Community Development

Alabama Association of Regional Councils (AARC)

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Alabama Association of Regional Councils 5900 Carmichael Place Montgomery, AL 36117 Phone: 334-277-2221 Fax: 334-277-3899 Website: www.alarc.org; info@alarc.org The Alabama Association of Regional Councils is composed of twelve regional councils.  The …

Alabama Association of Resource Conservation and Development Councils

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The mission of the Alabama Association of RC&D is to accelerate the conservation, development, and utilization of natural resources; to improve the general level of economic activity; and to enhance the quality of life in Alabama.  This association …

Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES)

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Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) 109-D Duncan Hall Auburn University, AL 36849-5613 Phone: 334-844-4444 Fax: 334-844-5544 Website: www.aces.edu Gary D. Lemme, Extension Director -E-mail: gdl0003@aces.edu The Alabama Cooperative Extension Sys …

Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA)

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401 Adams Avenue P.O. Box 5690 Montgomery, AL 36103-5690 Phone: 334-242-5100 Fax: 334-242-5099 Website: http://adeca.alabama.gov/ The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA)’s mission is to serve all Alabamians by effectively and e …

Alabama Power Company

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Alabama Power Company Economic and Community Development Department 600 North 18th Street P.O. Box 2641 Birmingham, AL 35291-0015 Phone: 1-800-718-2726 Fax: 205-257-3170 Website: www.southernco.com; http://www.amazingalabama.com The Alabama Power Compa …

Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)

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The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) was created by Congress in 1965 to bring the 13 Appalachian states into the mainstream of the American economy. The Commission is a partnership of federal, state, and local governments, and was created to promo …

Association of County Commissions of Alabama (ACCA)

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100 North Jackson Street Montgomery, AL 36104 Mailing Address: P. O. Box 5040 Montgomery, AL  36103 Phone: (334) 263-7594 Fax: (334) 263-7678 Website: http://www.alabamacounties.org/ Sonny Brasfield, Executive Director, sbrasfield@alabamacounties.org T …

Auburn University – Government and Economic Development Institute

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Auburn University – Government and Economic  Development Institute Phone: 334-844-4704 214 Extension Hall Auburn University, AL 36849 Fax: 334-844-4709 Website: http://www.auburn.edu/outreach/gedi/ Dr. Joe A. Sumners, Associate Director E-mail: sumneja …

Bicycling Popular in Smaller and Mid-Sized Cities

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Although large cities have led the way with bikesharing and bike commuting, bicycling is also on the rise in many small and midsized cities. According to an article in The Atlantic Cities, smaller cities may offer advantages for cycling because their s …

REV Birmingham

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REV Birmingham P.O. Box 320637 Birmingham, AL 35232-0637 Downtown Office: 505 20th Street North, Suite 1010 Birmingham, AL 35203 p: 205.324.8797 Woodlawn Office: 5529 1st Avenue South Birmingham, AL 35212 p: 205.595.0562   The REV Vision – Birming …

Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)

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Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Website: www.tva.gov The Tennessee Valley Authority is a corporate agency of the United States that provides electricity for business customers and local power distributors serving 9 million people in parts of seven sou …

United States Department of Agriculture – Forest Service – National Forests In Alabama

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United States Department of Agriculture – Forest Service – National Forests In Alabama 2946 Chestnut Street Montgomery, AL 36107 Phone: 334-832-4470 Fax: 334-241-8111 Website: http://www.fs.usda.gov/alabama Supervisor’s Office Carl Petrick, Forest Supe …

University of Alabama Center For Economic Development (UACED)

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University of Alabama Center For Economic Development (UACED) The University of Alabama Box 870138 Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0138 Street Address: 621 Greensboro Avenue Tuscaloosa, AL  35401 Phone: 205-348-7058 Fax: 205-348-6974 Website: http://www.uaced.ua. …

What is Livable? Community Preferences of Older Adults

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This new survey from AARP asked respondents to rank which local government actions were most important for them. Three top priorities emerged: increased police presence; better schools; and a more pedestrian-friendly environment. The needs of an aging …