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2016 Alabama APA Award Recipients

posted on January 16th, 2017  |  Read more

The Alabama APA Awards Program recognizes the “best in planning” across the state. Nominations were bestowed at the 2016 AL/MS Annual Conference in the fall at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino, Biloxi, Mississippi. Alabama APA is proud to congratulate our 2016 recipients.

Matt Mosley Joins Opelika as New Planning Director

posted on January 9th, 2017  |  Read more

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

posted on January 9th, 2017  |  Read more

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