Coral reefs in Florida and throughout the United States and its territories are critically threatened due to increasing global and local stressors. In particular, the Florida Reef Tract, North America’s only coral barrier reef, is currently facing an unprecedented coral disease outbreak. The Florida Reef Tract (FRT) stretches from St. Lucie Inlet south to
The South Florida Regional Planning Council (SFRPC) is delighted to welcome Miami-Dade Commissioner Jean Monestime to the Council. Commissioner Monestime previously served on the Council from 2011 – 2014. He joins Commissioner Daniela Levine Cava and Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz as Miami-Dade County’s representatives on the Council. “Commissioner Monestime contributed greatly to the work of
SFRPC Deputy Director Manny Cela updated the board on activities, trainings and resources provided by the South Florida Local Emergency Planning Committee. Special guest Battalion Chief Stephen Shaw, Fort Lauderdale Fire and Rescue, supported the LEPC.
Hollywood, FL - The South Florida Regional Planning Council (SFRPC), the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council (TCRPC), and the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA) are part of a multi-partner award from the National Association of Regional Councils (NARC). A collaborative, multi-agency effort created the Transit Oriented Development Education and Outreach Program to improve
Hollywood, FL -Broward League of Cities awarded Broward County Commissioner Beam Furr with the 2019 Samuel S. Goren President’s Award during the 62nd Annual Gala held on May 18, 2019. This is the highest ranked leadership award given by the League recognizing commitment and contribution from an individual to the organization and its membership.
Ronald Fieldstone of Sam Ewing, Arnstein & Lehr Law Firm spoke to the South Florida Regional Planning Council about Opportunity Zones in South Florida.
Hollywood, FL – The South Florida Regional Planning Council (SFRPC) welcomes newly appointed Monroe County Commissioner Michelle Coldiron. She replaces former County Commissioner George Neugent, who served as a member of the Council for more than 15 years and as the Chair for two terms. “I’m honored to sit on the South Florida Regional Planning
Lt. Col. Jennifer Reynolds updated the South Florida Regional Planning Council board with important information about the Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule on April 15, 2019.
South Florida Regional Planning Commission Elects New Executive Committee and Recognizes the Service of Outgoing Members
Hollywood, FL – The South Florida Regional Planning Council (SFRPC) gave a warm welcome to newly elected executive committee members for 2019. Chaired by Mayor Greg Ross of Cooper City, the Mayor is joined on the executive committee by Miami-Dade County Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava, 1st Vice Chair; Broward County Commissioner Steve Geller, 2nd Vice Chair; Gubernatorial
South Florida Regional Planning Council Provides Technical Assistance to Accelerate Solar Energy Growth Locally
Hollywood, FL – The South Florida Regional Planning Council (SFRPC) has been selected to serve as a SolSmart Advisor to 13 communities across Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe counties and encourage solar energy growth through the reduction of barriers to solar energy development. Through the Council’s partnership with SolSmart and the Department of Energy, the communities