IPA-Affiliated Events

You can register for most of our events online with either a major credit card or online check.

Board of Adjustment Issues - Virtual Seminar (“Planning 206”)
a workshop on two DVDs with supplementary data CD
Available for sale now! - $50

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Municipal Clerks Certificate Training Program
This 40-hour program consisting of six Friday sessions. Participation in this training over a three-year cycle satisfies the International Institute of Municipal Clerks's educational requirements for the Certified Municipal Clerk designation.

Feb. 27, March 6, 13, 20 & 27, and April 10, 2015 | Kent County Levy Court Building | Dover, Del.
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Cost: $475

Registration is now closed | event page

Sussex Broadband Working Group
A representative from the Delaware Department of Technology and Information (DTI) will be updating the group on the State's current efforts and future plans for enhancing internet connectivity across Delaware. In other business, we'll hear updates on several broadband initiatives and continue planning a forum to highlight issues and opportunities relative to high speed internet access in southern Delaware. 

March 5, 2015 | Sussex County Emergency Operations Center
21911 Rudder Lane, Georgetown, DE 19947
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

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Land-Use and Development Administration ("Planning 103")
This is primarily a hands-on course designed to build the skills for administering and interpreting land-use regulations. Participants will be introduced to zoning, subdivision, and land-use codes. This session qualifies for certificate credit in the Academy for Excellence in Local Government Leadership and the Delaware Planning Education Program.

March 13, 2015 | Paradee Center | Dover, Del.
9 a.m. to noon
Cost: $50

Register now
| event flyer | registration deadline: March 9


Board of Adjustment Issues ("Planning 206")
The Board of Adjustment is an important quasi-judicial municipal body. This session will provide an overview of proper board composition; proper board procedures for conducting hearings and rendering decisions; variance standards; and an overview of appellate review standards for board actions. This session qualifies for certificate credit in the Academy for Excellence in Local Government Leadership and the Delaware Planning Education Program.

May 15, 2015 | Paradee Center | Dover, Del.
9 a.m. to noon
Cost: $50

Register now | event flyer | registration deadline: May 11


Creating a Flood Ready Community ("Planning 201")
This course reviews the multiple sources of flood risks to Delaware communities that can be addressed and mitigated through planning, codes, and ordinances. It covers floodplain requirements for municipalities and tools for adapting to flood risk. Sources of funding and technical assistance will also be presented. This session qualifies for certificate credit in the Academy for Excellence in Local Government Leadership and the Delaware Planning Education Program.

June 12, 2015 | Paradee Center | Dover, Del.
9 a.m. to noon
Cost: $50

Register now | event flyer | registration deadline: June 8

Basic Mediation Training
A four-day training session offered by IPA's Conflict Resolution Program
October 6–7 & 13–14, 2015 | Buena Vista Conference Center | New Castle, Del.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: $725* if registered before August 14, 2015, $825* from August 14, 2015 to September 14, 2015
(includes continental breakfast, lunch, beverages and materials)

Delaware Conflict Resolution Network members receive a $100 discount for this event. Call 302-831-8158 to register if you are a DCRN member.

Registration Opens June 1, 2015 | download workshop flyerPDF icon | registration deadline: September 14