ULI Washington is proud to announce that Jeremy Hurlbutt, Planning Director for the Town of LaPlata, MD was awarded a public official scholarship for the ULI Fall Meeting in Los Angeles in October. Jeremy was chosen by a strong applicant pool by the Rose Center for Public Leadership for his dedication to his work in planning in the public sector. The grant includes conference registration and a generous stipend to cover travel expenses. The scholarship was generously funded by the ULI Foundation.
Jeremy is the Planning Director for the Town of La Plata, Maryland which is located about 30 miles southeast of Washington DC and has a population of 10,000 residents. As Director of the Town’s Planning Department, Jeremy oversees all development within the town limits including planning, building inspections, and code enforcement. Since starting in 2015, Jeremy and his staff have revamped the development review process, implemented a permit tracking software system, implemented a new sign code and drafted a comprehensive zoning code update. The Town will start a comprehensive plan update this year.
Jeremy has been a urban plan volunteer since 2005. Jeremy is also an Almuni of the 2013 ULI Washington Regional Land Use Leadership Institute class. Jeremy has served on a Technical Assistance Panel and has hosted a Technical Assistance Panel for the Town of La Plata. He is also Washington NEXT program member and this year I will lead the 4th Flight of the Washington NEXT program.