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2015
Land Use Law
Legislation, Litigation & Looking Forward
August 6 - 7, 2015  •  Sheraton Riverwalk  •  Tampa

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Earn Up to 12 Hours MCLE Credit Including 1 Hour of Ethics Credit
Conference Highlights
 
 
Dear Colleague:
 
Once again, Florida’s growth management landscape is changing. Last November,
Florida voters overwhelmingly passed the Water and Land Conservation Amendment
to Florida’s Constitution. The Amendment requires that one third of documentary
stamp tax revenues be placed in the Land Acquisition Trust Fund to be spent on
environmental initiatives. As this is written, the Florida Legislature is considering major
changes in State water policy and environmental law to implement Amendment 1.
These changes will have significant, long-term impacts on development in Florida.
We are honored to have Jonathan Steverson, Secretary of the Florida Department of
Environmental Protection, join our faculty to explain how Amendment 1 will
be implemented.
 
You will also learn from leaders in the industry on these other hot topics:
 
• The Essentials: Legislative Update, Case Law Review and the Bert Harris Act
• Winning Your Case
• Department of Economic Opportunity Update
• Is There a Future for Growth Management in Florida?
• Mobility Issues
• Quasi-Judicial Proceedings
• Case Study of a Sector Plan
• Vested Rights, Bert Harris and the Role of the Courts
• Municipal Land Use
• Ethics: Technology and Social Media
• The “Hillcrest” Odyssey
 
Whether you are a private or in-house practitioner, developer, planner, builder,
architect, investor, engineer, environmental professional or in any way involved with
or affected by land use law and growth management, this is the one Conference you
won’t want to miss.
 
We look forward to seeing you in August.
 
Sincerely,   
  
Robert C. Apgar, Esq.
Program Co-Chair
Tallahassee 
 

Charles L. Siemon, Esq.
Program Co-Chair
GrayRobinson, Boca Raton 
 
 
 
 “Excellent Faculty,
Informative Sessions.”
– Julian H. Perez, AICP, CFM
Planning and Zoning Director
City of Doral
 
“As a planner, I found this
to be a surprisingly good
conference, and I look forward
to attending again next year.”
– Renea Vincent, AICP
Division Manager, Community
Development & Planning
Pinellas County Planning
Clearwater