The 83rd Annual Conference includes a special two day Code Enforcement Program, October 17 and 18, which is applicable to not only the city attorney and law department but also your code enforcement officials.
|Wednesday, October 17|
|9:00am to 10:00am||
Nuts and Bolts Presentation: How does the 4th Amendment apply to code enforcement
Illegal searches under 4th Amendment can be one of the biggest risks for a code enforcement officer. This presentation covers how to reduce the risk.
|10:00am to 10:15am||Coffee Break|
|10:15am to 11:15am||
Impact of the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA) on code enforcement.
This presentation will educate attendees on RLUIPA’s impact on code enforcement activities.
|11:15am to 12:15pm||
Tips/Lessons Learned Regarding Defending Quasi-Judicial Decisions in Court
Kimberly Grinnan Kelley, Associate, Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP
This presentation will provide attendees with information about how to improve the likelihood of success when a quasi-judicial decision is appealed to a court or other appellate body.
|12:15pm to 2:00pm||Lunch on your own|
|2:00pm to 3:00pm||
Impact of mental health on effective code enforcement
David Wesner, Corporation Counsel,City of Danville, IL
This presentation focuses on what you need to consider, legally and practically, when enforcing code enforcement-related laws and the individuals involved are experiencing mental health issues.
|3:00pm to 3:15pm||Coffee Break|
|3:15pm to 4:15pm||
Code Enforcement Ethics
This presentation will cover ethical conundrums in code enforcement.
|4:15pm to 4:45pm||
Media and Crisis Management Issues
This presentation will cover what code enforcement officials should do when media and crisis management issues arise.
|Thursday, October 18|
|8:30am to 9:30am||
Case Law Update
Sherri Russell, City Attorney, Lake Jackson, TX
This case law presentation will focus on code enforcement-related cases.
|9:30am to 10:30am||
Regulating Dockless Bike / Scooters
This presentation will focus on issues for code enforcement officials as they seek to regulate dockless bikes and scooters.
|10:30am to 10:45am||Coffee Break|
|10:45am to 12:15pm||
Presenting and Preparing Witnesses
Shannon T. O’Connor, Partner, Goldberg Segalla
This presentation covers practical tips to help attendees effectively prepare and present witnesses for depositions and trials.
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