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  • Planning For, and Defending Against, Public Works’ Contractor Claims in CaliforniaOctober 17, 2017Please join Eric Firstman, Chair of Meyers Nave's Public Contracts Practice and Construction and Facilities Practice, and Meyers Nave Of Counsel Doug McManamon for a webinar that is designed to help those involved in public works construction plan for, and defend, common contractor claims in California. The webinar will provide a foundational review of public works projects from procurement to dispute resolution, an update on ... read more
  • Fraud Investigations: Lessons Learned from a Tragic Gas Pipeline ExplosionSeptember 28, 2017Meyers Nave invites you to attend a presentation by Principal Britt Strottman at the Anti-Fraud Alliance's quarterly meeting on September 28 in Lafayette, CA.  Britt will discuss the numerous local, state and federal investigations that were involved in uncovering and prosecuting the causes of a catastrophic PG&E gas pipeline explosion and fire in the City of San Bruno in 2010 that killed eight people, injured ... read more
  • The Empty Chair: Handling Board Vacancies and AppointmentsSeptember 27, 2017Please join Meyers Nave Principal Richard Pio Roda for a presentation at the California Special Districts Association's Annual Conference titled "The Empty Chair: Handling Board Vacancies and Appointments." Rich will explain the regulatory requirements (CA Government Code section 1780) for providing notice of Board vacancies and the steps involved in three primary options for filling vacancies, including appointment, election, or action by a County Board ... read more
  • LAFCOs and Special Districts: Pitfalls and OpportunitiesSeptember 27, 2017Please join John Bakker, the Chair of Meyers Nave's Municipal and Special District Practice Group, and Meyers Nave Of Counsel Shaye Diveley for a presentation on "LAFCOs and Special Districts: Pitfalls and Opportunities" at the California Special Districts Association's Annual Conference on September 27 in Monterey, CA. LAFCOs have significant authority over special districts and special care is needed to ensure that a district does ... read more
  • Required Ethics AB 1234 Compliance TrainingSeptember 26, 2017Please join Meyers Nave Principal Richard Pio Roda for a two-part session on Required Ethics AB 1234 Compliance Training at the Annual Conference of the California Special Districts Association on September 26 in Monterey, CA. Assembly Bill No. 1234 mandates local agency officials must receive two hours of ethics training every two years. Rich will cover all of the required topics for local agency officials ... read more
  • Land Use Law Update: Elimination of Bias in the Land Use ContextSeptember 18, 2017Please join Meyers Nave attorneys Camille Hamilton Pating and Shaye Diveley for their "Elimination of Bias" presentation at CLE Internationals' Land Use Law Conference September 18-19 at the Bar Association of San Francisco's Conference Center. Their presentation is approved for MCLE and AICP credit. The conference covers legal and regulatory updates relating to regional planning, affordable housing, transportation policy, CEQA issues, water supply, sustainable communities, ... read more
  • Update on Solicitation Ordinances: Regulating Content, Conduct or Communication?September 15, 2017Please join Meyers Nave Principal Deborah Fox for a City Attorneys' Track presentation at the League of California Cities Annual Conference that addresses First Amendment rights and permissible solicitation and panhandling ordinances, including an update on recent federal circuit court decisions and the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Reed v. Town of Gilbert. In Reed, the Court articulated a very exacting content neutrality test that presents ... read more
  • Update on Strategies for Streamlining CEQA’s Environmental Review BurdenSeptember 14, 2017Please join Meyers Nave attorneys Tim Cremin, Shaye Diveley and Shiraz Tangri for a presentation at the League of California Cities Annual Conference that addresses strategies for streamlining the environmental review burden under the California Environmental Quality Act. CEQA compliance is often the biggest source of time delays and litigation risk for project development. Recent statutory changes and judicial decisions provide potential opportunities to reduce ... read more
  • Required Ethics AB 1234 Compliance TrainingMarch 16, 2017Please join Meyers Nave attorneys Jennifer Faught and Lindsay D'Andrea for a two-hour webinar on Required Ethics AB 1234 Compliance Training hosted by the California Special Districts Association on March 16. Assembly Bill No. 1234 mandates that local agency officials must receive two hours of ethics training every two years. Jennifer and Lindsay will cover all the topics required for local agency officials to meet the State ... read more
  • Advanced CEQA Workshop: Update on Key Recent Legal Developments for PractitionersFebruary 24, 2017The Association of Environmental Professionals has set its Advanced CEQA Workshops for 2017.  Meyers Nave welcomes your attendance at the February 24 program in San Jose where Tim Cremin, Principal and Chair of the firm's Climate Change and Green Initiatives Practice, will be one of the presenters at this day-long event. This workshop is designed to help consultants, regulators, applicants, and industry professionals stay current ... read more