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Event Calendar

Mar
2
Thu
2017 CNU Florida Summit @ The Cuban Club
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – Mar 3 @ 4:30 pm

Getting Stuff Done – Delivering New Urbanism

The focus of this year’s Summit is built around plans, programs, and strategies that have resulted in positive change – from small scale infill, code hacks, and tactical projects to larger scale programs and initiatives that have produced tangible results.

Please join us in historic Ybor City in Tampa for our annual gathering, an unmatchable opportunity for networking and keeping abreast of new urbanism development in the State, and at CNU national.

A reciprocal agreement with APA Florida invites APA members to register for the CNU Summit at the CNU member rate.

AIA and AICP Continuing Education Credits Pending

View the preliminary program and speakers here.

Mar
3
Fri
Urban Core Redevelopment Springfield: Opportunities for Equity @ Wells Fargo Historic Community Learning Center
Mar 3 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am

Non-APA members: $10
APA members: complimentary
2.0 CMs

Urbancore Redevelopment Series
Springfield: Opportunities for Equity

Moderator:
Brian Teeple, AICP
Brian Teeple has served in the capacity of chief executive officer for the Northeast Florida Regional Planning Council since
1989. He has worked in planning related positions for such entities as the Florida Department of Community Affairs and as an
environmental engineer for the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments. Brian has facilitated numerous charrettes,
workshops and community events addressing urban issues & policy.

Panelists:
Michael Trautmann, Trautmann & Company

Trautmann & Company, LLC, has received numerous awards for historic preservation from the Jacksonville Historic Preservation Commission, the National Trust for Historic Preservation & the United States National Neighborhood Works Program. Several of his projects have been featured in local and national news and on home and garden television.

Christina Parrish-Stone, Esq.
Christina Parrish-Stone practices in the areas of government finance, real estate, land use and development, historic preservation and general corporate law. She holds a part-time position as executive director of Springfield Preservation and Revitalization Council; is vice president of the Jacksonville Historical Society, and was chair of the steering committee for Jacksonville’s National Park Service Groundwork Trust.

Christopher Janson, PhD.
Christopher Janson serves as the director for the Center for Urban Education & Policy at University of North Florida. Since joining UNF 2007, Dr. Janson has been working with other faculty in UNF’s SOAR (Supporters of Academic Rigor) School counseling program to build a program that trains its students within the context of urban schools.

Steven Lindorff, FAICP
Steven Lindorffis a member of the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Certified Planners (FAICP), recognized for more than 40 years of professional planning experience. In his tenure with the city of Jacksonville Beach, Steve served as administrator of the Community Redevelopment Agency. He provides professional consulting service to public and private clients in the areas of community redevelopment, long range planning & development regulatory matters.

Tickets here.

Mar
4
Sat
Gold Coast Section Monthly Executive Board Meeting @ MIami Center for Architecture and Design
Mar 4 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Gold Coast Section Board meetings

Gold Coast Section Board meetings

All Gold Coast Section members are invited to attend the monthly Executive Board meetings, which generally take place the 1st Saturday of each month, starting at 9:30 am, at the Miami Center for Architecture and Design in downtown Miami.

Mar
13
Mon
Drone Technology: Implications on Policymaking and Design of the Built Environment @ Webinar
Mar 13 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

The educational objective of this course is to discuss the implications of emerging drone technology on city and town planning. Featuring specialists in the fields of law, urban design, and policymaking, this webinar will examine federal and local legislation pertaining to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Drone operations raise several concerns for the public given their wide range of recreational and commercial current uses. We will discuss regulations pertaining to these issues and explore how future zoning regulations can best guide the use of drones in our built environment.  Dwight Merriam, FAICP, is the speaker.

Online registration ends on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. EDT.

CM | 1.50
L | 1.50

Mar
15
Wed
Legal Decision Making for Planning Commissioners @ Webinar
Mar 15 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Legal, defensible decision making is central to commission meetings. Legal experts discuss findings of fact, making the record, and the legal context for planning. Learn when to consult a municipal attorney for assistance, and gain an understanding of the legal requirements for planning commission decisions.

This is part three of a three-part series on managing planning commission meetings. See Preparing for Planning Commission Meetings: Staff Reports and Managing the Planning Commission Meeting  for other segments.

Ideal for group training!

Registrants will receive two access points allowing viewing in two locations for unlimited attendees, as well as a recording of the program after the event.

CM | 0.50


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