ACE Application Training Workshop

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ACE 1/4/19 Community Walkability Workshop 2 – Designing Connectivity

Agenda Walkability Phase 2 – 1-4-19

Designing Connectivity Presentation_Online – 1-4-19

ACE Walkable Communities 2018 Workshop

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ACE Reunion 2018

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Overview of Phases II and III of ACE Program

ACE Phase II and III- Assoc C training 11-17-17

AC agenda 11-17-17

3 Phase Approach-handout



ACE Reunion 2017

AGENDA 7-14-17 Reunion

Digital Engagement During Uncertain Times Part I ‐ Cybersecurity and Privacy Issues for Municipalities Brandon N. Robinson

2017 ADECA Presentation by Director Kenneth Boswell

Digital Engagement: Remaining Relevant in the 21st Century

CyberSecurity: Protecting Your Data

Your Town 2017

State of Alabama VOIP Project

ACE Application Training Workshop 2017

A hands-on ACE Application Training Workshop was held Wednesday, January 25th  in Birmingham, AL at the Alabama Workforce Training Center, 3500 6th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35222 in the 1st Floor Auditorium.

Application Training Presentation 

ACE 2017 Presentation (Mayor Hollie Cost)

ACE Reunion 2016

June 17, 2016, ACE held our 2016 ACE Town Reunion, a day-long opportunity to network with like-minded community leaders and learn specifics about how to make your ACE town better. Find presentations and photos from the event here.

Strategic Plan Facilitation Training

Ephraim Stockdale of Alabama Power Company provided training for communities on June 19th.

Strategic Planning Workshop


Alabama Communities of Excellence (ACE) Application Training

Mayors, City Clerks, City Council Members and other key leaders from nine Alabama communities including Abbeville, Chelsea, Geneva, Lineville, Oneonta, Orange Beach, Tallassee, Wetumpka and York participated in an Application Training Workshop held on 2/9 at the Center for Commerce in Montgomery, Alabama. The workshop provided communities information about the Alabama Communities of Excellence (ACE) program and the competitive application process being used to select communities for the incoming ACE 2015 class. ACE is currently accepting applications from communities desiring to be considered for admission into this 2015 incoming class; the application deadline is March 6th.

ACE Application Training


ACE Workshop 2014

ACE Workshop 2014


Economic & Community Development Incentives: Nuts & Bolts and Small Town Perspectives

Special thanks to Thomas Longino of Balch & Bingham, Hollie Cost, Mayor of ACE Town Montevallo,  Ephraim Stockdale of Alabama Power Company, and Nisa Miranda of University of Alabama Center for Economic Development for their sponsorship of this workshop. Stay tuned for additional workshop opportunities.

Tapping potential through taxes and partnerships, Mayor Hollie Cost, Mayor of ACE Town Montevallo

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Economic & Community Development Incentives: Nuts & Bolts, Thomas Longino, Balch & Bingham

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