Bill Kelly, deputy director of planning and community development for Lycoming County, spoke about industrial parks and gas drilling permits, among other topics, at the September meeting of the Williamsport Chapter of the American Business Women's Association at Hoss's.
He's responsible for transportation and environmental planning, community development, zoning, land development, industrial development, infrastructure projects, Brownfields Development and presentations to the Congressional Delegation. His presententation touched on Lycoming County's 52 municipalities, as well as Timber Run Industrial Park of the future; the Muncy Industrial Corridor; the Level Corners area in Piatt Township; 2011 Central Business District developments; Lycoming County Municipal Corridor; the Brownfields program; wastewater treatment plant location and ownership; active gas drilling permits in Lycoming County; active Marcellus Shale gas drilling permits and major pipeline; extent of Marcellus Shale project; public safety; promoting community development and transportation.
The Chapter also voted on 2011-12 standing rules and chapter goals.
October's meeting of the chapter featured guest speaker will feature Harry J. Rogers, Jr., a 2004 graduate of Leadership Lycoming. He is also an Executive Board member and a Curriculum Board member of the Leadership Lycoming program, which is a vital program of the Williamsport Lycoming Chamber of Commerce. The Leadership Lycoming Community Project Partnership offers the human resources of the county's talented professionals to assist with projects or programs to impact our community, a news release from the chapter said.
For information on membership in the Williamsport Chapter, contact Keir Scholes at 323-1980.