Growth Management: The New Normal

APA Florida, Capital Area Section


Friday, October 28, 2011
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. EDT

Tallahassee, FL,

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This panel discussion will provide planners and related professionals with an understanding of the new Florida Growth management process as created by the recently enacted House Bill 7207. Participants will learn what roles state, federal and local government regulatory agencies will play and how the bill will impact growth and economic development in the years to come. The focus of this panel is to explore the legal implications of the new bill.


Darrin Taylor

Confirmed Speaker

Darrin Taylor has a wide range of experience in urban and regional planning from both the state and local perspective. He works closely with attorneys in the firm to resolve comprehensive plan/plan amendment, DRI and zoning issues. Mr. Taylor has extensive experience in community based planning, working with citizens ... Read More

Tom Beck

Confirmed Speaker

Tom Beck has recently returned to the Department of Community Affairs as Director, Division of Community Planning, which oversees the state’s growth management programs, including comprehensive plans, developments of regional impacts and areas of critical state concern. Previously, Tom worked with DCA for 21 years from 1980-2001 and left ... Read More

Wayne Tedder

Confirmed Speaker

Wayne Tedder began his employment with the Tallahassee-Leon County Planning Department in 1997. He became the Department Director in 2004. He leads a team of AICP Certified professional planners that fulfill the requirements of State laws and City and County policy direction. In June of this year, Wayne Tedder wasappointed ... Read More