2019 Large Urban County Caucus (LUCC) Symposium

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2019 Large Urban County Caucus (LUCC) Symposium

NACo's Large Urban County Caucus (LUCC) Symposium brings together urban county leaders from across the country for an exchange of ideas and solutions to enhance the ability of metropolitan counties to serve the needs of current and future residents.
Wed. November 06
1:00 pm

The Miami Center for Mental Health and Recovery, acclaimed as a national model, represents a tangible solution to the challenge of decreasing the number of individuals with mental illness in county jails. This “hard hat” tour of the center’s construction site, hosted by Judge Steve Leifman, will shed light on how the county utilized a surplus building and acquired funding for this center to advance its objective of diverting individuals with mental illness away from its jails and into a more suitable and productive treatment environment.

This workshop is at capacity. If you would like to be placed on a waitlist, please email ahurley@naco.org

Recently listed among TripAdvisor’s “Coolest Neighborhoods in the U.S.,” Miami-Dade County’s Wynwood district is known for the colorful murals that line its walls and the bustling eateries and drinkeries that attract locals and tourists alike. On this tour, the visionary developer of Wynwood will discuss the transformation of this once nondescript and blighted warehouse district into a national destination and invite input from attendees on how arts and culture help to catalyze neighborhood revitalization in urban counties.

Thu. November 07
6:30 am

Join fellow early birds for a guided morning bicycle ride on South Florida’s newly created Underline. Bicycles and helmets provided.

Fri. November 08
1:30 pm

Extreme weather conditions have exposed many jurisdictions across the country to acute risks of flooding and destruction of land, infrastructure and coastline development. On this Bus and Boat tour, attendees will hear from local and national leaders experienced in dealing with rising waters and the impact to surrounding areas and addressing these evolving threats.

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