• Design and Resiliency Team Applications Open

    Design and Resiliency Teams (DARTs) provide pro bono design and resiliency technical assistance to communities around the United States and Canada. Think of this as a APA-CPAT look-alike, but teams are multidisciplinary and specifically focused on resiliency challenges.

  • Matt Mosley Joins Opelika as New Planning Director

    The City of Opelika welcomes Matt Mosley as the new director of planning. “Matt brings practical knowledge of planning, including zoning, land use, comprehensive planning and historic preservation,” said Mayor Gary Fuller. “We are fortunate to have someone like Matt join our team. He will bring a deep understanding of planning and city government to Opelika. And, he’s a big believer in customer service.”

  • Alabama Communities of Excellence (ACE) Now Accepting Applications For It’s 2017 Class

    The Alabama Communities of Excellence (ACE) program has launched the competitive application process to select its 2017 class. The ACE Program offers a variety of professional expertise to help Alabama’s smaller cities focus on their distinctive assets and resources. Alabama towns with populations ranging between 2,000 and 18,000 are eligible to apply for consideration to be admitted into   …Continue Reading

  • Alabama APA Honors the Memory of Dean Matthews, a Pioneer in our Chapter and Alabama Planning

    Our Alabama planning family lost a prominent member this week.  Dean Matthews, the first city planner for the city of Huntsville and one of the original team members to dream up the Cummings Research Park in Huntsville, the second largest technology park in the US, has passed away. Funeral services will be handled by Spry   …Continue Reading

  • What is New in the World of AICP

    An AICP update from Silvia E. Vargas, AICP, LEED AP – AICP Commissioner, Region III