training2 Wayne County Local Government Trainings
Wayne County, New York
Training Dates and Topics For 2017
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The following are NEW and FREE local government training opportunities regarding the NYS Geographic Information Gateway (Gateway) and the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) that will be taught by NYS Department of State staff. The trainings will be held in the 2nd Floor Operations Room of the Wayne County Public Safety Building, 7376 Rt. 31, Lyons, NY. Seating is limited to 65 people per training session and pre-registration is required. Registrations will not be accepted after 3 pm on Friday, September 29, 2017. Should you wish to register via phone, please contact the Wayne County Department of Economic Development and Planning at (315) 946-5919 or the Seneca County Department of Planning and Community Development at (315) 539-1730. Pizza and refreshments will also be available, if desired, for $5.00 per person (pre-registration required and CASH only). Please see additional details below:

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Topic: NYS Geographic Information Gateway (1 hour)
Date: Monday, October 02, 2017
Time: 5 – 6 pm
Location: Wayne County Public Safety Building, 7376 Route 31, Lyons, N.Y. 14489
Description: Introduction to the Office of Planning and Development’s (OPD) Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Gateway. A brief exploration of OPD’s online tool, which identifies New York’s diverse land and offshore assets so residents, local governments, educators, businesses and others can use this information when making planning and development decisions. The website provides public access to free and reliable geographic data, real-time information, interactive tools, and expert knowledge on New York’s resources, including climate change and community resilience activities.
   
Topic: DINNER
Date: Monday, October 02, 2017
Time: 6 - 6:15 pm
Location: 2nd Floor Operations Room of the Wayne County Public Safety Building, 7376 Rt. 31, Lyons, NY.
Description: We are offering those interested an opportunity to sign up for pizza and refreshments. The cost is $5 per person: CASH ONLY at the door for those who have pre-registered. Please be sure to register for this service so we know how much food to order. If you plan to attend multiple sessions but are not interested in pizza, you are welcome to bring food with you.
   
Topic: State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) Basics (3 hours)
Date: Monday, October 02, 2017
Time: 6:15 – 9:15 pm
Location: 2nd Floor Operations Room of the Wayne County Public Safety Building, 7376 Rt. 31, Lyons, NY.
Description: This introduction to the State Environmental Quality Review Act includes an overview of the environmental assessment form (EAF), Type I, Type II, and Unlisted actions and the sequence of making a positive or negative declaration on a project’s potential to have an adverse impact on the environment. This training will be used to review SEQR-related items such as “Type II actions”, “determination of significance”, “findings statement” and application of the EAF Mapper (http://www.dec.ny.gov/eafmapper/) in further detail. The relationship between the administration of local regulations and SEQR will also be discussed.