About SGA

The Berks County Smart Growth Alliance is an unincorporated entity that was founded in 2004 by a diverse group of organizations wishing to foster better land use decisions and development and preservation methods. The Alliance is comprised fifteen organizations that are committed to implementing the Berks County Vision 2020 Comprehensive Plan and to fostering future land use and development in accordance with Smart Growth principles through education, training and dialogue among the stakeholders involved.

Since it's founding, the Alliance has sponsored a number of workshops, tours and individual projects that support and reflect smart growth principles. The Alliance meets regularly to develop new programs and initiatives.