1.5 Law CM | Expires April 5, 2023

2022 Legislative Session Review

The 2022 Legislative Session ended on March 14. A number of significant changes which will impact planning in Florida were passed by the Legislature, including bills focused on business damages related to governmental action, airport funding, affordable housing, local government preemptions, property rights, building regulation, and statewide flooding and sea level rise resilience. Most of the changes in the bills would take effect on July 1 2022 although some take effect upon becoming law. This webinar will provide an overview of these legislative changes. 

PRESENTERS: Whit Blanton, FAICP Thomas Hawkins, AICP, JD Lester Abberger Julia Magee

Watch the session here. On Demand Event #9232227


.75 CM | Expires Jan. 31, 2023

What Do Post COVID Development Patterns Look Like? | 2022 APA Florida Public Policy Workshop

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COVID has provided the opportunity to rethink the physical workplace and reset for resiliency in urban areas. Working from home has become a common alternative, resulting in changes to things such as transportation patterns and demand and office space occupancy. In this session, you will hear from both the local commercial real estate and global design perspectives about how the pandemic is pushing communities to evolve, and to help us understand how communities small and large are approaching these paradigm shifts.

SPEAKERS: John McNeil, Autumn Calder, AICP, Carlos Valera

Watch the session here. On Demand Event #9246387


1 CM | Expires Jan. 31, 2023

Welcome & Opening Plenary with Steve Seibert | 2022 APA Florida Public Policy Workshop

2022 is the 50th anniversary of Florida's first growth management legislation. This session will look at changes in growth management policy over this time span, what was learned, and where planning should evolve in the future. Steve Siebiert, former Secretary of the Florida Department of Community Affairs and Pinellas County Commissioner, will draw from his decades of planning planning work in the government, business and civic arenas to share his ideas on the future of planning in this state.

SPEAKERS: Whit Blanton, FAICP and Steve Seibert

Watch the session here. On Demand Event #9246389


1 Law CM | Expires Jan. 31, 2023

What Is Happening in the Legislature | 2022 APA Florida Public Policy Workshop

The 2022 Legislative Session began Jan. 11 and committee meetings are underway. A number of bills have been filed that would affect the planning profession. Existing trends in planning law related to local preemptions, vacation rentals, property rights and more are continuing. This panel of experts will explain what some of the issues with current legislative implementation are and how they are fueling proposed legislative changes, and what impact legislative trends could have on planning in Florida.

SPEAKERS: Cecile Scoon, Zayne Smith, Janet Bowman, David Cruz, Lester Abberger, Whit Blanton, FAICP

Watch the session here. On Demand Event #9246390


1.25 CM | Expires Jan. 31, 2023

Demographics and Attainable Housing | 2022 APA Florida Public Policy Workshop

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Florida is struggling to meet the demand for housing units, including affordable housing, workforce housing and missing middle units. This panel of experts will help you understand the scope of this issue in the state, the influencing factors, and needed policy changes. Topics to be covered include: housing needs and policy changes required to meet these needs; the demographic drivers for housing types in Florida; and factors currently driving housing supply and demand, and the unprecedented influences currently affecting the housing market.

SPEAKERS: Jaimie Ross, Esq., Chris Nelson, Joe Farrell

Watch the session here. On Demand Event #9246392


.75 CM | Expires Jan. 31, 2023

Anticipating the 2022 Election | 2022 APA Florida Public Policy Workshop

2022 is an election year in Florida. Top leadership, including the governor, members of Congress, and members of the state legislature will be on the ballot. The election results will have significant implications for the future of Florida. Renowned newspaper political commentator Steve Bousquet, with the Sun-Sentinel, will share his insights on this issue.

SPEAKERS: Steve Bousquet and Lester Abberger

Watch the session here. On Demand Event #9246393


.75 CM | Expires Jan. 31, 2023

Implications of Federal Policy Changes on Florida | 2022 APA Florida Public Policy Workshop

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The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, recently passed by Congress, will have a definite impact on planning and infrastructure investment decision in Florida. It is important for planners at all levels to understand how this act will be implemented and what that could mean for the state of Florida and its communities. This panel of experts will provide an overview of the act and its implementation as it is currently known, funding and other opportunities that may be available to Florida and how those may be passed down to local government.

SPEAKERS: Brad Thoburn, Danielle Arigoni, Jason Jordan

Watch the session here. On Demand Event #9246394


.75 CM | Expires Jan. 31, 2023

Opening Plenary: State of the Florida Economy in 2022 | APA Florida Public Policy Workshop

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Dean Chapin will provide an economic overview for Florida, including the ongoing effect the coronavirus has had on the state’s GDP, personal income, and state budget revenues. He will also discuss Florida’s population trends and how they may be affected by the pandemic. Economic diversity, including the reliance on tourism and real estate transactions will also be discussed. Drawing upon his experience and expertise, Dean Chapin can offer unique insights on how the pandemic and its ongoing impacts have impacted Florida's economics and population trends.

SPEAKERS: Dr. Tim Chapin and Whit Blanton, FAICP

Watch the session here. On Demand Event #9246396