Catch 2022

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Name: Catch 2022
Date: January 25, 2022
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
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Event Description:
Event Description:
Catch 2022 
with George Proakis, Strategic Planner

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ABOUT GEORGE PROAKIS: George is Somerville’s Executive Director of the Office of Strategic Planning & Community Development.

George facilitates the SomerVision city plan, with a focus on such varied topics as zoning, urban design, stormwater recharge, backyard chickens, family housing, dining decks, and dormers. He and his team coordinate the development of the Somerville by Design neighborhood planning process, facilitate economic development and small business programs, manage substantial mobility and public space projects, coordinate an extensive inclusionary housing program, facilitate state and federal grants, manage a client-service based anti-displacement program, and work to implement Somerville’s newly adopted form-based zoning ordinance.

George is a founding board member of the New England Chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism, a member of the board of directors of the Boston Society of Architects, and a member of the Steering Committee for the Form Based Codes Institute at Smart Growth America. He teaches a course in Economic Development Planning at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University. 

George holds a Master of City Planning from MIT, a Master of Public Administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse, and a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University.
Date/Time Information:
Noon, Tuesday 
January 25, 2022 
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