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Wilbur F. Breslin Center for Real Estate Studies

Land Use Training Program for Municipal Planning and Zoning Officials

September 21, 2015

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The Wilbur F. Breslin Center for Real Estate Studies in collaboration with the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, Nassau County Planning Commission and the Institute of Real Estate @ Hofstra University hosted a free Land Use Training Program for Municipal Planning and Zoning Officials in the Multipurpose Room, Sondra and Davis S. Mack Student Center.  The program provided 3.5 CLE credits in Areas of Professional Practice and 1 CLE legal ethics credit for non-transitional attorneys and AICP Certification Maintenance (CM) credits for planners.  The course is intended to fulfill the New York State training requirement for municipal planning and zoning officials.  Four one-hour presentations were delivered; Martha Krisel, Subject Matter Expert, HGA and Ashira Ostrow, Associate Professor of Law, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University participated as Moderators/Commentators. 

The program included:

Development of the Nassau Hub: LINC Plan for Job Creation
Edward P. Mangano, Esq., Nassau County Executive

Governor's Office of Storm Recovery: Disaster Relief for Infrastructure Rebuilding
Zachary Richner, Director, NY Rising Community Reconstruction, Governor's Office of Storm Recovery (GOSR)
Thomas King, Esq., Director, Bureau of Environmental Review and Assessment and Assistant General Counsel, GOSR.

Freedom of Information and Open Meetings Laws
Robert J. Freeman, Esq., Executive Director, New York State Committee on Open Government, Department of State.

Ethics Law Update
Steven G. Leventhal, Esq., Leventhal, Cursio, Mullaney, & Blinkoff, LLP.

We thank the following sponsors for their generosity supporting this program:

Cameron Engineering & Associates LLP
The Engel Burman Group
Farrell Fritz
The Hofstra University Frank G. Zarb School of Business
Long Island Section of the American Planning Association – NY Metro Chapter
Ruskin Moscou Faltischek P.C.
VHB Engineering, Surveying & Landscape Architecture, P.C

Land Use Training Program for Municipal Planning and Zoning Officials