A current listing of news related to the Georgia Planning Association, the State of Georgia, Legislative Updates / Alerts, and more.
In 2015, GPA began conducting combined elections with APA to streamline the voting process, and we’ve continued with combined elections this year. The GPA/APA elections are open through September 8, 2016 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time.
In July, the Georgia Chapter of the American Planning Association submitted an Amicus Brief in the case of Druid Hills Civic Association, Inc., et. al vs. DeKalb County Planning Commission, et. al. to the Georgia Supreme Court.
APA and AICP allows each state Chapter to designate one person that has a financial hardship to take advantage of the 2016 Reduced Exam Fee Scholarship program for the November 2016 testing window. This is limited to ONE person is Georgia who would otherwise defer taking or are unable to take the AICP exam because of the high cost.
The Georgia Planning Association has been invited to put together a delegation to the One Water Summit in Atlanta, June 8-10th. “One Water” is an approach to water stewardship that is innovative, inclusive, and integrated. It includes utility managers, sustainability directors, planners, community leaders, environmental advocates, business leaders, and researchers. The Summit offers planners an opportunity to share and learn from others in sustainability and water related fields.