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Board Member Elections are happening NOW!

The North Central Section is recruiting candidates to run for three elected officer positions that will begin in November 2021 and serve a two-year term on the board:

  • Director-Elect

  • Secretary

  • Treasurer

The call for nominations are now open and will close May 15th. Please use the self-nomination portal to submit candidate information for your desired position: https://www.planning.org/elections/components/. The election will be held in July and August via online ballots.

Additional details about the roles and responsibilities of the positions are located in the section bylaws. If you have any questions about any of the positions please reach out to Kendall Howard at khoward@halff.com.

Registration information coming to your inbox soon!

Communications Chair VACANCY!

We have an immediate vacancy for our Communications Chair that we are seeking to fill! The roles and responsibilities include maintaining the Section’s communication tools such as the electronic newsletter, website, and social media pages. This is an appointed position, so the Board can appoint a new Communications Chair at any time. If interested, please reach out to Kendall Howard at khoward@halff.com for more details.

Save-the-Date

APATX State Conference

The state conference will be held November 1-3, 2021 at the Omni Hotel in Fort Worth. The conference will be a hybrid of virtual and in-person opportunities. Stay tuned to the conference website page for forthcoming information about call for sessions and awards as well as registration information.

Road Safety Audit Virtual Workshop for Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

April 27 - 29, 2021

Road Safety Audits (RSAs) are the formal safety performance examinations of an existing or future road or intersection by an independent, multidisciplinary team to qualitatively estimate and report on potential road safety issues and identify opportunities for improvements in safety for all road users.

The Federal Highway Administration’s Office of Safety prioritizes technical assistance and training to cities with the highest nationwide rates of pedestrian crashes and fatalities, including the Dallas-Fort Worth region. Continuing this support of federal guidance, FHWA and the North Central Texas Council of Governments are collaborating to offer a Road Safety Audit Virtual Workshop for Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety, where planners, engineers, public safety officials, consultants, and other community stakeholders will have the opportunity to learn how to conduct RSAs (single workshop, comprised of four, 2-hour sessions). There is no fee to attend.

Contact Barb Walsh by email or phone for more information. bwalsh@nctcog.org | (817) 695-9245

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