Marco N. Velotta, AICPPlanning Project Manager
City of Las Vegas
Marco Velotta, MS, AICP, LEED Green Assoc. is a Planning Project Manager and member of the City of Las Vegas Office of Sustainability. He graduated from the University of Nevada in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Geography, Math minor and a Masters in City Planning in 2008. Marco leads the management and implementation of the City's Strategy for Community Resilience, Net-Zero Energy, and Sustainability to conserve and reduce the City’s consumption of energy, water, and waste by overseeing renewable energy, energy efficiency, water conservation, recycling, and alternative transportation efforts.
As a part of the Community Development Department’s Comprehensive Planning Division, he works on citywide plans and led the development of the City of Las Vegas 2050 Master Plan, a thirty year vision for the future of Las Vegas. He also works on a variety of programs, including Nevada's first Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program, climate mitigation and adaptation efforts, EV charging infrastructure, TOD planning for future high capacity transit, bicycle infrastructure development, and the development of a form-based zoning code for Downtown Las Vegas. Marco is the Professional Development Officer of the American Planning Association’s Nevada Chapter.
Redefining Regional Electric Vehicle Coordination — Thu, March 30, 2023
What does regional coordination mean in terms of scaling infrastructure and meeting the needs of the EV charging industry? The EV industry is fast moving and municipalities and government entities are struggling to keep up. A lack of EVSE policies, regulations, and government coordination is hindering the ability to meet demand. Join this session to learn how municipalities can create regional alignment in the nation’s plan for charging infrastructure.