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A message from the APA-IN President

Posted on May 14th, by Jill Ewing in APA Indiana. No Comments

By: Bob Thompson, AICP, President, APA Indiana Chapter

While writing this I am still debating if spring has arrived in Northwest Indiana or anywhere else in Indiana for that matter. At least the snow is gone and there are signs …


Announcing the 2014 Hoosier Planning Award Winners

Posted on April 14th, by Nate Nickel in APA Indiana, Awards. No Comments

The annual APA-IN Hoosier Planning Awards honor excellence in the plans, individuals and organizations that have advanced the practice of planning within the state.  They are truly a celebration of the best of Indiana planning projects, plans and people.

The …


APA-Indiana and Past Chapter President Win National Awards from the American Planning Association

Posted on February 25th, by admin in APA Indiana, Awards, Ball State University. No Comments

The Indiana Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA-IN) has been awarded the 2014 Karen B. Smith Award for Overall Chapter Achievement.  The award recognizes the overall accomplishments or improvements of a state chapter of the American Planning Association (APA). …


2014 Hoosier Planning Awards

Posted on December 20th, by Josh Desmond in APA Indiana, Awards. No Comments

The annual APA Indiana Chapter Hoosier Planning Awards honor excellence in plans, individuals and organizations that have advanced the practice of planning.  We invite you to participate in the celebration of the best of Indiana planning by nominating projects, plans …


Second Annual Southern Region Educational Event

Posted on October 21st, by admin in APA Indiana, Health, Transportation. No Comments

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By James Roach – Southern Region Representative
Senior Zoning Planner, City of Bloomington, IN

On Friday, August 2nd, the APA-IN Southern Region presented its second annual regional educational event. This year the event was centered on a workshop …


Planning, the Affordable Care Act, and Jobs

Posted on September 26th, by sburkhardt in APA Indiana, Conference, Economic Development, Health. No Comments

Did you know that one of the components of the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as “Obamacare”, will impact the economic development potential of your community? Making our regions and state healthier will reduce the overall cost of group insurance …


Attention APA-IN Central Region Members

Posted on September 26th, by Sarah Reed in APA Indiana, Central Region Event, Economic Development. No Comments

Central Region Event:

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Opening spring of 2014, the Grand Park Sports Campus (“Sports Campus”) in Westfield, Indiana, will be an economic development destination like no other.

More than 1.5 million visitors …


‘Just Lunch!’ at Ball State University

Posted on August 9th, by Sarah Reed in APA Indiana, Ball State University. No Comments

By Dylan Fisher ~ Reprinted with permission from The New Planner, APA’s quarterly publication by and for planning students.

At Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, spring semester saw a new relationship grow between planning students and members of APA’s …


Message from the President

Posted on July 19th, by admin in APA Indiana. No Comments

As many of you know, the Board and I worked hard over the past two years to improve our organization and make some changes that will help us better serve you and our communities. As with any kind of organizational …


SCANNING PLANNING: Summer Edition

Posted on July 12th, by Sarah Reed in APA Indiana, Communications Committee, Scanning Planning. No Comments

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SCANNING PLANNING: Summer Edition
A summary of the 1st half of 2013

Good afternoon colleagues and HAPPY FRIDAY!!  Since the launch of the new APA Indiana website earlier this year, this is the first edition of the Scanning Planning …