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:   August 1, 2017




***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.  ***

Job Opportunity

Code Enforcement Manager - Pinellas County - Closes 7/16/17

TBACE Scholarship for FACE Level I

We are pleased to announce that the TBACE Scholarship for FACE level I has been awarded to Trava Alston from City of Clearwater.  New Scholarships will be available after October 2017.

Host a Meeting:  We are currently looking for host locations for June 2018 and August 2018.  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:



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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.


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:           Joe Damien, Temple Terrace - jdamien@templeterrace.com
Treasurer:          Susan Meier, Hillsborough County - meiers@hillsboroughcounty.org

Previous Meetings, Minutes and Agendas:

June 6, 2017 - Storm Preparedness - NOAA Weather Service   TBACE Agenda June2017

April 4, 2017 - Human Trafficking

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