NJRA REDEVELOPMENT TRAINING INSTITUTE - COURSE SCHEDULE MODULE 1

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					          NJRA REDEVELOPMENT TRAINING INSTITUTE - COURSE SCHEDULE
                 MODULE 1: REDEVELOPMENT PLANNING PROCESS
                 Monday, October 5, 2009                                                        Tuesday, October 6, 2009

8:30    REGISTRATION AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST                                   8:30    CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

9:00    Welcome and Course Review                                                9:00    Review Quiz (Day 1)/Overview (Day 2)

        Welcoming Remarks and Introductions                                                  Barbara Casey, Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP

                  Leslie A. Anderson, Executive Director, NJRA                   9:15    What are the technical requirements of
                                                                                         Redevelopment:
        Course Review
                                                                                                in the planning process
                  Barbara Casey, Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP                         in the designation process
                                                                                                post designation
9:15    Legal criteria for making a determination
        that a property is either in need of                                                 Elnardo J. Webster, II, Trenk Law Firm
        redevelopment or in need of rehabilitation
                                                                                 10:00   What should you do to prepare for public
        Gallenthin Realty Development, Inc. v. Borough of Paulsboro                      hearings? Who should your witnesses be?
                                                                                         How do you deal with Opposition?
        Harrison Redevelopment Agency v. DeRose
                                                                                                          (Apply to Case Study)
        Discussions of the impact these decisions have had on the eminent
        domain process when a municipality designates property in need of                    Elnardo J. Webster, II, Trenk Law Firm
        redevelopment. (Apply to Case Study)
                                                                                 11:00   MORNING BREAK
                  Elnardo J. Webster, II, Trenk Law Firm
                  M. James Maley, Borough of Collingswood
                                                                                 11:15   Issues of conflict of interest, dealing with
                                                                                         the public and appeals
10:15   Applying the criteria to specific sites and to case study - Looking at
        what would have happened then if the current law applied                            Barbara Casey, Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP

                  Elnardo J. Webster, II, Trenk Law Firm
                                                                                 12:15   LUNCH BREAK
                  M. James Maley, Borough of Collingswood

                                                                                 1:15    Dealing with Eminent Domain and the
10:45   MORNING BREAK
                                                                                         possibility of Condemnation
                                                                                                          (Apply to Case Study)
11:00   What are the practical and real issues
                                                                                            Jeffrey Beenstock, Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP
        fueling or resisting Redevelopment?
                                                                                 2:15    What should a Redevelopment Plan look
                  Ronald S. Ladell, Avalon Bay Communities, Inc.
                                                                                         like?
                                                                                                          (Apply to Case Study)
12:00   LUNCH BREAK
                                                                                             Tiffany A. Cuviello, PP, AICP
1:00    The interaction of Redevelopment and other
        required or beneficial governmental action.
                                                                                 3:15    Questions

                  William O’Dea, Elizabeth Development Company                   3:30    Quiz of days concepts

2:00    How does the public fit into the redevelop-                              4:00    ADJOURN FOR THE DAY
        ment process? What is the human compo
        nent of Redevelopment?

                  Leonardo Vazquez, Edward J. Bloustein School of
                  Planning & Public Policy, Rutgers University

3:00    What experts, advisors and support should be
        brought into the process and when?

                  Leonardo Vazquez, Edward J. Bloustein School of
                  Planning & Public Policy, Rutgers University

3:30    AFTERNOON BREAK

3:45    Questions

4 -4:30 Quiz of days concepts/Adjourn For The Day
        NJRA REDEVELOPMENT TRAINING INSTITUTE - COURSE SCHEDULE
               MODULE 1: REDEVELOPMENT PLANNING PROCESS


               Wednesday, October 7, 2009                                               Thursday, October 8, 2009

8:30    CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST                                             8:30    CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

9:00    Review Quiz (Day 2)/Overview (Day 3)                              9:00    Review Quiz (Day 3)/Overview (Day 4)

                Barbara Casey, Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP                    Barbara Casey, Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP

9:15    Brief overview of Financing Grants                                9:15    Real World Examples
                (Apply to Case Study)
                                                                                  Did it work in Real Life?
               Barbara Casey, Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP              How can you make it work in today’s market?

10:00   Tax Issues (Apply to Case Study)                                                 Randy Bishop, Township of Neptune
                                                                                         Sandy Johnson, Camden Redevelopment Agency (invited)
                                                                                         Albert B. Kelly, Tri-County Community Action Partnership
                Vincent J. Mangini, Stark & Stark
                                                                                         Bill Volocchi, City of Trenton (invited)

10:30   MORNING BREAK
                                                                          11:15   QUESTIONS
10:45   Addressing COAH Requirements
                (Apply to Case Study)
                                                                          11:45   CERTIFICATE PRESENTATION
               Tracy A. Siebold, Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP
                                                                          12:00   COURSE CONCLUDES

12:15   LUNCH BREAK

1:15    Environmental Due Diligence:
                (Apply to Case Study)

         Phase I and Phase II
         Environmental Site Assessments

         Natural Resource Damages


               Amy M. Trojecki, Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP


2:30    Dealing with the unexpected
                (Apply to Case Study)

        (You have followed the rules, suddenly your
        side-lined. Now What?)

                Barbara Casey, Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP

3:15    AFTERNOON BREAK

3:30    Questions

4:00    Quiz of days concepts

4:30    EVALUATIONS AND ADJOURN FOR THE DAY