The Alabama Chapter of the American Planning Association is seeking sponsors for the 2017 AL/MS Annual Conference. The conference will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Birmingham, AL on October 4-6, 2017. The sponsorship levels are included in the document below, which may also be downloaded here. As with previous years, your sponsorship will …Continue Reading
This is the final legislative update of the 2017 session.
Legislative update for the 2017 session.
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.”
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
The final 2016 MS/AL Annual Conference agenda has been announced.
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