Tampa Bay Association of Code Enforcement

Tampa Bay Association of Code Enforcement
Mark Runnals, President

TBACE Membership Application

Next Meeting:

TBACE meetings are held the first Tuesday of even-numbered months; location varies.  We are still looking for locations for our TBACE meetings beginning February 2017. Please consider having your municipality host one of these meetings. If the cost of a light lunch is an issue for your agency TBACE can help with the cost. 

WHEN:   Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 11:30 a.m.

*A light lunch will be served, please feel free to bring a dessert to share*

WHERE:   City of Clearwater, 1001 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater, FL 33767

TOPIC:   Human Trafficking presented by Clearwater Police Department


***REMINDER:  Please remember that only paid members will receive Continuing Education Units for attending the meetings.  We have two sign in sheets at the meetings.  If you are not listed on the sign in sheet for paid members be sure to check with our treasurer to make sure your dues are current.  The second sign in sheet will be for guests and unpaid members.  ***

Letter from your TBACE President ...

TBACE Vice President Retires / Scholarship Available

Good morning everyone.

This is just a reminder for our next TBACE meeting that will be held Tuesday, April 4, 2017 starting at 11:30.  Our location this month is City of Clearwater 1001 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater, Florida 33767.  Our speaker’s subject will be on Human Trafficking and I hope you can all attend.   As always a light lunch will be supplied and if you would like to bring along a dessert to share please do so.

Please take the time to welcome Anthony Mazzeo as our new TBACE secretary and Diane Devol as the new Vice President.  I am sure they will do a great job for all of you and should you have any recommendations regarding speakers or host locations then please feel free to contact Diane Devol with this information.

Remember that the annual FACE Conference is fast approaching, June 20-22, 2017 and it is a great way to keep up you FACE certification as well as exchange ideas and processes with many different jurisdictions.

TBACE is still looking for host location for August and October so please consider hosting a meeting.   It is your organization so your participation is greatly needed.

We have one scholarship left for this fiscal year and as soon as we see a FACE level being offered locally we will send out a notice to everyone so those who may need that level of certification can apply.  Scholarship Application

Hope to see you all in a few weeks and please be safe out there.

Mark L. Runnals

Host a Meeting:  We are currently looking for host locations for August and October 2017.  Help make the board’s job easier by offering to host a meeting well in advance and we will find a speaker to fill that slot.  If you are interested in hosting a meeting or have recommendations for speakers please contact Diane Devol with this information.

Future Meeting Dates and Topics:

April 4, 2017 - Human Trafficking presented by Clearwater Police Department

June 6, 2017 -  Skywarn Storm Preparedness - NOAA Weather Service


Board of Directors:

President:            Mark Runnals, City of Bradenton  - mark.runnals@cityofbradenton.com
Vice President:   Diane Devol, City of Clearwater - Diane.Devol@myclearwater.com
Secretary:           Anthony Mazzeo, Largo - amazzeo@largo.com

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TBACE Membership:

To join or renew your membership with TBACE, please submit this TBACE Membership Application, along with your fee of $15.00.  It is very important that you include your F.A.C.E membership number on your application. Please fully complete the application even if you think we have your info on file. $15.00 per year is a great deal for all that we get from TBACE! Hope to see you all at the next meeting.


Previous Meetings, Minutes and Agendas:

February 7, 2017 - Mosquito Control & the Zika Virus TBACE February 2017 Agenda

December 6, 2016 - "The Mental Health Side of Hoarding" TBACE Agenda Dec-2016

October 4, 2016 - Common Tree Issues in Code Enforcement

August 2, 2016 - What is a brownfield?

June 7, 2016 - Cancelled due to Tropical Storm

April 5, 2016 - What is Municode and how to use it
Presented by Dale Barstow
TBACE Agenda April 2016

February 2, 2016 - Backyard Flocks - Chicken and other small foul
Presented by Dr. Stacy Strickland of the Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service
TBACE Agenda February 2016

December 1, 2015 - Form Based Code
Presented by Tim Polk of the City of Bradenton
TBACE Agenda December 2015

October 6, 2015 - Gang Activity and Officer Safety in the Field
Presented byBen Pieper and Andres Perez from the City of Bradenton Gang Task Force
TBACE Agenda October 2015

August 11, 2015 - Best Practices for Waste Water Runoff
Presented by Jorge Perez and David Ayala from the Permitting & Solid Waste Cleanup Program for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection S.W. District
TBACE 08-04-15 Agenda

June 2, 2015 - Dig Tickets
Presented by Brian Dean from Sunshine State One Call of Florida
Hosted by Hillsborough County   TBACE Minutes June 2015

April 7, 2015 - Community Champions formerly (Vacant Property Registry VPR)
Presented by Mary Enstrom, Community Liaison/Enforcement Program Coordinator
Hosted by the City of New Port Richey   TBACE Minutes April 2015

February 3, 2015 -   Bees and Other Stinging Insects
Presented by Jonathan Simkins of Insect I.Q. Pest Management Services
Hosted by the City of Bradenton   TBACE Minutes February 2015

October 7, 2014 - Court Room Testimony
Presented by Lieutenant James Kleinsorge, Clearwater Police Department
Hosted by City of Clearwater    TBACE Minutes October 2014

August 5, 2014 - Illicit Discharge
Presented by Carlos Frey, P.E. Senior Professional Engineer with the City of St. Petersburg
Hosted by the City of St. Petersburg   TBACE 08-05-2014 Minutes

June 3, 2014 - Dept. of Business & Professional Regulation (DBPR) Hotel & Restaurants Division
Presented by Dan Erdman, District Manager and Doug Peterson, Safety Supervisor District 3 DBPR Hotel & Restaurants Division
Hosted by City of Temple Terrace    TBACE 06-03-2014 Minutes