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Growth Management Workshops
Broward County - Broward MPO
100 West Cypress Creek Road, Suite 650
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309
Planning Administration Best Practices Series
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Session 1: Re-Forming Your Comprehensive Plan
¨ Evaluating Your Comprehensive Plan
¨ Organizing and Writing Your Comprehensive Plan
AICP 3 CM Credits
$75 per session
Session 2: Managing Your Land Development Regulations
¨ Organizing and Writing Land Development Regulations
¨ Best Practices for Development Review
12:30 pm—3:30 pm
AICP 3 CM Credits
$75 per session
$125 for BOTH sessions (includes lunch)
3 CCC Elective Credits for attending both
3 CGE Elective Credits for attending both
Growth Management Planning Officials Symposium
Friday, March 23, 2018 8:30 am—3:30 pm $125 per person (includes lunch)
Florida Association of Counties
- 6 Core CCC Credits
- 6 Core CGE Credits
- 25 Torchbearer Points (ACC Alumni)
Friday's Growth Management workshop is designed for elected and appointed officials who make planning and zoning recommendations and decisions, as well as planning staff.
The series covers the laws, principles and practices that have shaped the planning process in Florida. Officials will receive basic instruction about Florida’s planning and growth management system, his/her role and how to do the job more effectively. Peer exchange and discussion are valuable parts of this events.
- Planning and Growth Management in Florida
- Roles and Responsibilities
- Constitutional and Legal Foundations for Planning
- The Community Building Process
Presented by: Gene Boles, FAICP
Mr. Boles is a Senior Fellow of the Program for Resource Efficient Communities at the University of Florida. His work currently focuses on training, coaching and consultation regarding “best practices” related to comprehensive plans and land development regulations. He has over 45 years of local government experience as a planner, planning director and consultant.
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UPCOMING Ethics, Public Records, and Sunshine Laws: $75 registration fee
- June 26, 2018 - Orange County (registration opens in March)
- November 27, 2018 - Hillsborough County (registration opens in September)
- Online Ethics Workshop - available all year (CLICK HERE to register now)
The program content for each core course is designed to cover fundamental information necessary to effectively serve as a county commissioner. To be certified, commissioners must earn a minimum of 30 credit hours of core curriculum. Each core course is equivalent to 6 hours of credit. The majority of these programs are offered once a calendar year.
The following courses develop skills that are important to county commissioners. A maximum of 9 credit hours from these or similar classes may be applied toward the 45 hours required for certification. Each elective course is equivalent to 3 hours of credit. Four elective courses are provided throughout the year. The program topics offered vary from year to year.
Participation in statewide education and policymaking events is an important part of the CCC curriculum. As such, the following events are CCC accredited. The credit hours for each of these programs vary due to program length. To become certified, commissioners must earn 6 hours of continuing education credits.