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Driving Change in Global Logistics
September 18 & 19, 2014
Hyatt Regency, Columbus, OH

Conference organizers have announced keynote speakers and workshop topics for the 2014 Ohio Conference on Freight.
The two-day program includes five major addresses to the entire group of attendees, a choice of 13 smaller workshop
sessions, and option to attend either of two tours.

Registration is now closed.
See the conference webpages for details about professional education credits, travel directions, and much more

“I see your JEDZ and MUD
and raise you a TID”

Wednesday, October 15 at 2 p.m.

swan creek workshop
Making Balanced Growth
Work In Your Community:
A Development Design Workshop

Friday, October 17, 2014
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The Grand Lobby of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza
300 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Toledo, OH

Join planners, developers, engineers, and community leaders for a day’s exploration of best practices in
green development.

Morning session: Implementing Local Priorities
We will look at the Swan Creek watershed’s priorities for development and conservation followed by
a panel discussion with local developers and planning officials. You will gain an understanding of the
concerns of elected officials and the challenges faced by planning agencies and developers.

Afternoon session: Guided Design
We will break into small groups and work out real-world designs for conservation development and
compact development. Each team will include developers, planners/engineers, and community leaders.
You will work with maps, available data, zoning regulations, and site conditions. You’ll aim to create a
financially viable project.

The cost of the workshop is $25.00. A working lunch is included in the day’s program. Class size is limited.
Please register online HERE by October 10. For more information, contact TMACOG Maumee River Coordinator
Matt Horvat: 419.241.9155 ext. 123.

Continuing education credits for engineers, landscape architects and certified planners (AICP)
are in progress

Thank You to our sponsors
TMACOG, American Planning Association Northwest Ohio Section,
Cleveland State University, Davey Resource Group, Home Builders
Association of Greater Toledo, Inc., The Mannik & Smith Group, Inc.,
Ohio Balanced Growth

TMACOG Public Transit/Passenger Rail Committee & Northwest Ohio Passenger Rail Assoc. (NOPRA)
Annual Passenger Rail Forum -- Monday, November 17, 2014
11 a.m. till 1 p.m.
The Toledo Club

Speaker: David King, General Manager, Triangle Transit in Durham, North Carolina, and former
leader of the NC Dept. of Transportation Rail Division.
>> Both at the state and regional level, great things are happening in North Carolina in
connecting cities via rail and public transportation, so his presentation will be of great interest.

Stay tuned -- registration and other details to come.


Friday, April 11, 2014
8 a.m.-2 p.m.
The Pinnacle
1772 Indian Wood Circle
Maumee, Ohio

TMACOG Tech: Ohio Sunshine Law
Friday, April 4, 2014, 9 a.m. – noon at Owens Community College

All elected officials are required to attend (or designate an agent to attend) three hours of training on Ohio’s
public records and open meetings laws during each elected term. The seminar includes information on maintaining
public records, advertising open meetings, and responding to requests for records. Training is provided by the
Ohio Attorney General’s office at no charge.

TMACOG Open House
February 18, 2014
>>Spengler Nathanson Attorney Cheryl Wolff’s presentation | Complying with Ohio’s Open Meetings Law

Thursday, February 13, 2014. Grand Lobby of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza
TMACOG joins with local partners to share information about the value of Geographic Information Systems
with students and the public.

TMACOG General Assembly
>> January 29, 2014 at the Holiday Inn French Quarter, Perrysburg

300 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Suite 300 | Toledo, OH 43604 | Phone: 419.241.9155 | Fax: 419.241.9116
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