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FLORIDA GUARDIAN
•Archibald Foundation

PRESIDENT’S CLUB
•Mosaic

FRIEND
Ronald Book, P.A.
•Codina Management, LLC
•Ms. Kimberly A. DeGrove and Dr. William Partin
•William Howard Flowers, Jr. Foundation, Inc.
•Kitson Evergreen, LLC
•Paul Consulting, Inc.
•The Perkins Charitable Foundation
• Mr. Robert M. Rhodes

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•Mr. Thomas J. Baird
•Cambridge Systematics
•Mr. William M. DeGrove

SUPPORTER
•American Planning Association, Florida Chapter
Doug Croley Insurance Services
•DPZ Partners, LLC
•Mr. Paul Novack
•Mr. David Orshefsky
•Mrs. Jean Sadowski
•Synovus — Tallahassee State Bank
•Thompson Brock Luger & Company
•Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council
•Mr. and Mrs. Peter & Helen Wallace

Spring 2018 Webinars
All Webinars are Eastern Time

January 24, 2018, Noon to 1:30
Planning for Community Resiliency in Satellite Beach: Laying the Groundwork
FREE!
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Located on a barrier island near the Kennedy Space Center, the City of Satellite Beach is in the crosshairs of sea level rise.  Despite its relatively small population of 10,000 residents, Satellite Beach is a state leader in community resilience planning.  This webinar will cover how the city marshaled support and funding to address resilience. Satellite Beach resident and Florida Institute of Technology’s Dr. Ken Lindeman will discuss use of science-based information to sustain support, including products from the Sea Level Rise Subcommittee (created within the Comp. Planning Board in 2009). Coastal planning specialist Thomas Ruppert will share how Florida Sea Grant has helped to guide this effort through the years. The East Central Florida Regional Planning Council’s Director of Planning and Community Development Tara McCue will discuss the role of the Regional Planning Council in supporting and facilitating this initiative.  This event has been approved for 1.5 AICP CM  Credits for planners (#9138850), 1 CEC for Certified Floodplain Managers, 2 CLE for Florida attorneys (1708850N- Intermediate), and .125 CEUs for Florida Environmental Health Professionals.

February 21, 2018 NOTE TIME:  2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Planning for Community Resilience in Satellite Beach:  Stormwater Infrastructure and LDRs
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Located on a barrier island near the Kennedy Space Center, the City of Satellite Beach is in the crosshairs of sea level rise.  Despite its relatively small population of 10,000 residents, Satellite Beach is a state leader in community resilience planning.  During this webinar, City of Satellite Beach City Manager Courtney Barker, AICP, will discuss the plans and studies conducted over the years.  Stetson University Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, Jason M. Evans, Ph.D., will focus on his current study on the impacts of sea level rise on the City’s stormwater infrastructure along with mitigation measures.  Rochelle Lawandales, AICP, former Owner/President of Lawandales Planning Affiliates, Inc. will cover the city’s initiative to integrate sustainability measures into the City’s land development regulations. This event has been approved for 1.5 AICP CM  Credits for planners (#9138851), 1 CEC for Certified Floodplain Managers, 2 CLE for Florida attorneys (1708851N- Intermediate), and .125 CEUs for Florida Environmental Health Professionals.

March 21, 2018, Noon to 1:30 p.m.
2018 Florida Legislative Wrap Up
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1000 Friends Policy and Planning Director Thomas Hawkins and Board Member Emeritus Lester Abberger will discuss key growth management, environmental and related bills and budgeting that passed and failed during the 2018 Legislative Session and how this impacts state and local governance and planning in Florida.  This event has been approved for 1.5 AICP CM  LEGAL Credits for planners (#9138853),1 CEC for Certified Floodplain Managers,  2 CLE for Florida attorneys (1708849N – Intermediate), and .150 CEUs for Florida Environmental Health Professionals.

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