89th CCPCA Annual Conference

Friday, 25 October 2019 8:00 AM - Saturday, 26 October 2019 9:00 PM PST

220 W 4th St, Chico, CA, 95928, United States

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Commissioners, Planning Professionals - Both Days Inclusive. --(Student rates or scholarships may be available to qualifying individuals. Use the 'Contact Organizer' button below for inquiries.)

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Spouses and guests are welcome when sponsored by an Attendee. Includes participation in social events and field trip.

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Does not include Saturday field trip, but may attend the evening's closing banquet.

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Friday, 25 October 2019 8:00 AM - Saturday, 26 October 2019 9:00 PM PST

Hotel Diamond, 220 W 4th St, Chico, CA, 95928, United States.

89th Annual CCPCA Conference October 25-26, 2019

Chico, California -- Butte County

The 2019 annual conference will be held in Butte County, at downtown Chico's historic Hotel Diamond on Friday October 25, followed by the traditional Saturday Field Trip, and concluding with en evening banquet on the 26th.  As always, the conference will feature presentations by civic leaders, agency professionals, and planning experts on a variety of topics relevant to commissioners and planners throughout the state. 


UPDATE:  As the conference date nears, hotel rooms at the Diamond may sell out.  Other nearby rooms within walking distance are located at the Quality InnAmerica's Best Value Inn, and the Heritage Inn Express.  There are also two Marriott Hotels, 3 miles away on Highway 99.



Fire and Water: Critical Issues in Planning California's Future”

Program Highlights


Friday, Oct. 25


Registration and Check-In at 8:00am.

  • Dave Russell, CalFire incident commander for the Camp Fire in Paradise, California on November 8, 2018

  • John Messina, CalFire Division Chief, Butte County

  • Shane Vargas, CalFire Captain and local representative for the CalFire Land Use Program

  • Susan Hartman, Paradise Community Development Director

  • Jacqueline Chase, Land Use and Environmental Planning Coordinator, California State University Chico.


  • Tami Ritter, Supervisor, Butte County District 3


  • Barbara Vlamis, Executive Director of AquAlliance.

  • Michael Washam, Associate RMA Director, Tulare County

  • Aaron Bock, Planning Director, Tulare County



  • Welcome Reception at the Tres Hombres Blue Agave Room


Saturday, Oct.26


  • Bus Arrives Hotel Diamond at 9:00 am for field trip to tour the Paradise area.


  • Catered food provided at the Oroville Dam Visitor Center


  • Tour of Oroville Dam and Spillway. Bus Returns to Chico.


  • 4:30 pm Social Hour, 6:00 pm Banquet and closing ceremonies at Bidwell Mansion State Historic Park.


Cancellation policy

Notify that you are unable to attend the conference, to recieve refund

California County Planning Commissioners' Association


The California County Planning Commissioners Association provides educational resources and events for planning commissioners, staff, elected officials and the general public. To effectively perform their duties, planning commissioners engage in a continual learning process. Assisting in that learning process, CCPCA focuses on California's current and future challenges in planning, land use and resource management.

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