APA Missouri invites interested persons and organizations to help us celebrate excellence in Planning by submitting nominations for the Missouri State Chapter Awards Program! Awardees will be announced at the State Conference Reception on October 6, 2016 (see conference information below).
Award nominations may be entered in four categories: Outstanding Plan; Outstanding Implementation; Outstanding Public Outreach, Program, Project, Tool, or Community Initiative; Outstanding Student Project.
Find more information and the nomination form HERE. Nominations are due Friday, August 12.
The 2016 APA Missouri Statewide Planning Conference will be October 5-7 at the University Plaza Hotel in Springfield, MO. This year's theme is "MO Planning, Less Problems" a fun take on how Planning can solve problems for Missouri's communities of any size while including all citizens in the Planning process. "The more Planning we come across, the less problems we see."
The 2016 Keynote Speaker will be Dr. Tom Daniels, author of The Small Town Planning Handbook and The Environmental Planning Handbook. Dr. Daniels teaches Graduate-level courses in Land Use and Environmental Planning at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA.
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On January 13, 2016, APA Missouri recognized the 2015 Great Places in Missouri at a ceremony in the State Capitol Rotunda in Jefferson City. The 2015 awardees include: Citygarden, St. Louis; Park Central Square, Springfield; Katy Trail (statewide); and South Grand Boulevard, St. Louis.
The Great Places in Missouri program was started in 2014 to recognize neighborhoods, streets, and public spaces throughout Missouri that demonstrate exceptional character, quality and planning – attributes that enrich communities, facilitate economic growth, and inspire residents and visitors alike. To learn more about the four awardees, CLICK HERE.
If you would like to become a member of the Missouri American Planning Association, please fill out a member application at http://www.planning.org/join/. Once National APA approves your application, it will be forwarded to MO APA. If you would like to become a member of APA-St. Louis Section, Click here.
The Missouri APA Board is made up of eleven voting members, ten of which are elected to office. The eleventh member is the Immediate Past-President. There are also five non-voting members of the Board. These positions are appointed by the President. View the current Board Member list.
You now only need ONE log in for Missouri Chapter and your regional Section. If you are a Saint Louis Metro Member, please register then click here or visit the membership page to pay your dues and register your account with us.