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 September 18, 2013
Dear Craig, 

Save the date!

The annual Sun Coast Section Dinner and Awards will be held Tuesday October 29th at Brio Tuscan Grill at International Plaza in Tampa.   

The Sun Coast Section is looking for award nominations in the following categories: 
  • Distinguished Service
  • Planner of the Year
  • Distinguished Project or Development
  • Planning Advocate 
Nominations are due September 20th and awards will be announced October 29th at the Section's Annual Banquet. Click herefor more information on how to submit an award nomination.

For more information about the annual dinner or to RSVP click here.     


      
Sincerely,


Jay Collins, AICP
Chair    
SPOTLIGHT EVENT 
October 4 - TBYP Summit - Join hundreds of Tampa Bay's leading young professionals for a half-day of engaging guest speakers covering topics including: The New Economy, Urban Development and Transportation.1:00 - 5:00 pm, The Centre Club, 8th Floor, 123 S. Westshore Blvd, Tampa. Click here for more information.
  MEMBERSHIP INTERESTS & EVENTS

September 18, Noon to 1:30 p.m. - Watershed Planning: Lessons Learned from Florida's Springs  Register Now!
Join Florida Springs experts Jim Stevenson and Bob Knight for informative presentations on challenges facing Florida's springs, workable planning strategies to address those challenges, and how springshed planning approaches can applied to other watersheds throughout Florida.  The presentation will include case studies on Wakulla and Rainbow Springs.  Approved for 1.5 AICP CM -
1000 Friends also has applied for CLE credits for this event.


October 4 - TBYP Summit - 
Join hundreds of Tampa Bay's leading young professionals for a half-day of engaging guest speakers covering topics including: The New Economy, Urban Development and Transportation. 1:00 - 5:00 pm, The Centre Club, 8th Floor, 123 S. Westshore Blvd, Tampa. Click here for more information.

October 17 - Hillsborough County City-County Planning Commission 31st Annual Design Awards. Click here
 for more information. 

October 23 - Tactical Urbanism Workshop
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Mike Lydon, Principal of The Street Plans Collaborative, will visit the Tampa Bay area to lead a Tactical Urbanism Workshop alongside local leaders, planners, advocates, and stakeholders. The intent of the workshop will be to provide an overview of tactical urbanism, and to equip workshop attendees with an understanding of how to plan, fund and implement tactical urbanism projects. Attendees will work together plan and create tactical urbanism interventions for select opportunity sites within Tampa Bay.  For more information about this great event please contact Lauren Matzke.  To RSVP for this event click here

Time: 8:30am to 12:30pm
Location: Beck Group, 3rd Floor 220 W 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33602
Cost: $25  
4 CM Credits pending

Click here to read more about Tactical Urbanism.  

October 29 - Sun Coast Section Annual Dinner and Awards at Brio Tuscan Grill, International Plaza, Tampa - 6:00 to 9:00 pm
Click here for more information.

October 30 - Nov. 1 - Florida Redevelopment Association Annual Conference, Marriott Waterside hotel, Downtown Tampa.Click here for more information.


Free Webinars!
 
Here are some great resources for free AICP credits:
 
Please click here to visit the American Planning Association Utah Chapter for archived material and please click here to see upcoming webinars.

Please click here to visit the Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida.

Please click here to visit the American Planning Association.

Please click here to visit 1000 Friends of Florida. 

Are you interested in a YouTube Channel all about planning! Check it out here.  The organizers of this channel due expect some of these videos to be CM eligible at a later date.
The next email blast will be Tuesday, September 24.  Content is due by Monday, September 23 (noon) to Jay Collins atcollinsj@plancom.org.