Re: [SJSU_MURPs] Regional Government workshop-Saturday, February 22
- ----Original Message Follows----From: "irvin dawid"Reply-To: SJSU_MURPs@yahoogroups.comTo: SJSU_MURPs@yahoogroups.com, SCLPConsCom@yahoogroups.comCC: joyceroy@...Subject: [SJSU_MURPs] Regional Government workshop-Saturday, February 22Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2003 22:36:07 +0000Attached is a formatted version of below announcement:The League of Women Voters of the Bay Area and of Southwest Santa ClaraCountyInvite You to aRegional Governance Workshopwith Nick BollmanHow does regional governance without a regional government work?Can we do better?Saturday, February 22, 2003, 9:30 to noonAgilent Technologies, Building 50, Conference Room 15301 Stevens Creek Blvd, Santa ClaraExplore the roles of the Association of Bay Area Governments and theMetropolitan Transportation Commission in relation to subregional agencies,Valley Transportation Authority and Caltrain. Other regional bodies -- BayArea Air Quality Management District, Regional Water Quality ControlDistrict, and Bay Area Conservation and Development Commission-- may also bein contention with YOU as Saturday Morning Commissioners.As a Saturday Morning Commissioner you will have a menu of powers andresources of your commission. With other Saturday Morning Commissioners,you can decide to fund projects, improve regulations, provide incentives orsound off on what should be done in the Bay Area.� Appraise the ability of the regional agencies to plan and manage regionaltransportation, air quality, water quality and the balance and spread ofdevelopment.� See which locally elected officials have accumulated the most hats onregional boards and how that affects regional governance.� See whether your part of the Bay Area is adequately represented onregional bodies.� Have more fun than the real CommissionersAs a participant you will be able to inform your impressions with the wisdomof a very talented speaker: Nick Bollman. Nick Bollman is the Presidentand CEO of California Center for Regional Leadership. Mr. Bollman wasSenior Program Director for the James Irvine Foundation; devising aSustainable Communities program with grants totaling nearly $38 million.Recently, he mediated discussions on combining the MetropolitanTransportation Commission with the Association of Bay Area Governments. Mr.Bollman is a 1967 graduate of Harvard College. He holds a Master of Artsdegree from New York University in the History and Philosophy of Education.RSVP to Patty Weber, President of the SW Santa Clara Leaguepatweber@...$5 registration fee to cover costs is payable at the door._________________________________________________________________The new MSN 8: smart spam protection and 2 months FREE*http://join.msn.com/?page=features/junkmail<< RegionalGovernanceWorkshop.doc >>
I might check it out on Saturday. Its sounds very interesting.
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