The Polycentric City – 2019 AL|MS APA Conference

Call for Conference Sessions Attention AL-APA and MS-APA members! 2019 is an important year for Alabama – It marks the State’s bicentennial, and it also recognizes the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing.  Both events have deep roots in Huntsville.  The first State constitution was signed in Huntsville, and the City has a well-known history   …Continue Reading

Alabama Community Partners with Smart Growth America

“An Alabama City Grapples with Its Development Decisions” Atmore—a rural city in southern Alabama—is poised to make some key land use decisions that will have a great impact on both its long-term economic prosperity and its fiscal health. To grapple with these choices, the city partnered with Smart Growth America to gain a better understand   …Continue Reading

2018 AL-APA Awards Recipients

The Alabama APA Awards Program recognizes the “best in planning” across the state. Nominations were bestowed at the 2018 AL/MS Annual Conference in the fall at the Oxford Conference Center in Oxford, Mississippi. Alabama APA is proud to congratulate our 2018 recipients listed below. DISTINGUISHED LEADERSHIP AWARDS Kenneth J. Groves, Jr. Distinguished Leadership Award for a Professional Planner   …Continue Reading