December 19, 2012 — The next American Planning Association (APA) audio/visual conference is January 16, 2013 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. at the Bi-State Regional Commission office, 1504 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL. Register by calling Patty Pearson at (309) 793-6302 ext 138 or by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please arrive by 2:45 p.m.
 
January 16, 2013 — Zoning for Small-Scale Businesses
New commercial activities, new effects, and new uses present challenges. Consider the legal, social, cultural, economic, and spatial dimensions of how small businesses have affected communities of different sizes and regions.