All posts tagged Connections to Tomorrow July 2019

Staff Spotlight: Melissa Lienhard

Melissa Lienhard, AICP | Principal Planner | Tenure: 4 years Melissa leads a team that works on consistency findings for unincorporated Hillsborough County Comprehensive Plan Amendments and rezonings. We have monthly deadlines and a relatively heavy workload, both of which help keep things interesting and fast-paced. We attend weekly rezoning pre-submittal meetings and counsel members…


Staff Spotlight: Allison Yeh

Allison Yeh, AICP, LEED AP | Executive Planner & Sustainability Coordinator | Tenure: 14 years Allison manages the MPO’s Unified Planning Work Program and is the GIS and Resiliency Planning Lead. She serves as the MPO USF liaison and internship coordinator for the past eight years. She was project manager for the Resilient Tampa Bay…


FLiP program recently hit the pages of Florida Planning Magazine

July 2019 – The Spring 2019 issue of the Florida Planning Magazine, a publication of the Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association, was all about diversity and inclusion. The emphasis of the articles was on how to incorporate diversity, inclusion, and equity into the planning profession and in public engagement. We were honored to…


Summer Camp Festival revolves around safety and fun!

July 2019 – On Saturday, July 20, the Hillsborough MPO and Hillsborough Vision Zero Coalition joined with great community partners to celebrate in a Summer Camp Festival at the Tampa Heights Community Center. The Tampa Police Department hosted a bike rodeo to help the kids brush up on their bicycle safety skills. Twenty bicycles with…


Long range water planning critical to residents and health of the River

July 2019 – Water is critical to the daily life of people. We need clean water from the environment to drink, bathe, and for various other household, commercial, and industrial uses. The natural environment also needs clean water to sustain wildlife, forests, and ecosystems. Planning for future water needs is therefore essential to ensure people and…

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