President, Hazen & Sawyer P.C.,
Environmental Engineers and Scientists
- Local examples of “Good and Bad” stormwater
- Municipal Roundtable Site Planning
Exercise: Local experts and
resource professionals will lead and provide assistance to participants in
reviewing sample site plans such as a single residential lot and a small
- Discuss lessons learned from planning exercise.
Provide an understanding of
low impact development/better site design principles and techniques applicable
to our area and how they can be incorporated into the review of local
development projects and site plans.
PLUS: earn three credits of NYS Mandatory Credit for Planning & Zoning Boards
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Planning Boards, Zoning Boards of Appeal,Conservation Boards, Village Administrators, Mayors and Elected Officials
SPONSORED BY: Groundwork Hudson Valley/Saw Mill River
and Greenburgh Environmental Forum, Federated Conservationists of Westchester
FUNDING PROVIDED BY: NYC DEC/Hudson River Estuary Program,
Westchester Community Foundation, and US
EPA Targeted Watershed Program
Roundtable Registration Form
January 23, 2010 (Snow Date January
8:30 am – noon
12 Astor St.
REGISTRATION INFORMATION TO EMILY AT: Emily@groundworkhv.org
REGISTRATION TO: (914) 375-2153
Information, contact: Anne Jaffe Holmes
Groundwork Hudson Valley | 6 Wells Avenue | Yonkers | NY | 10701