MJ's Ennis Davis Wins FPZA Outstanding Journalism Award


Metro Jacksonville is pleased to announce that co-founder Ennis Davis, AICP was recently nominated by the Florida Planning & Zoning Association (FPZA) for the association's 2016 Outstanding Journalist Award.

Published May 31, 2016 in Urban Issues - MetroJacksonville.com




The Florida Planning and Zoning Association was established in 1951 to serve as a medium for interchange of information and furnish mutual assistance among those interested in planning and zoning in the State of Florida.

This award is based on Mr. Davis' continued dedication of being a reliable source of information in an effort to increase public awareness of planning related issues and topics impacting the future of Jacksonville and Northeast Florida. A certified planner, Mr. Davis is a graduate of Florida A&M University with 15 years of professional experience in the fields of planning and architecture. In addition to Metro Jacksonville, Ennis is a co-founder of TransformJax, recently launched planning/city living website called Modern Cities, and a Northeast Florida Regional Transportation Commission board member.



The 64th annual FPZA Conference will be held on June 1st thru 3rd at the Omni Hotel in Downtown Jacksonville. Hosted by the First Coast Chapter of the FPZA,the three day statewide conference will include sessions on the Animating of Public Space, the City of Jacksonville's Parklet program, green building techniques, Southbank River Walk reconstruction, the City of Jacksonville mobility plan, local craft breweries and more. Mobile tours include the UNF LEED, St. Johns River taxi and Downtown historic walking tours.

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Ennis Davis, AICP and Metro Jacksonville would like to thank the FPZA for this award and is proud to be recognized as a leader in media coverage of local planning and community advocacy issues.

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Sample articles by Ennis Davis, AICP

9 Reasons to Expand the Skyway as a Streetcar

Ghost of Jacksonville: Davis Street

Towers, Garages & Rooftops: 22 Unique Views of DT Jax!

Five Disastrous Urban Renewal Failures

Lost Jacksonville: State and Union Streets

FDOT Misguiding Public on Fuller Warren Bridge Project?

Exploring Arlington: The Residential Waterfront

Experiencing Houston as a Next City Vanguard


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FLORIDA PLANNING AND ZONING ASSOCIATION - 2016 AWARD RECIPIENTS



Name




Proposed Category




Recipient




Link



Public Art Master Plan & Guidelines (Pompano Beach)



COMMUNITY PLACEMAKING



City of Pompano Beach



http://pbpublicart.com/assets/docs/Master Plan &%20Guidelines 151026-354%20Email.pdf



Palmetto Bay Downtown Urban Village



OUTSTANDING PLAN/STUDY



Village of Palmetto Bay, Kimley Horn, Barmello Ajamil & Partners, Marlin Engineering



http://www.palmettobay-fl.gov/sites/all/files/pdf/Attachment A-DUV Zoning%20First Reading Final.pdf



East Lake Parker/West North Combee Brownfields Areawide Plan (Lakeland)



OUTSTANDING REDEVELOPMENT



Central Florida Regional Planning Council



http://www.cfrpc.org/areawideplanning/



Greater Pine Island Community Plan Update



OUTSTANDING ENVIRONMENTAL PLAN



Lee County and Waldrup Engineering



http://www.leegov.com/dcd/planning/cp/greaterpineisland/planupdate



Proud to Grow With It (Deltona)



SUSTAINABILITY



City of Deltona





Envisioning Florida's Future: Transportation and Land Use in an AV World (FSU)



INNOVATION



FSU Dept. of Urban & Regional Planning



http://www.automatedfl.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Envisioning-Floridas-Future-in-an-AV-World-Final-Report-FSU-Florida-Planning-and-Development-Lab.pdf



Riverside Avondale Preservation (Jacksonville)



GRASSROOTS



RAP, Adrienne Burke, Exec. Director



http://www.riversideavondale.org/



Lake Flores (new town)



OUTSTANDING DEVELOPMENT



Manatee Fruit Co.



http://www.canin.com/lake-flores-brings-new-urbanism-to-southwest-florida/



Mill Lake Park Design (Orange City)



INFRASTRUCTURE



google



http://www.tindaleoliver.com/pdfs/planning-designs-solutions/Mill-Lake-Park.pdf



GULFCOAST



OUTSTANDING CHAPTER



GULFCOAST





FSU - doctoral



OUTSTANDING STUDENT



Shaleen Miller



Florida State University, Department of Urban and Regional Planning



FAU - masters



OUTSTANDING STUDENT



Linda Trujillo



Florida Atlantic University, School of Urban and Regional Planning



FSU - masters



OUTSTANDING STUDENT



Michael Alfano



Florida State University, Department of Urban and Regional Planning



FSU - masters



OUTSTANDING STUDENT



Vanessa Christiansen



Florida State University, Department of Urban and Regional Planning



Metro Jacksonville - Ennis Davis



OUTSTANDING JOURNALISM



Ennis Davis



http://www.metrojacksonville.com/



Jim Love, Jacksonville City Council Member



OUTSTANDING ELECTED OFFICIAL



Jim Love



http://www.coj.net/city-council/city-council-members/d14.aspx





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