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2017 Hoosier Planning Awards

Posted on January 5th, by Josh Desmond in APA Indiana, Awards, Conference, Uncategorized. No Comments

Nominations are now open for the 2017 Hoosier Planning Awards as well as the Indiana Planning Sagamore award. Go to the Awards page for further information about the program and nomination materials. Nominations must be submitted by January 13, 2017, …


Comprehensive Plan Standards – Share Your Opinion Now with APA!

Posted on July 28th, by Nate Nickel in APA Indiana, Comprehensive Planning. No Comments

By Nate Nickel

Should the American Planning Association (APA) develop a program to recognize communities that create and adopt Comprehensive Plan Standards for Sustaining Places?

Please share your thoughts by completing a brief online survey, open now through August 14,


A Post from the President

Posted on May 27th, by Jill Ewing in APA Indiana. No Comments

I think Spring has arrived even though I might question it after attending my daughter’s sectional track meet in Lowell last night. A brisk 41 degrees last night and I felt every cold degree run right through me while watching …


A Post from Rob Horning

Posted on May 27th, by Jill Ewing in APA Indiana. No Comments

I have never been a blog poster in the past. I’ve never really been sure what to say on the blog. But I do have experiences that may be applicable to the members of the Indiana chapter American planning Association.…


2015 APA Indiana Chapter Elections

Posted on April 29th, by Josh Desmond in APA Indiana. No Comments

Interested in serving your fellow APA Indiana Chapter planners in a new way? Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 APA Indiana Chapter elections. There are six positions to be elected during this cycle:

  • Secretary
  • Professional Development Officer (PDO)

Here’s Comes the Sun…Planning and Preparing for Renewables

Posted on February 25th, by Jill Ewing in APA Indiana, Central Region Event, Environmental Planning. No Comments

By Mark McCormack, Southern Region Representative

This article has been prepared in an effort to share some of the information presented and discussed at the October 2014 Southern Region APA-IN (CM) event. Hopefully, it will bring some sunshine and warmth


Indiana Agriculture & Rural Development – Resources and Trends.

Posted on December 17th, by Jill Ewing in APA Indiana. 1 Comment

By: Bob Grewe

I did not know what topic I wanted to pursue for an APA-IN Southern Region event, but I did know where I wanted to host it.

Twenty plus planners, community developers, and state/federal staff, gathered at Spring …


Chapter Board Election Results

Posted on October 23rd, by Nate Nickel in APA Indiana. No Comments

The Chapter Board has certified the results of the recent election.  This was the first election via the APA consolidated election ballot, which combined chapter, division and national elections all on one single ballot. Indiana was one of several chapters …


A Message from the President

Posted on September 24th, by Jill Ewing in APA Indiana. No Comments

Hopefully everyone had a good summer as we look into the coming Fall. This Fall the Kentucky Chapter will be hosting the OKI Conference in Lexington, Kentucky. The KY Chapter has an exciting agenda for everyone for October 1st thru …


Hoppin’ Neighborhoods: 1.5CM approved

Posted on August 20th, by Aletha Dunston, AICP in APA Indiana, Central Region Event, CM credits, Uncategorized. No Comments

HOPPIN’ NEIGHBORHOODS: Craft Breweries as a Revitalization Tool

The Central Region of APA-IN hosted a brewery tour in downtown Indianapolis June 21st. The group, a sampling of planners from cities around the central region, gathered in the morning at the …