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Light Step Right Step Festival

2013 Light Step Right Step Festival

On September 28, 2013 the Borough of State College and partner Clearwater Conservancy hosted the 2nd annual Light Step, Right Step Festival in downtown State College. The 2013 festival theme was Our Community, Our Water and focused on water resource protection, conservation, and best management practices. The festival included a rain barrel workshop funded through a grant from the Water Resources Education Network as well as exhibitors related to water resource conservation and environmental sustainability, presentations and workshops, children’s activities, and local music and food.

Maintaining Your Rental Property Video

Maintaining Your Rental Property

This session is a technical program that covers the ordinance and code requirements that apply to the interior and exterior of homes, townhouses, duplexes and homes with subordinate apartments. The target audience is property owners and managers, real estate agents, maintenance supervisors and staff and general contractors.

John Wilson State College Borough Zoning Officer

Permitting Your Rental Property

This session will cover the administrative and legal issues that regulate the permit process in State College Borough and the Centre Region; including zoning, codes, fair housing, nuisance property and refuse/recycling. The target audience is property owners and managers, leasing agents and real estate agents.

Focus Group Meetings

Neighborhood Plan Focus Groups

Residents from Borough neighborhoods will be discussing the input received at the SWOT meetings this year and will work in focus groups to discuss neighborhood planning strategies at these special meetings of the State College Planning Commission.

Around the County with Mark Whitfield

Around the County with Mark Whitfield

Hosted by Anne Danahy, with guest Mark Whitfield, Director of Public Works for the Borough of State College. Mr. Whitfield discusses the Borough's recently implemented organics recycling program.

Organics Recycling

Organics Recycling

Watch this video about the Borough's new organics recycling program. This program will be implemented in the spring of 2013.

Neighborhood Plan Meetings

Neighborhood Plan SWOT Meetings

The State College Borough Planning Commission will be working with neighborhood residents and staff to prepare a Plan for the Borough’s Neighborhoods during 2012-2013. The Planning Commission’s goal is to prepare a plan that considers both the individual needs and characteristics of each neighborhood, while also considering the neighborhoods’ commonalities and relationships to one another.

Manager's Roundtable

Managers Roundtable on Student Housing

The first episode of C-NET's newest program, "Manager's Roundtable" is available to view online. This first episode, hosted by Anne Danahy, is a discussion on the topic of Student Housing with four Centre Region Municipal Managers - Adam Brumbaugh, College Township Manager; Doug Erickson, Patton Township Manager; Tom Fountaine, State College Borough Manager; and Mark Kunkle, Ferguson Township Manager.

Thomas Fountaine Testimony

Manager's Testimony

Public Hearing on Student Housing & Municipal Ordinances to the Urban Affairs and Housing Committee of the Pennsylvania Senate. Thursday, October 4, 2012 -- 9AM

Downtown Master Plan Phase 1

Downtown Master Plan - Phase 1

Consultant group Mahan Rykiel presents the first phase of the Downtown Master Plan development. To provide your own thoughts on the Downtown Master Plan, visit Engage State College.

Fostering Partnerships Video

Fostering Partnerships

State College Borough was featured at the ICMA 2012 Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. Watch this video to find out how State College Borough is fostering partnerships with Penn State University, Central Pennsylvania municipalities and community groups.

Light Step Right Step Festival Video

2012 Light Step Right Step Festival

Guest Speaker: Dr. Richard Alley.

Rebecca Ryan Video

2012 Soul of the Community Breakfast

Guest Speaker: Rebecca Ryan.

2012 Festival of the Arts

2012 Pennsylvania Arts Fest

Highlights of the 2012 Arts Fest in downtown State College and on the campus of Penn State University.

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