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Upcoming Events

Please join us in this yearly tradition of enjoying fine food and “after five” refreshments at a social gathering of land development professionals, elected officials and government representatives. Click on image for sponsorship opportunities.

Come join us in beautiful New Smyrna Beach for an informal gathering of VCARD professionals. This event is free to attend. Wednesday, October 10th at 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Outriggers (200 Boatyard Street).

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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

VCARD 's mission to promote education and collaboration as it relates to responsible development has led to a seminar on impact fees in Volusia County. This important community topic has been spotlighted by the media recently; as the County Council goes through its process of updating these fees, VCARD held a seminar featuring speakers from the County and private sector consultants to delve into the details.

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.

Our Mission

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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