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May 2021

  • Congratulations Professor Julian Juergensmeyer! https://news.gsu.edu/2021/04/23/julian-juergensmeyer-retires-after-more-than-55-years-of-teaching/
  • Good piece by the Daytona Beach News Journal about the basics of impact fees in Florida and the new 2021 Legislative changes affecting Florida impact fees – and a shout out to GIC’s very own James Nicholas who is cited in the piece. https://www.news-journalonline.com/story/business/real-estate/2021/05/08/how-impact-fees-work-florida-and-what-changes-under-new-law/4928204001/

April 2021

  • Florida Senate Bill 1954 (2021 Legislative Session update) – Statewide Flooding and Sea Level Rise Resilience; Establishing the Resilient Florida Grant Program within the Department of Environmental Protection; requiring the department to complete a comprehensive statewide flood vulnerability and sea level rise data set and assessment by specified dates; requiring the department to develop an annual Statewide Flooding and Sea Level Rise Resilience Plan and submit the plan to the Governor and Legislature by a specified date; requiring the department to implement a scoring system for assessing projects eligible for inclusion in the plan. Link to Bill Text and Staff Summary – https://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/1954