Currently, there is a bill working its way through the Mississippi Senate, which has been referred to the Finance Committee and the Public Property Committee for consideration. SB 2856, also known as the Land Bank Act, would create a Land Bank that will allow for a more efficient and effective process for redeveloping blighted property into more productive uses. The deadline to support SB 2856, the “Land Bank Act,” is this Tuesday, February 5!
The Executive Committee of the Mississippi Chapter of the American Planning Association has approved a draft version of our 2019 Chapter Strategic Plan, which is now available for review and comment by members of APA Mississippi until Friday, February 22, 2019.
The Executive Committee of APA Mississippi has approved a scholarship to pay for one person's 2019 National Planning Conference (NPC) base registration fee. The deadline for submitting the scholarship application is Friday, January 25, 2019.