This seminar is designed for attorneys, developers, municipal and elected officials, private end users, members of zoning, planning and development boards and agencies, architects, engineers, planning and environmental consultants, project managers, contractors, public works staff, and in-house and outside legal staff.
Public-private partnerships are increasingly being utilized to facilitate private and municipal redevelopment initiatives. Whether it is waterfront development, redevelopment of underutilized or blighted areas, or converting historically industrial-contaminated properties, municipalities and private developers are teaming up to create exciting and ambitious projects throughout New York State and the nation. Learn more about the specific techniques and practical tools available, cutting edge issues, and up-to-date legislation required to succeed in this unique development field.
Key features of the conference include:
How To Create The Partnership
Protecting Both The Public And Private Interests
Avoiding Legal Pitfalls
Navigating The Complex Regulatory Process
Managing Public Participation
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
I. Initial Documentation And Planning
A. Selecting Preferred Developer
B. Development Agreements
D. Escrow Accounts
F. Forming Development Team
G. Preliminary Feasibility Studies
H. Early Community Outreach
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
II. Land Acquisition And Assemblage
A. Urban Renewal
B. Eminent Domain/Condemnation
C. Public Purpose
D. Consensual Purchase
E. Option Agreements
F. Temporary Use
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
III. Regulatory Approval Process
A. SEQRA Environmental Review
B. NEPA Federal Review
C. Parkland And Other Public Trust Issues
D. Special Zoning
E. Site Plan Review
F. Local Waterfront Revitalization Program
G. United States Corps Of Engineers
H. Storm Water/Wetlands
I. Litigation Tactics
2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
IV. Remediation And Other State Programs
A. New Legislative Developments
B. Practical Implementation
C. Brownfields Cleanup Program
D. Voluntary Cleanup Programs
E. Sources Of Funding And Cost Recovery
F. Level Of Cleanup
G. Oil Spill Program
H. State Superfund Program
I. Environmental Restoration Projects
J. Coordination With Other State Programs And Regulations
3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
V. Municipal Perspective
A. Forming The Partnership
B. Building Legislative Support
C. Financial Partnering
D. Public Relations
E. Dealing With Other Municipalities