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Zoning & Land Use Fundamentals for Municipal Officials

June 13
Millennium Hotel, 2040 Walden Avenue, Cheektowaga, NY
June 13, 2019
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Registration for this session is closed.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Registration and lunch begins at 12:00 p.m.
Presentations: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

This seminar is designed for municipal officials of all experience levels who make zoning and planning decisions in their communities. We will review the basics of the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), the Open Meetings Law (OML), and the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA), and will provide best practices for municipal boards as they navigate their approval processes.

We will also discuss small wireless facilities and the issues facing many municipalities as wireless providers seek to deploy new technology.  This will include a discussion of the September FCC Order, current litigation, use of rights-of-way, license/permit fees, community and industry viewpoints and positions, and best practices for efficient regulation.

  • A primer on FOIL and the OML
  • The basics of SEQRA
  • Small Wireless Facilities and Municipal Authority

Speakers: Charles MalcombAaron Saykin and Jennifer Schamberger

Who should attend: Town/Village Board members, Planning Board Members, Planners, Zoning Board of Appeals Members, Code Enforcement Officers, Building Inspectors, Municipal Attorneys, any other Municipal Officials who regularly deal with planning and zoning issues.

Click here to RSVP and include your name, company, address, and e-mail.

This seminar is complimentary. CLE credit requested.

This invitation may be extended to members of your staff.