The purpose of the Division shall be to:

1. Stimulate and contribute to the development, improvement, and recognition of county planning as a viable process in county government; and

2. Develop and disseminate information on the characteristics and methodologies of the county planning function; and

3. Encourage continuing professional development of members through opportunities provided by APA; and

4. Assist APA with the development of legislative and policy positions and a research agenda related to county planning issues; and

5. Provide forums and methods of communication through which members may exchange ideas and experiences related to county planning; and

6. Strengthen relationships among county planners, elected officials, and other county personnel; and

7. Encourage networking among the members of this Division and related disciplines within APA  and other national or international organizations having similar interests; and

8. Cooperate with other planning organizations.

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