Treasure Coast Section

Joint Professional Societies Annual Legislative Breakfast

Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023, 7:15 – 9:30 am

Palm Beach Gardens Marriott, 400 RCA Blvd (SE corner of I-95 & PGA Blvd)

Approved for 1.5 AICP CM Credits including 1 AICP CM Legal Credit (See Event #9263711)

All attendees MUST register by Jan. 27. Thanks to our cohost, this event is FREE but everyone must register so we can have an headcount for breakfast and seating maximums. 

Grab your seat now! Register today.

Join your fellow planners and other colleagues at next week’s Joint Professional Societies Annual Legislative Breakfast on Thursday, February 2, 2023. 

 Meet your local legislators, network with friends and colleagues, ask questions, and learn what’s in store for the 2023 Legislative Session.  The program will feature a panel discussion by local legislators on key planning and development related issues and current efforts at the state level including affordable house, pre-emptions, infrastructure spending, and building codes that may alter our communities in the coming year as well as current Host Organization legislative priorities.

      7:15 am – Attendee check-in opens

      7:30 am – Hot breakfast buffet available

      8:00 am – Program to begin promptly  (Speakers:  State Sen. Lori Berman, State Sen. Bobby Powell, AICP,  State Rep. Kelly Skidmore, State Rep. Jervante Edmonds)

Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, this is a FREE EVENT for all Host Organization members and their guests.

Host organizations include: the APA Florida Treasure Coast Section, the PBC Planning Congress, the Florida Engineering Society Palm Beach and Treasure Coast Chapters, American Society of Civil Engineers Palm Beach Branch, American Society of Landscape Architects Palm Beach Treasure Coast Section, CREW – Palm Beach/Treasure Coast, PBC Code Enforcement Association, and several other related professional organizations active in the Treasure Coast region.

Treasure Coast Section Event Idea Request

As part of its planning process for 2023, the Executive Committee of the APA Florida Treasure Coast Section is seeking input from our members about preferred program topics to be addressed during 2023.

These would be in addition to the programs and events normally scheduled during the year by the Treasure Coast Section, the Florida Chapter, and/or the APA including the following:

  • Feb. 2, 2023 – Joint Professional Societies Annual Legislative Breakfast
  • Feb. 23 – 24, 2023 – APA Florida Public Policy Workshop (online)
  • Spring 2023 – TC Section Annual Meeting and Family Picnic
  • April 1 – 4, 2023 – APA National Conference (Philadelphia)
  • May 2023 or August 2023 – TC Section Planning Officials Training Workshop
  • Sept. 5 – 8, 2023 – Florida Planning Conference (Jacksonville)
  • Dec. 1, 2023 – Joint Societies Holiday Party
  • AICP Study Classes (January – March 2023; August – October 2023)

As part of our efforts to offer our members a variety of program opportunities, many of them with AICP CM Credits, we often co-sponsor programs with other professional and allied organizations including other APA Florida Sections, Palm Beach County Planning Council, Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council, FAU Center for Urban & Environmental Solutions, FAU Department of Urban & Regional Planning, Congress of New Urbanism, local governments within the TC region, and various engineering, landscape architecture, code enforcement, and other allied organizations.

Click on the button below to review and select topics proposed by Section Members and Executive Committee members in the past. Please select up to FIVE (5) suggested topics from the list and/or include any other suggested topics you have. We’d also like to know your preferences for in-person, virtual, and/or hybrid programs, time of day, and suggestions for meeting locations.

We’d appreciate hearing from you as soon as possible. The deadline to submit your ideas is Jan. 6.

Review and submit your program ideas here

Welcome to the Treasure Coast!

The Treasure Coast Region is quite diverse in its landscape and natural features. The coastal areas of the region are both heavily populated and developed while western portions of the region remain rural with significant environmental and agricultural influences. The region is home to portions of Lake Okeechobee, the northern extent of the Everglades, Jonathan Dickinson State Park, The Savannahs, and the St. Lucie and Loxahatchee Rivers.