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Welcome, Austin Mount

Austin Mount arrived September 8 and will take the helm as our new executive directorupon Terry Joseph’s retirement on September 30. Austin comes to us with more than 10 years of planning experience at Kaysinger Basin Regional Planning Commission where he served as the executive …


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Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Available for Review

Draft annual update available online or at WFRPC The 2015 draft annual update of the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) is now available for public review and comment. The CEDS is a working document, used by private and public sectors, aimed …


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Florida-Alabama TPO holds N. Palafox St. Corridor Management Plan Public Workshop #2

The Florida-Alabama Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) is performing a Corridor Management Plan (CMP) for North Palafox Street from US 29 to Nine Mile Road. The purpose of this corridor management plan is to identify operational and access management improvements needed …


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National Association of Regional Councils

The National Association of Regional Councils (NARC’s) 49th Annual Conference and Exhibition was held in Raleigh, North Carolina from  June 7 – 10. This conference featured keynote speakers such as Secretary Foxx, with the U.S. Department of Transportation, Dr. James H. Johnson, …


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SRIA Organizational and Financial Analysis now online

The Organizational and Financial Analysis conducted for the Santa Rosa Island Authority (SRIA) has been completed.  The study represents a detailed organizational and financial analysis associated with the purpose and intent of the SRIA, effectively representing Pensacola Beach located in …


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WFRPC Annual Report Now Online!

The 2014 WFRPC 50th anniversary annual report is now available online and as a PDF for download. Read about our accomplishments throughout the seven counties we serve in northwest Florida! We do have a limited version available in print as well. …


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Third Annual Northwest Florida Brownfield Redevelopment Forum

The Third Annual Northwest Florida Brownfield Redevelopment Forum, was held June 11 in Callaway, FL. The forum included discussion on identification, assessment, clean up, and redevelopment of Florida brownfields, and breakout sessions with subject matter experts on the brownfields process, …


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Join us for the 2015 Environmental Symposium!

The Bay Area Resource Council (BARC), the University of West Florida’s Environmental Studies Department and the West Florida Regional Planning Council  cordially invite you to attend the 28th Annual BARC Environmental Symposium. The event is FREE but you must register. The …


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Regional HazMat Exercise at UWF

The District 1 Local Emergency Planning Committee held a full-scale hazardous materials exercise at the University of West Florida on March 10. The exercise enabled first responders and the university to test procedures and improve overall performance should any county …


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Florida Transportation Plan Steering Committee

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is updating the Florida Transportation Plan (FTP) and the Strategic Intermodal System (SIS) Policy Plan. The FTP defines Florida’s future transportation vision and identifies goals, objectives, and strategies to accomplish that vision. The FTP …


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