Treasure Coast Section

New Urbanism and Abacoa Town Center Presentation & Walking Tour

New Urbanism and Abacoa Town Center Presentation and Walking Tour by CNU of Palm

Please join the CNU of the Palm Beaches and its sponsors at 6 pm on Nov. 6, 2019, for a presentation and walking tour entitled New Urbanism and Abacoa Town Center.

We will feature speakers Josh Simon of FLF Holdings and John Sickler and Stephanie Thorburn of the Town of Jupiter for a discussion of the New Urbanist concepts and the landscape design involved in the planning of Abacoa Town Center.

Light food including pizza and cheese boards, and non-alcoholic drinks will be served to all in attendance. One free drink will be provided at Stadium Grill to the first 30 individuals to RSVP.

The event will be held in FAU campus room AD 103, located at 5353 Parkside Drive. In case of rain, the event shall be held within the FAU campus room. Free parking is available at the Abacoa Town Center. Paid parking is available at the FAU visitor lot.

APA CM credits pending.

This is an official CNU Florida Event, led by the CNU of the Palm Beaches. Sponsors and partners include FAU SURP, FAU Planning Society, FLF Holdings and APA Florida Treasure Coast Section.

Register here

13th Annual Ethics Seminar Registration Now Open

treasure coast section ethics seminar flier


Friday, Nov. 1, 2019  |  7:30 am - 4:35 pm

The Fieldhouse at Old School Square

51 N. Swinton  |  Delray Beach, FL 33444

Doors open at 7:30 am for registration, networking and continental breakfast.

Program begins promptly at 8 am.


  • Impacts of Evolutionary Instincts on Ethical Conduct 
  • What’s New in Public Corruption and Ethics 
  • Post Construction Ethics 
  • How Do You Get Your Facts? 
  • Constitutional Amendment 12 and the Evolving Ethics Rules 


  • Thomas J. Baird, Esq., AICP, Jones Foster and Town Attorney, Towns of Jupiter and Lake Park 
  • Seth C. Behn, Esq., AICP, Lewis, Longman and Walker, PA, West Palm Beach 
  • Dave Biggs, Chief Engagement Officer, MetroQuest, Vancover, Canada 
  • Peter L. Cruise, Ph.D., Executive Director, LeRoy Collins Public Ethics Academy, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton 
  • Walter H. Keller, PE, AICP, President, Walter H. Keller, Inc., Stuart 
  • Terry E. Lewis, Esq., Shareholder, Lewis, Longman and Walker, PA West Palm Beach 
  • Marilyn Mammano, AICP, Professional Development Officer, APA Florida Broward Section
  • Nicholas Mihelich, PLA, ASLA, Urban Design Kilday Studio, West Palm Beach 
  • Burnadette Norris-Weeks, Esq., Partner,Austin Pamies Noriris Weeks, LLC, Fort Lauderdale 
  • Frank S. Palen, Esq., AICP, Partner, Caldwell Pacetti Edwards Schoech & Viator LLP, WPB 
  • Joe Petrick, President, Code Enforcement Officers Association of Palm Beach County, WPB 
  • Randi L. Sims, Ph.D., H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreurship, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale
  • Dr. Ben Sorensen, Commissioner, District 4, City of Fort Lauderdale City Commission Merrett R. Stierheim, Chair, Advisory Board, LeRoy Collins Public Ethics Academy, FAU     
  • Shawn Aric Williams, UrbnPlanr Blog, Fort Lauderdale
  • Todd Wodraska, Mayor, Town of Jupiter and President, Special District Services, Inc.


American Institute of Certified Planners

  • Morning Session:3.25 AICP CM Credits approved, including 1.5 AICP CM Credits each in Law & Ethics
  • Afternoon Session:3.74 AICP CM Credits approved, including 1.5 AICP CM Credits each in Law & Ethics

Florida Association of Code Enforcement

  • Morning Session:3.25 CEUs approved
  • Afternoon Session: 3.75 CEUs approved

Florida Board of Landscape Architecture

Florida City & County Management Association

The Florida Bar


$75 through Oct. 25 | $85 through Oct. 30 | $95 Oct. 31 & Nov. 1

Continental breakfast, lunch, snacks, beverages and seminar materials included.  

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4th Annual Planning Officials Training Workshop

treasure coast section planning officials workshop 2019 flier

Are you an appointed advisory board member, elected official, or an employee of a local government that is eager to learn more about making local planning, zoning, and related recommendations or decisions? If so, then this one-day workshop, organized by the Treasure Coast Section of the Florida Chapter, American Planning Association, is tailored just for you! 

Join us on Oct. 4.