#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


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Instructors:

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)