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In Memoriam, Leon Eplan, FAICP
April 30, 2021
In Memoriam, Leon Eplan, FAICP

Leon Eplan, FAICP, inaugural president of the Georgia Planning Association, died on 15 April in Atlanta. Eplan was a singular force in Georgia planning for more than 50 years, serving as Atlanta’s...


2021 Georgia Smart Communities Applications are Open
April 15, 2021
2021 Georgia Smart Communities Applications are Open

The Georgia Smart Communities Challenge is seeking cities and counties in Georgia as applicants for the program. For the 2021 cohort, Georgia Smart will select up to four communities for an enhanced...


Building Back Better Starts with Planning
April 14, 2021
Building Back Better Starts with Planning

We are now shifting to strategic planning for next year’s state session, as well as federal advocacy. As GPA President-Elect, I sent our policy positions to Senators Warnock and Ossoff. I was...


Call for Board Nominations for 2022-23 Term
April 14, 2021
Call for Board Nominations for 2022-23 Term

GPA is now accepting nominations for the 2022-2023 Board term. Serving on the Board is a great way to connect with other planners, give back to GPA, and help build a successful chapter. Nominations...