A professional position is available within the City of Hattiesburg’s Department of Urban Development, Planning Division, Hattiesburg, MS. Responsibilities include: assist the Planning Division Manager with reports related to zoning, variances, and use permits for review by the planning commission; provide GIS services for the department; provide information to the public regarding the public hearing process, zoning and parcel map inquiries, and guidelines for new development review; advise the public on materials and documents necessary for application to the site plan review committee, planning commission, and city council as needed.
Mrs. Joann Haydel from the LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN BASIN FOUNDATION will be the speaker at a lunch and learn set for July 31, 2015. The location is the Gulfport City Council Chambers and the time is from 11:00 to 1:00.
The Mississippi Chapter of the American Planning Association is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Chapter Awards. The deadline for receipt of nominations is 12 Midnight on Friday, September 1, 2015. Winners will be recognized and presented with an award at the AL-APA & APA MS Annual Conference Awards Luncheon.
Slaughter and Associates Job Opening - City Planner
Degree in city planning and proficient with ArcMap and Microsoft Office. Health/Dental/Vision insurance and retirement plan. Salary commensurate w/education and experience. Send cover letter and resume to: Kim Caine, Office Manager, Slaughter & Associates, PLLC, Oxford, MS, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Legal Program and the Mississippi Chapter of the American Planning Association are co-sponsoring a professional development workshop on resiliency planning for city planners on July 17, 2015, at the Old Capitol Inn in downtown Jackson, Mississippi. This hands-on, comprehensive workshop will offer participants the opportunity to learn about some of the regulatory options and choices being explored in the state of Mississippi related to smart growth, stormwater management and environmental resiliency.