Hurricane Michael Grants Now Available Florida Division of Emergency Management Announces $25 Million State Recovery Grant Program
Eligible applicants include local government, county government, school boards and charter schools. The allowable activities under the Hurricane Michael State Recovery Grant Program are:
- Local or county revenue loss;
- Local or county operating deficits;
- Infrastructure (building, road, bridge, etc.) repair and/or replacement;
- Beach renourishment/recreational facilities; and
- Debris removal.
Deadline is Oct. 1
Grand Planners 2019 Chapter Leadership Award Winners
Each year APA Florida, through its Chapter Leadership Awards, recognizes individuals or organizations for their leadership on planning issues. These awards are APA Florida’s highest honors.
The Leadership Awards are presented at the APA Florida Annual Conference, held each year in September. Over 700 planners, attorneys, interested citizens and public officials from around the state are in attendance to congratulate the award winners.
Great Places in Florida Nominations Extended to Sept. 27
As always, Great Places in Florida seeks to highlight those unique, memorable places that work for the good of their community and attract people to visit them. Finalists represent the gold standard of places in our community.
Great Places submissions should be a focal point in their respective communities – whether that place is big or small, well-known or off the beaten path. Any park, public space, street, neighborhood or district is eligible for submission.
CHAPTER BUSINESS Vote on Proposed APA Florida Bylaw Changes Before Oct. 1
Every two years, the Chapter President appoints a Bylaws Committee, chaired by the Chapter Secretary, to review the Bylaws and identify any changes needed for consistency with national APA bylaws or Chapter practices and policies.
Based on the work of the Bylaws Committee, the APA Florida Executive Committee proposes changes to the APA Florida Bylaws. In addition to the proposed changes listed, other minor wording and formatting revisions are proposed throughout to improve grammar and clarity.