What Does it Take to be a City Planner?

Melissa is the Director of Planning for the City of Florence, Alabama. She oversees the development of city projects, from ideation through to construction. These projects can include any new construction, from parks to power plants. Using a classical approach to planning set forth by King Philip II in 1573, Melissa and her team work to create and maintain a vibrant city for people to live in.

Want to learn more about Melissa? Watch this informational interview where she discusses her role, the loves and challenges of her work, and how you can prepare for a career in this field. 

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By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect] Customer Success Manager