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2018 Fall Conference with WYGEO | Douglas, WY - October 17-19, 2018
 
  
 
WYOPASS/WYGEO Fall Conference
October 17-19, 2018
Douglas, WY
 
WYOPASS and WYGEO will be hosting a joint Fall 2018 Conference in Douglas, WY. We are searching for sessions that will help us educate and show how planners and GIS professionals can work together to create strong, vibrant communities.
 
If you have a session proposal or topic, please complete the call for abstracts form and return it no later than Monday, September 24th.
 
A full conference agenda and registration will be available in early September!
 
 
 
 
(due October 2, 2018) 
 
 
(register before October 10th for lower rate!)
 
Full Conference
Members: $150 
Non-Members: $175
Students: $100
 
Single Day
Members: $75
Non-Members: $90
Students: $40
 
At the Event or After October 10th
Members: $175
Non-Members: $200 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hotel Phone Number Rate Notes
Hampton Inn & Suites
1730 Muirfield Court
Douglas, WY 82633 
 
(307) 358-0707 government: $93
blocked under WYOPASS
cutoff date for rate: October 3rd
Sleep Inn
508 Cortez Drive 
Douglas, WY 82633 
 
(307) 358-2777 
standard: $93
suites: $103 
blocked under WYOPASS  
Holiday Inn Express
900 W. Yellowstone Hwy.
Douglas, WY 82633 
 
(307) 358-4500 
rate: $109
government: $93 
blocked under WYOPASS
cutoff date for rate: September 28th
tax exempt papers required 
LaBonte Hotel
206 Walnut Street
Douglas, WY 82633 
 
(307) 358-4343 
single: $65 ($70.20 inc. tax)
doubles: $75 ($81 inc. tax) 
blocked under WYOPASS
cutoff date for rate: September 24th 
tax exempt 
 
 
 

The 2018 Spring Workshop was held in Riverton, May 10th & 11th. Thanks to all who attended! Please find the presentations below!
 
 
 

WYOMING PUBLIC LANDS‐BLM AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT PERSPECTIVES

Panel Discussion

Introductions and Wyoming Public Lands Overview – Mark Kot – Public Lands Planner – Sweetwater County

BLM Perspective on Working with Local Governments – Richard VanderVoet – Manager, BLM Lander Field Office

County Commissioner Perspective – Ray Price – Fremont County Commissioner

Planner Perspective – Eric Bingham – Land Use Director – Sweetwater County

PLANNING UPDATEWYOMING DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (WYDOT)

WYDOT Systems Planning manages several programs available to local entities. This presentation will highlight the various programs, the process for becoming involved in the programs, and advantages that local entities may derive from participation in a sponsored project. Examples will be provided for both a rural project and an urban setting. – Kevin, McCoy – WYDOT Systems Planning

WYDOT Long Range Plan, Wyoming Freight Assessment Plan, & Federal Highway Trust Fund – Ed Fritz – WYDOT Policy & Planning Analyst Freight Plan

PLANNING COMMISSION 101‐THE ROLE OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION

The purpose of the session is to help Planning Commissioners and planning staff better understand their power and roles as Planning Commissioners. – Clara Chaffin, Community Development Director – City of Douglas

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Discussion of bills related to planning and legislative topics of interest, such as Municipal Jurisdiction and Special Districts. Bring your questions and comments on the legislative session and your suggestions for the next session. – Sid Fox – Director of Planning & Zoning, Carbon County

PLANNING FOR THE ECLIPSE

Hear about the City of Riverton’s planning for this summer’s total solar eclipse and how you can help your community anticipate and plan for tourism in your community! – Paul McCormick

 

 
 


Document List

2018 Riverton Spring Conference Registration Form

BLM & Local Government Perspectives on Public Lands - Kot

Legislative Update - Fox

Planning Commission 101 - Chaffin

Planning for the Eclipse - McCormick

Planning Update - WYDOT - Mccoy

WYDOT Presentation Freight Plan - Fritz