Municipal Management of Cellphone Towers, DAS, and Small Cell Deployments
Regulating Placement, Protecting Rights of Way, and Leasing Sites and Structures
December 1, 2020 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE course will prepare counsel to identify and address complex issues relating to small cell and traditional cell tower applications and leases, zoning regulations, and revenue considerations. The panel will focus on regulatory compliance and negotiating and structuring site leases and franchi...
Municipal Regulation of Wireless Telecommunication Facilities in the Public Right of Way:...
Zoning Challenges and Interplay Between Federal, State, and Local Laws
October 29, 2020 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE course will examine the interplay of federal and state law with local laws regulating wireless facilities, the latest trends in the types of wireless technologies that companies are seeking to install in the public right of way (ROW), and best practices for municipalities for zoning and reg...
Digital Signs and Billboards: Crafting and Enforcing Local Regulations
Siting Issues, Environmental Concerns, and Revenue Sharing Opportunities
October 6, 2020 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE course will discuss the constitutional basis and limits of local regulation of signs and billboards--digital or otherwise--as well as signage zoning laws related to everything from noise to strip clubs.
Local Regulation of Railroads: Guidance for Municipal Attorneys on the Complexities of Fed...
Strategies for Exercising Local Control to Address Nuisance, Liability, and Economic Issue...
August 11, 2020 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE course will provide local government counsel with guidance on addressing the issues presented by freight and passenger railroads that run through cities. The panel will provide an overview of the federal regulatory scheme governing the railroad industry and discuss strategies for exercising...
Local Government and the Regulation of Speech
How the First Amendment Affects Regulation of Political Signs, Political Speech by Employe...
April 14, 2020 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE course will guide counsel to local governments on how to lawfully regulate the display of political signs and public employee campaigning on municipal property--without violating federal and state constitutions.
Municipal Regulation and Use of Drones: FAA Rules, State Laws, and Preemption Issues
Leveraging Opportunities and Overcoming Challenges of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
February 12, 2020 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE course will explore issues facing municipalities due to increased use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)--or drones. The panel will discuss current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations regarding drones, preemption issues that local governments must navigate, the use of drones b...
Lyft, Uber, Airbnb and Municipalities: Maximizing Tax and Licensing Revenue Opportunities
Navigating Legal, Regulatory and Tax Issues in the Peer-to-Peer Economy
April 18, 2019 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE course will help counsel to local governments face the challenges--and leverage the financial and control opportunities--presented by the rise of the "sharing economy." The panel will address the legal and regulatory issues raised by peer-to-peer businesses like Uber, Lyft, Airbnb and HomeA...
Pay-to-Play Compliance in Municipal Contracts
Avoiding Violations of MSRB Amended Rule G-37, SEC Rule 206 (4)-5, FINRA Rule 2030, CFTC R...
May 8, 2018 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE course will examine the bevy of "pay-to-play" rules and their impact on contracts with state and local government entities. The panel will also discuss current trends in enforcement, and compliance best practices.
Ethics Ordinances, Charters or Resolutions for Municipal Officials: Crafting Codes of Ethi...
Drafting and Enforcing Provisions on Conflicts of Interest, Disclosure, Impartiality, Impr...
August 9, 2017 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE course will provide guidance to municipal attorneys for drafting and enforcing codes of ethics regulating the conduct of public officials. The panel will discuss considerations for determining whether to address ethics standards in an ordinance, charter or resolution; key provisions that sh...
Municipal Regulation of Group Homes and Sober Living Arrangements
Navigating Complex Legal and Policy Issues When Zoning for Community Residences for People...
April 26, 2017 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE course will provide guidance to municipal attorneys for grappling with the complex legal and policy challenges of regulating community residences for people with disabilities under the Fair Housing Act (FHA) and Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), as well as the impact of statewide zonin...
RLUIPA Land Use Claims: Latest Litigation Trends and Key Case Law Developments
Strategies for Local Governments to Avoid or Defend RLUIPA Actions Amid a Changing Litigat...
February 22, 2017 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE course will offer practical guidance for counsel advising local governments on ways to avoid Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA) claims. The program will discuss recent trends in RLUIPA claims and litigation, including recent Supreme Court cases under and impacting...
Local Land Use: Recent Developments in Federal Laws, Regulations and Programs
Navigating the Impact of Wetland, Floodplain, Energy, ADA and RLUIPA Regulations and Case...
December 19, 2012 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE course will provide local government counsel with an overview of major recent changes in federal laws, regulations and case law that affect local land use decisions and real estate development. The panel will discuss wetlands, floodplain regulations, climate change, the ADA, RLUIPA and more...
Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act Claims
Strategies for Local Governments to Avoid or Defend RLUIPA Actions
March 13, 2012 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE course will offer practical guidance for counsel advising local governments on ways to avoid Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act claims. The panel will explain approaches to defend against RLUIPA suits once a claim has been filed.