Latest News and Events
- APA Monthly Happy Hour and Networking Event WITH SPECIAL GUEST DR. JENNIFER JURADO August 13, 2016
Thursday, August 18th
5:30pm – 7:30pm
Cost: $5 donation to benefit charity:water*
Location: Cinema Paradiso HOLLYWOOD
2008 Hollywood Blvd
Hollywood, FL 33020
Join us in Historic Downtown Hollywood as we feature the documentary film FLOW – For the Love of Water
1.0 CM CREDIT #9107960
“Water is the very essence of life. It sustains every living being on this planet and without it, there would be nothing……..”
FLOW: For the Love of Water, is an award-winning documentary that tackles issues related to potable water including access, privatization and management of this natural resource both in the United States and abroad. Come meet fellow planners, water resource managers, and sustainability professionals as we learn more about this important topic. Dr. Jennifer Jurado will be our special guest for the evening. Dr. Jurado is the Director of Broward County’s Environmental Planning and Community Resilience Division where she oversees county-wide water resource policy and planning programs and initiatives. Showtime will begin promptly at 6:00 pm.
Free on-street parking is available throughout Downtown Hollywood or at the Van Buren parking garage for $1/hr. The Van Buren parking garage is located at 251 S. 20th Avenue, just one block from the Cinema Paradiso Hollywood independent film house.
Popcorn ($2) / Beer/Wine ($3) /Soft drinks ($1)
Water ($0) bring your own reusable water bottle
*A $5 donation per person will benefit charity:water an organization whose mission is to bring clean drinking water to people around the world
Our membership renewal team will be in attendance, don’t forget to renew!!
- Join BAPA or Renew Your Membership! July 29, 2016
For those of you who have already renewed, THANK YOU!!!
Membership in the Section gives you all the tools you need to be a better Planner in Broward County. There has never been a better time to be a member. You will receive the best local source of AICP CM courses, our quarterly newsletter that highlights our progress, fun networking opportunities that connect you with planners from every corner of the County, and monthly spotlight events on contemporary planning practices that are happening right now.Join or renew your membership today by submitting your application!
- BAPA’s Happy Hour & Networking Events May 3, 2016
BAPA hosted another Networking Happy Hour on Thursday July 21st at Novel Tea in Wilton Manors with Mayor Gary Resnick.
March: Barbara Blake Boy, Executive Director of the Broward County Planning Council and BrowardNEXT Co-Chair, afforded our BAPA members an informal discussion of the upcoming BrowardNext Comprehensive and Land Use Plan Update, the first comprehensive update to the County’s Plans since 1989. She provided information on highlighted regional issues to be covered by the plan including Climate Change Resilience, Multi-Modal Transportation, Natural Resource Protection, and Targeted Redevelopment.
April: Thank you to Chris Wren, Director of the Fort Lauderdale DDA for giving BAPA members a history of the Wave Streetcar, an overview of the Downtown Business Symposium, and the planned high-technology wayfinding system!
- 2016 BAPA Board Retreat February 24, 2016
On February 22nd the BAPA Board of Directors had a retreat to discuss the organization’s strategic plan for 2016. Marie L. York facilitated the retreat held at the Long Key Nature Center in Davie. A series of committees were created to work on events, membership, communications and marketing (website, social media, press releases, newsletter, etc.) and professional development.
- Recent BAPA Events February 7, 2016
Photos from some of our recent events…holiday party at Funky Buddha.