IPA-Affiliated Events

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

Creating a Flood Ready Community
This popular course returns for the fourth year. “Planning 201” 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. Catered lunch and networking session will immediately follow the training, from noon to 1 p.m.

May 19, 2017 | 9 a.m. to noon | University of Delaware Paradee Center | Dover, Del.
Cost: $50 | Instructors: Phil Barnes, PhD; Danielle Swallow; and Greg Williams

Register now | download workshop flyerPDF icon | Registration deadline: May 18

A limited number of registration fee waivers are available for municipal officials, based on financial need. Fees will be covered by the Delaware Coastal Training Program. To request a fee waiver, please email Kelly Valencik, Coastal Training Program Coordinator at kelly.valencik@state.de.us.

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) for Local Officials
“Local Government Leadership 101” will provide information for all officials dedicated to ensuring open,
transparent, and honest government. Attendees will be provided with a comprehensive review of the most significant provisions in the Delaware Freedom of Information Act, along with examples of how certain FOIA issues have been addressed or resolved by local officials. This session qualifies for certificate credit in the Academy for Excellence in Local Government Leadership.

June 16, 2017 | 9 a.m. to noon | University of Delaware Paradee Center | Dover, Del.
Cost: $50 | Instructors: Max Walton, Esq., Partner, Connolly Gallagher

Register now | download workshop flyerPDF icon | Registration deadline: June 15