Bizzarro to hold House Democratic Policy Committee roundtable on community planning Wednesday in Erie

ERIE, March 15 – As part of the House Democratic Caucus’ Plan4PA, state Rep. Ryan Bizzarro, D-Erie, will host a House Democratic Policy Committee public roundtable on community planning and its role in community and economic development.

The roundtable discussion will take place at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 21 at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center, Room 112, 301 Peninsula Drive.

Bizzarro requested the meeting to learn more about plans that are the blue print for community and economic development. The roundtable will feature discussion between professional planners, regional elected officials, state agency staff, and state legislators from all across the state, including Policy Committee Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster.

The current agenda is: 

      3 p.m.      Welcome and opening remarks     

      3:10 p.m.      Discussion with panelists:

  • Amy Murdock, planning director, Erie County
  • Kathy Wyrosdick, planning director, City of Erie
  • Matt Waldinger, director of planning and development, Millcreek Township
  • Mark Nicholson, P.E., civil engineer manager, state Transportation Department

      4:50 p.m.      Closing remarks    

The roundtable is one in a series of meetings all over the state on House Democrats’ Plan4PA that includes putting people first, good jobs, quality schools and fair taxes. Visit for additional information about the Plan4PA and for Policy Committee materials.

The media and public are invited to attend.