Join the USGBC Tennessee Memphis Branch for the first in our Behind the Scene Green Tour series for a tour of one of the very first Sustainable SITES projects in the world - Woodland Discovery Playground at Shelby Farms Park! Thursday, March 30, 4:00-5:40 PM at Shelby Farms Park, Memphis. Tickets are Free to USGBC members and $5.00 for non-members. http://bit.ly/2o8hSgL
Senior Planner, CRS Coordinator, Floodplain Manager - Hattiesburg, MS- A professional position is available within the City of Hattiesburg’s Department of Urban Development, Planning Division, Hattiesburg, MS. The City serves a population of approximately 48,000 and comprises over 55 square miles within the corporate limits. The City is also the economic engine for the Greater Hattiesburg Area serving a population of 150,000 (MSA).
The National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 authorizes grants to Federally recognized Indian tribes for cultural and historic preservation projects. These grants assist Indian Tribes, Alaskan Natives, and Native Hawaiian Organizations in protecting and promoting their unique cultural heritage and traditions. Applications due March 24.
The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium in collaboration with the Louisiana Sea Grant College Program are seeking proposals from coastal communities for technical assistance to address a priority need related to resilience. Communities that are ready to take action will form a team with local knowledge experts that can work with the Resilience Expert Team to produce realistic solutions. This approach promotes a dynamic resilience response to individual community needs while formalizing a process that is flexible and can be tailored to other situations and municipalities.
Learn how to reach your city’s potential with today’s most effective tools and ideas presented by the nation’s leading practitioners in an efficient two-day format.
You will have access to this rare collection of accomplished faculty, as well as connect with other attendees who are community leaders facing similar challenges.
The relationships you build and the information you receive will permit you to enhance your community’s character, use city building as an economic development tool, and combat the specialization and professional silos that make city building a challenge in your community.
Congratulations to Ginger Maddox on her newly earned AICP!
Ginger Maddox is the Planning Division Manager for the City of Hattiesburg. She has been with the City of Hattiesburg since 2013. In addition to now being an AICP member, she is a Certified Floodplain Manager and an active member of the Mississippi Chapter of the American Planning Association, serving as the secretary of the Executive Committee.
Matthew Hinton joined the City of Brandon as city planner in January 2017. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Geosciences from Mississippi State University, and a master’s degree in Community Planning from Auburn University. Matthew earned a certificate of Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing from State before taking part in Auburn University’s Urban Studio Small Town Design Initiative. A native of Rankin County, he has returned home to Mississippi following three years of planning work in the Mobile, Alabama area. Matthew’s duties include code enforcement and zoning administration, as well as plan reviews and long-range planning.