Ethics and Law Training Sessions
Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 12:45 PM (PST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
APA California Northern Section is hosting a Saturday half-day training session that will address both law and ethics AICP certification maintenance (CM) requirements.
The ethics session will start at 9:00 a.m. and will be presented by Colette Meunier, AICP, Hanson Hom, AICP, and Scott Davidson, AICP. It will focus on balancing friendly customer service with planners’ legal obligations, including the AICP Code of Ethics.
The law training will follow at 10:45 a.m. and will be presented by Alexandra M. Barnhill, Esq. and Matthew Visick, Esq. It will address the relationship between the citizen initiative process and CEQA, and discuss the current split within the courts on whether a citizen-sponsored initiative measure adopted by a city council (in lieu of putting it on the ballot) requires CEQA review. Cases discussed will includeNative American Sacred Site & Environmental Protection Assn. v. City of San Juan Capistrano, and the more recentTuolumne Jobs & Small Business Alliance v. Superior Court (Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.) which created the split in the courts. Attendees are welcome to sign up for one or both training sessions. Light breakfast and lunch will be provided.
When & Where
California Planning Roundtable and APA California Chapter Northern
The California Planning Roundtable (CPR) is an organization of experienced planning professionals who are members of the American Planning Association (APA). Membership is balanced between the public and private sectors, and between Northern and Southern California. The mission of the Roundtable is to provide a forum for prominent planners to exercise creativity and leadership in promoting understanding of California's critical public policy issues, and recommending action. (more)
The APA California Northern Section, offers membership to city and regional planners and associated professionals that primarily live or work in the western Klamath and Pacific Coast Ranges regions. The Section includes the highly populated nine-county San Francisco Bay Area and extends approximately 500 miles from the Oregon border to south of Monterey Bay. APA California–Northern promotes planning-related continuing education, social functions and other activities in order to . . . (more).