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"Update the Zoning Code to Fill the 'Missing Middle' of Housing"
A full day, live, peer-to-peer, webinar,
Tuesday, October 29th

_________with special sessions on Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs)

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A continuing education program for elected and appointed officials, municipal staff, planning and design professionals, and housing industry professionals.

This full day, live, peer-to-peer, webinar will include presentations, panel discussions, and moderated Q&A sessions with professionals who have participated in successful code update initiatives, and case studies of completed "missing middle" housing projects by award-winning design/build/development professionals who will share their experience with code updates. Participation in this webinar and successful completion of an online exam will qualify professionals for continuing education credits.*

Learning Objective #1:
Participants will be better able to implement a zoning code update process appropriate to the social, economic, and ecological contexts in their community.

Learning Objective #2:
Participants will be better able to analyze and compare model codes and case studies of the impact of code update initiatives to determine specific code language most responsive to the housing shortage in their community.

Learning Objective #3:
Participants will be better able to respond to questions and requests for information from elected and appointed officials and residents in their community RE: benefits and barriers to various "missing middle" housing strategies.

Learning Objective #4:
Participants will be better able to engage effectively with local builders, remodelers, architects, homeowners, lenders, and developers RE: "missing middle" housing projects.

Preliminary Agenda (check back soon for updates)
Tuesday 29 October

Morning Sessions:
County Level Initiatives & Overview of the 2019 WRA Workforce Housing Report:

__ 9:00 am to 9:15 am

Welcome & Review of the "Missing Middle" of Housing
Susan Thering, Ph.D. Executive Director, Design Coalition Institute
__ 9:15 am to 9:40 am

"St Croix County WI, Code Update Process, Impact, & Issues"
Brett Budrow, Administrator, Planning & Land Use Information, St. Croix County Community Development Department.
John Hilgers, Senior Planner, St Croix County Department of Planning.
__9:40 am to 10:05 am

"Dane County WI, Code Update Process, Impact, & Issues."
Brian Standing, Senior Planner, Dane County Planning & Development
__10:05 am to 10:30 am

"The Sauk County Missing Middle Housing Initiative: Process, Issues, & Intended Outcomes."
Peter Vedro, Chair, Sauk County Board of Supervisors
__10:30 am to 10:55 am

Overview of the August 2019 report, from the author: "Falling Behind: Addressing Wisconsin's Workforce Housing Shortage to Strengthen Families, Communities, and Our Economy"
Kurt Paulson, Ph.D., Professor, UW-Madison Department of Planning
__10:55 am to 11:30 am 
Panel Q&A

11:30 am to 1:00 pm Lunch Break (with suggested readings)

Afternoon Sessions: City & State Level Initiatives & Case Studies of Built Works

__1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

"City of Madison, WI, Code Update Process, Impact, & issues"
Kevin Firchow, AICP, Principal Planner, City of Madison Department of Planning.
Matt Wachter, Manager, Office of Real Estate Services, City of Madison WI.
Matt Tucker, Zoning Administrator, City of Madison Department of Planning.
__1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Case studies of "Missing Middle" housing from the design/build perspective.
Lou Host-Jablonski, Architect, Design Coalition Architects, Madison WI
Sam Briedenbach, Principal, TDS Construction, Madison WI
Dan Beuknecht, Homeowner, City of Madison, who added an ADU in 2017
__2:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Panel Q&A
__3:00 pm to 3:30 pm

"The City of Minneapolis MN 2040 Comprehensive Plan Eliminates Single Family Zoning"
City of Minneapolis Council President Lisa Bender
__3:30 pm to 4:10 pm

Review of recent state level initiatives RE "Missing Middle" of Housing.
Mary Kyle McCurdy, Deputy Director, 1000 Friends of Oregon, Portland OR.
Susan Thering, Ph.D. Executive Director, Design Coalition Institute, Madison WI.
__410: pm to 4:30 pm
Panel Q&A
__4:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Review & Exam for continuing education credits

Please select the appropriate registration rate in the dropdown menu below.
A link to the live webinar will be sent to you 10 days prior to the day of the event.
The number of links/registrations will be capped at 120, to assure maximum opportunities for questions.

Pricing: Regular Rates (after October 1st):
___• Students: $75
___• Professional Members (APA, AIA, ASLA, SEED, NARI, WBA): $195
___• General: $225
___• Professional Group Rate (5 or more individuals linking in from the same computer): $975
___• Elected & Nonprofit Officials & Staff: Scholarships are available. Contact

For Professionals:

If you intend to participate in the event for continuing education credits, please select the appropriate professional membership in the second dropdown menu below, and include your name and email in the box below that. We will send you a link to the online exam form at the close of the event.*

For Students:
Please select the "Student" rate in the dropdown menu below and enter your name and campus email.

Professional affiliation (for CEUs/PDHs only)
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