Latest News and Events
- Lake, Sumter Growth Update & Lunch May 31, 2018
Central Florida is experiencing some phenomenal growth in 2018. Lake and Sumter Counties will see growth in The Villages, South Lake County and surrounding areas as the need for providing quality retirement communities expands both locally and nationwide.
Speakers will discuss the types of growth they’re seeing right now and on the 5-year horizon and how that growth is and will affect local and regional planning efforts.
Free lunch will be provided. 1.5 CM.
11:45 – noon: Registration and Networking
12 — 1:30 pm Presenters:
- Bradley Arnold, Sumter County Administrator
- Melanie Peavy, AICP, Development Services Director City of Wildwood
- Michael Hein, Groveland City, Manager
1:30 — 2:30 pm: Executive Committee Meeting
Please RSVP to Roxann.firstname.lastname@example.org by June 12, 2018
- FPZA Partner Annual Conference May 26, 2018
Our great partners at the Orlando Chapter of the FPZA have given authorization for OMS members to register at the member rate for their State Annual Conference in Orlando next month! CM Opportunities!
If interested, visit below link:
- Accepting nominations for the APA FL Orlando Metro Section Board! May 26, 2018 Now accepting nominations for the
APA FL Orlando Metro Section Board!
The nomination period for the APA FL Orlando Metro Section (OMS) 2018 Executive Committee election cycle is underway. A prospective nominee shall be a Florida Resident, member of APA, and member of APA Florida in good standing.
The positions up for election are:
2nd Vice-President, Treasurer, Seminole County Director,
Osceola County Director, and Director At Large.
A description of the responsibilities for
each position are discussed further below.
Elected officers will begin their term of office at the July 12, 2018 Annual Meeting, will serve on the Executive Committee for two (2) years as voting members, then as an ex-officio member until the APA Conference 2020 to allow for a smooth transition for any incoming officers.
Nominations are due June 15, 2018.
The voting period will commence on June 22, 2018,
and voting will be conducted via an online ballot.
Candidate nominations or questions regarding nomination should be sent to Nominating Committee Chair Katie Shannon at email@example.com.
Emailed nominations should include the following information:
Position of Interest (e.g. Director at Large)
Biography/position statement: 1-2 paragraphs, please keep under 200 words.
Term of Office, Duties and Responsibilities for Officer Positions
- To act in place of the First Vice President, as necessary.
- To perform other duties and exercise authority delegated by the President as are necessary to carry out ...
- Free AICP Exam Prep Test Workshop March 6, 2018
The workshop is FREE to APA members.
Registration is below. Don’t forget to visit our AICP resource page.
- Land Use Economics Sessions with Joe Minicozzi – South Orlando Circuit Rider Series Stop January 29, 2018
The APA Florida Orlando Metro and Heart of Florida Sections are excited to announce that we will be hosting Joe Minicozzi, AICP, of Urban3, LLC. Mr. Minicozzi’s work focuses on land use economics, a fiscally sound way to proactively manage growth and plan for different types of land uses. At these events, Mr. Minicozzi will provide a high level overview of Urban3’s work in land use economics and property tax analysis, and the firm’s methodology for linking these concepts to land use decisions. Participants will gain a better understanding of the tie between economic productivity and community vitality through land use.