Planning Academy Materials

The Manchester 2020 Planning Academy took Place on June 5th, 2010.  Presentations from each session can be found below.  Videos will be available in the coming days.

Manchester 2020 Planning Academy Agenda
Full Presenter Bios

Manchester Demographics in a Regional/State Context
Orlando Rodriguez- Senior Policy Fellow, CT Voices for Children; Former Manager, CT Data Center
Video (with opening remarks)

The Housing, Transportation and Economic Development Connection
Shelby Mertes- Chief Policy Analyst, Partnership for Strong Communities
Robert Santy- President and CEO, Connecticut Economic Resource Center

Sustainable and "Smart" Development
David Kooris, AICP- Regional Plan Association Vice President and Head of RPA Connecticut Office
John Guszkowski, AICP, LEED-AP- Director of Planning, CME Associates
Slideshow 1 (Kooris)
Slideshow 2 (Guszkowski)

Greening our Growth and
Kip Kolesinskas- Connecticut State Soil Scientist, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Video (with Where Do We Go From Here?)

Manchester's Plan of Conservation and Development/Where Do We Go From Here?
Video (after Greening our Growth)