Public Participation Task Force

6:00 pm

Commission Office
The ACP Building - 8th Floor
190 N. Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106
For directions Call (215) 592-1800
Please Use Sixth Street Entrance


The Built Environment and Public Health: How Land Use Planning Affects Health Outcomes

6:00 PM Welcome and PPTF Member Reports

…Peter Meyer, Chair of the PPTF

6:15 PM Overview of Built Environment and Public Health in Planning

… Shoshana Akins, Public Participation Planner, DVRPC

6:20 PM Vacant Land in Philadelphia County

... Amber Knee, Program Specialist, Pennsylvania’s Horticulture Society’s LandCare Program

6:35 PM Pedestrian Safety in Montgomery County

… Anne Leavitt-Gruberger, Assistant Section Chief of County Planning, Montgomery County Planning Commission

6:50 PM Food Systems in Camden City

… Amy Verbofsky, Research Analyst with the Office of Environmental Planning, DVRPC

7:05 PM Panel Discussion

… Amber Knee, Anne Levitt-Gruberger, and Amy Verbofsky facilitated by Shoshana Akins

7:35 PM Closing Comments

…Peter Meyer, Chair of the PPTF

7:45 PM Meeting End


Next Meetings:

7/26 – Economic Value of Open Space, Greening and Green Infrastructure