Jan 06, 2015
Planning Federation Hosts Educational Session on Zoning
On Thursday, January 22, 2015, the Rockland Municipal Planning Federation will host an educational session on two topics: Enforcement of Zoning and Revising Zoning.
Dec 19, 2014
County Unveils Mobile Map Application for Indian Point Emergency Planning
County Executive Ed Day today unveiled a cutting-edge, interactive mapping and information application designed to pinpoint a resident's address in relation to the Indian Point nuclear power plants - with easy-to-use search functions. Residents can access the application on a desktop computer or from any mobile device.
Oct 27, 2014
New Greenway Trails Designated in North Rockland
The Rockland County Department of Planning has joined with the Hudson River Valley Greenway, the Village of West Haverstraw, the Village of Haverstraw and the Rockland Riverfront Communities Council to announce two new Greenway Trails in Rockland County.
Mar 14, 2014
Planning Federation Annual Dinner set for March 31st
The Rockland Municipal Planning Federation will host its 26th Annual Dinner Meeting on Monday, March 31, 2014 from 7-10 PM at The Clubhouse at Patriot Hills in Stony Point. This year's dinner will include a keynote presentation by Art Collins, President of Collins Enterprises, who will discuss Residential and Commercial Development Trends in the Hudson Valley region.
Sep 16, 2013
County Receives Digital Government Achievement Award
The Rockland County Planning Department's Geographic Information System (GIS) team has received a National 2013 Digital Government Achievement Award in the Government-to-Government Category from the Center for Digital Government.
May 28, 2013
Planning Federation Presents Distinguished Service Award to Chuck Frankel
The Rockland Municipal Planning Federation recently honored Charles Frankel of New Hempstead with the Federation's Distinguished Service Award.
Apr 23, 2013
Planning Federation Dinner Meeting to Discuss Tappan Zee Bridge Replacement Project
The Rockland Municipal Planning Federation will host its 25th Annual Dinner Meeting on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 7 pm at the New York Country Club, located at 103 Brick Church Road in New Hempstead. A special presentation about the "New NY Bridge" project that will replace the Tappan Zee will be given by Brian Conybeare, Special Advisor to the Governor.
Dec 06, 2012
Planning Federation Hosts 2012 Certification Course Fall Session 2
The Rockland Municipal Planning Federation is only offering Session II of the certification courses again this fall. This course is free and will help fulfill the certification requirement for municipal, planning and zoning board members, as well as provide three hours of training for each member towards their four-hour State training requirement. Interested members of the public are also welcome...
Nov 29, 2012
County's Demographer Receives Regional Planning Award
The Rockland County Department of Planning has announced that the American Planning Association's (APA's) NY Metro Chapter recently honored Michael D'Angelo, Director of Research, with the Robert Ponte Award. The Chapter grants the annual Robert Ponte Award to an individual who, through economic planning and development, has made significant contribution to the vitality of the New York Area.
Oct 29, 2012
Educational Session on the Importance of Coordinating Land Uses with Emergency Services
Emergency Services in the Planning Imperative Flyer.
Safety, in all of its aspects, must be paramount in the minds of all elected officials and appointed board members when making land-use decisions.
Oct 15, 2012
County Launches Flood Risk Study Map Application
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef today announced that the Rockland County Planning Department's Geographic Information System (GIS) team has implemented an interactive map application that enables residents to view their property in relation to flood risk. The GIS team, with the assistance of the Rockland County Office of Fire and Emergency Services, has developed the Preliminary FEMA Flood...
Sep 27, 2012
Educational Session Regarding Fair Housing
Link to Educational Session regarding Fair Housing Flyer.
The Rockland Municipal Planning Federation and the Rockland Independent Living Center are co-sponsoring an educational session on Tuesday, September 27, 2012, regarding Fair Housing.
Sep 13, 2012
Help Plan the Region’s Transportation Future: Palisades Mall
Billions of federal dollars will flow into the metropolitan area over the next 25 years to maintain and improve the region's transportation system, and the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC) is seeking input into how that money should be spent.
May 15, 2012
Planning Federation Presents Distinguished Service Award
The Rockland Municipal Planning Federation recently honored Steven M. Silverberg of Piermontwith the Federation's Distinguished Service Award.
Apr 02, 2012
County Provides Comments On TZ Bridge Project
County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef submitted comments last week on the Tappan Zee Hudson River Crossing Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). In a letter accompanying the comments, Vanderhoef stated, "We support the Governors mission to expedite the construction of a new Zappan Zee Bridge, and the best way to get that done is to have an open and transparent planning process".
Feb 29, 2012
County Completes MTA Value Gap Analysis Report
The report was commissioned to update the 2005 value gap study sponsored by MTA. Cambridge Systematics, Inc. (CS), the transportation consulting firm who co-authored MTA's own 2005 study, developed this new report for the County using 2010 data.