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Date: Sep 16, 2009
The Wilbur F. Breslin Center for Real Estate Studies, Hofstra School of Law and The Institute of Real Estate at Hofstra University to host a program on Zoning for Solar and Wind Installations and an Ethics UpdateHofstra University, Hempstead, NY – The Wilbur F. Breslin Center for Real Estate Studies in collaboration with Hofstra School of Law and The Institute of Real Estate at Hofstra University invite municipal planning and zoning officials to their free third annual Land Use Training Program on September 21, 2009 from 5:15-9:30 p.m. at the Hofstra University Club, David S. Mack Hall, North Campus.
The focus of this year’s presentation will be on “Zoning for Solar and Wind Installations” which will include a land use ethics update. A light dinner will be served.
Ashira Ostrow, Hofstra University assistant professor of law, will serve as the moderator. The panelists are David Calone, Chairman, Suffolk County Planning Commission; John H. Edwards, Islip Town Councilman; Kevin MacLeod, Chairman, Long Island Solar Energy Industries Association; and Todd Stebbins, Director of Environmental Affairs, Long Island Power Authority.
An ethics update entitled "Ethics Minefield: Avoiding Missteps in Municipal Planning and Zoning" by Steven G. Leventhal, Esq., C.P.A., Partner of Leventhal & Sliney, LLP will follow the panel presentation.
The goal of the program is to help planning and zoning officials better address land use decisions
that have become increasingly complex. It is also intended to fulfill the New York state training requirement for municipal and zoning officials. It also provides two CLE credits and two legal ethics credits in professional practice for non-transitional attorneys.
Although there is no admission fee, registration is required as seating is limited. To register or for more information on this and future conferences, call 516-463-7214, e-mail Theresa.M.Haller@hofstra.edu or visit www.hofstra.edu/breslincenter.
The Wilbur F. Breslin Center for Real Estate aims to promote professionalism and to be a trusted, authoritative source for real estate education, mentoring and networking for the Long Island real estate industry. The center will host additional conferences and seminars throughout the year, analyzing critical issues in real estate and bringing together leading scholars and practitioners.
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