#e.25091 Monday 9:00AM to 4:30PM
October 28, 2013
CM | 4.50

Local Government Challenges in Dealing with Rising Seas

APA Florida Chapter, First Coast Section
Yulee, FL

This event will bring together stakeholders in the Northern Florida/Southern Georgia region to discuss sea level rise in the local communities and provide an opportunity for dialogue on this subject. Specific objectives include:

• Share information on the science of sea level rise – past data, calculations of future sea level rise, and anticipated impacts
• Local governments share their experiences with sea level rise adaptation in their community in order to understand and address climate vulnerabilities in local communities
• Present local governments with planning options for adapting to sea level rise, changing coastlines and coastal hazards
• Share planning resources available to communities working to address Sea Level Rise
• Review the case of Jordan et al. in St. Johns County, and discuss the implications of this case for financial liability and health of local governments in Florida
• Discuss legal issues associated with adaptation options for local government



Glen Landers

Sam Riley Medlock

Sue Hopfensperger

Jason Evans

Roger Weaver

John Fergus

Rick Carper

Margo Moehring AICP

Patrick McCormack

Thomas Ruppert

Scott Pippin

(10 Ratings)