Connections to Tomorrow – September 2018

As of August 2017, five agency newsletters from the Planning Commission, Hillsborough MPO, and River Board have been streamlined and consolidated, like the Plan Hillsborough agency itself. Connections to Tomorrow will tell our story as we work together in our community and region towards a thriving future…

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You’re almost out of TIME to take the survey! - September 2018 – More than seven thousand citizens have already shared their thoughts on three very different transportation and growth scenarios. Survey results will help the three Metropolitan Planning Organizations create the very first tri-county Long-Range Transportation Plan for Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas Counties. By completing the survey and leaving your email address, you’ll be...
Eight sessions at APA Florida conference to feature Plan Hillsborough speakers - September 2018 – Ahoy! The Treasure Coast Section will be hosting the APA Florida Annual Conference in Downtown West Palm Beach September 11-14, 2018 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. Hundreds of planners from across the state will be honing their planning craft through a variety of interactive tours, lectures, panel discussions, training, and...
Plan Hillsborough Strategic Plan sets agency priorities - September 2018 – During their July and August meetings, the Planning Commission, Metropolitan Planning Organization, and Hillsborough River Board unanimously approved the 2018-2023 Strategic Plan. Plan Hillsborough developed the Strategic Plan with joint direction from the three boards, identifying seven consolidated areas of focus and directing resources and staff priorities over the next five years....
Meet our 2018/19 USF Fellows - September 2018 – Plan Hillsborough continues to support the University of South Florida’s Masters in Urban & Regional Planning (MURP) program through two fellowships each year. These talented students contribute their fresh perspectives and talents to many projects while gaining hands-on planning experience. Prior to accepting this fellowship, Aaron Young excelled in his studies in Sociology...
Proposed Amendment to County Comprehensive Plan to support Economic Development - September 2018 – Planning Commission and Hillsborough County Economic Development Department staff have revised the current objectives and policies of the Comprehensive Plan to better support the County’s economic development objectives. Specifically, the County would like to ensure an adequate supply of land to support quality, job-generating activity in order to provide for long-term economic...
ICYM our summer Info BBQ on Pasco Safety Town - September 2018 – In case you missed our summer Info BBQ on August 29, Cpl. Tim Bullock shared an exciting look at Pasco Safety Town, a realistic, child-sized town designed to provide complete hands-on safety education for children ages 5 – 8 in grades K-2 with more than 50 Info BBQ participants. Thank you to...
Next Safe Routes to School National Conference is coming to Tampa! - September 2018 – The 2019 Safe Routes to School National Conference will be held at the Hilton Tampa Downtown from November 12-14, 2019. Be sure to save the date for this fabulous opportunity to join hundreds of active transportation and public health advocates and practitioners from across the country for valuable networking, sharing best practices, and exploring...
Progress along the road to zero - September 2018 – The Vision Zero Action Plan was collaboratively developed in 2016 and 2017 by the MPO Policy Committee, with members representing Tampa City Council, the Hillsborough County Commission, HART Board, and others. Resolutions passed by government agencies and businesses commit these organizations to incorporating the plan into their operations. Check out the summer quarterly report to...
Planning for and regulating our water supply - September 2018 – How water from the environment gets to your tap can be a complicated process. Local governments often develop their own sources of water to supply to their residents. These are often public supply wells drawing on ground water from the Floridan Aquifer or surface water from a river. Access to these natural...
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