Workshop Presentations from our Planning for Resilient Cities Fall 2017 Metro-wide Workshop Thursday Nov 9 at the Brookdale Library with City Staff, Council & Commission Volunteers from 30 metro cities

Notes and Presentations

  • City Updates – Cities will give short updates on their comp planning process and resilience themes they are exploring (30 min)
  • New Resilience Planning Resources Several cities and topic experts will share sample comprehensive plan goals, strategies & implementation resources (60 min)

Harnessing your Community’s Energy Assets for Economic Development , Brian Ross, GPI

Energy Benchmarking and Green Building Ordinances,

  • Carl-Lars Engen Minnesota Greencorps Member  Hennepin County Facility Services
  • Kurt Schultz, City of St. Paul


  • Shared Mobility – Frank Douma, U of MN
  • Climate Adaptation/ Surface Water Plans – Matt Metzger, Barr Eng. , Eric Wojchik, Met Council

Including Health and Equity in Comp Plans

  • Denise Engen, Hennepin County

Including Economic Competitiveness and Inclusion

  • Rick Roy, Workforce System Coord. DEED