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Upcoming Events

VCARD invites its next generation of responsible development professionals (age 40 and under) to gather on Wednesday, July 25th. Meet founding member Sam Owens as he relives the rich history of the organization. Click for more details.

Come meetup casually with VCARD at McK's Tavern ( 218 S Beach St, Daytona Beach, FL 32114) for After 5 Networking. Free to attend.

VCARD's Flagler Chapter will be working with The City of Palm Coast to review their Land Development Code. Please participate in a working meeting to review Chapter 9 – Engineering Design and Utilities. RSVP to

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Sponsor Activities

Throughout the year there are a variety of sponsorship opportunities for your business to market its services. And more importantly, show that you support responsible development. Download a list of sponsorships available here

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There’s no better way to say I agree with responsible development than to become a member of VCARD. The benefits to you are engagement with a top notch association of development professionals, but the greater good is your financial support which enables the organization to continue its mission.

News & Announcements

Volusia County named Deputy County Manager George Recktenwald as the Interim County Manager while the County Council decides how best to move forward. In his first update to Council, Recktenwald stated, "I am working on a better communication strategy to keep all of you informed and the community at large as well."

For months, the idea of a half-cent sales tax increase in Volusia County to fund infrastructure has been discussed. This morning during normal Volusia County Council session, Item 2 addressed Ordinance 2018-11, seeking voter approval of a half cent sales tax to be placed upon the November ballot. After public comment by both the Elected Official Roundtable Chair Mayor Bob Apgar and The Volusia Manager's Association Chair Joe Yarbrough stating consensus by both groups to postpone the question being placed upon the ballot, the County Council agreed to take no action at this time.

On behalf of the Volusia County Council, District 1 member Pat Patterson sent a letter to Central Florida Commuter Rail Commission (CFCRC) Chair asking for the SunRail Commission to add to their March 29 meeting agenda a discussion and vote on previously proposed amendments to the three commission organizational agreements due to the lack of federal funding to construct Phase 2 of SunRail to DeLand.

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To be a forum for collaboration between the public and private sectors in all aspects of land development, and to provide educational programs that further the idea of responsible development in Volusia and Flagler Counties.

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