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CANCELED Planner/Economic Development Staff “Luncheon”

November 19, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us for a Planners/Economic Development staff “luncheon” where we will be joined by guest speaker Melissa Kaplan-Macey from Regional Plan Association to talk about the affordable housing plan requirements of CGS 8-30j.


Welcome & Introductions 

Presentation by Melissa Kaplan-Macey | “Connecticut’s Affordable Housing Toolkit”

Learn about the new affordable housing plan requirements of CGS 8-30j and Connecticut’s efforts to assist municipalities in addressing affordable housing needs in their communities. For more information about Melissa and her role at RPA, check out her bio below.

Planners/Economic Development Round Table Discussion  

  • What’s happening in your Town?
  • What can CRCOG do to assist you?

Future Meeting Topics

Where: Email cpalmer@crcog.org for Zoom meeting invite info


More about Melissa Kaplan-Macey: Melissa is responsible for engaging stakeholders and building support for RPA’s programs to expand economic opportunity, improve infrastructure and adapt to climate change across the region and is responsible for leading RPA’s research, planning and advocacy activities in Connecticut. An expert in land use planning and community engagement, Melissa has extensive experience in building collaborative relationships with community partners in order to leverage resources and create actionable policy. She currently manages a coalition of Connecticut’s largest urban centers to advance a Cities Agenda for Connecticut and plays a leadership role with Fairfield County’s Center for Housing Opportunity to advance the production and preservation of affordable housing in Connecticut. She also served as Co-chair of Governor Lamont’s transition transportation policy committee and other task forces.


November 19, 2020
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm