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Local Artist Feature: Amy Sellers

April 27th, 2017

The Back Story I was born in Lafayette, Louisiana, and have a great affection for my Cajun heritage.  I was raised in a small town of Wexford, PA. Al Spekis, a young man in his first year of teaching, encouraged me (at twelve years of age) to focus on drawing and painting.  In 1983 I…

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“Partnering with CRA’s to Stimulate Development”

April 26th, 2017

April 26-28, 2017 – Lynn Dehlinger, RMA Sr. Economic Development Manager, is on a panel presenting “Partnering with CRA’s to Stimulate Development” at the Florida Community Development Association (FCDA) Annual Conference in Lake Mary, Florida. INFO:www.fcda-online.org

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“Thinking Outside the Box: Creative P3 Opportunities, including Smaller Projects”

April 26th, 2017

April 28th: Kevin Crowder, RMA Director of Economic Development, presenting “Thinking Outside the Box: Creative P3 Opportunities, including Smaller Projects” at the P3s for Cities conference – an educational forum from the Broward League of Cities and the Florida Council for Public-Private Partnerships (fcp3). http://browardleague.org/wp-cnt/uploads/2017/04/P3-Workshop-1.pdf

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CityWorks (X)po 2017 – Key Lessons & Highlights

April 26th, 2017

By Keila Rodriguez, RMA Business Attraction & Marketing Manager On April 6, 2017, I had the wonderful opportunity to visit the City of Winter Haven, Florida with RMA Business Attraction & Marketing Director Sharon McCormick, who was invited as a Guest Speaker at the CityWorks (X)po 2017.  Sharon gave a presentation about how the arts drive…

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The Future of Planning & Zoning is Here

April 26th, 2017

By Natasha Alfonso-Ahmed, RMA Director of Urban Design & Planning Two years ago I was asked by Max Zabala, co-founder of Gridics, to test a beta-version of their new software, Zonar.City. This program instantly builds 3D models of any parcel, or assemblage of parcels, under the specific land use and zoning regulations, saving urban planners…

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