University of Texas School of Law
2020
Land Use Fundamentals
Live Webcast Apr 22, 2020
Conference Concluded
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In response to current events, UT Law CLE has suspended live, in-person attendance for the 24th Annual Land Use Fundamentals program.

However, this year’s conference will continue virtually, via Live Webcast, as currently scheduled on April 22, 2020 enabling currently registered attendees to receive timely information and meet their MCLE requirements. We have notified all registrants via email with options for transferring their registration to this live webcast or requesting credits/refunds, and will post regular updates on our website regarding this conference. For further inquiries, please contact our Customer Service Team at
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UT Law CLE

2020 Land Use Fundamentals

Program Features
Land Use Fundamentals provides concepts and procedures, plus practical tips to some of the more complex areas of land use law, including zoning, platting, and development incentives available in Texas. It is the ideal introduction for new entrants to the field or a refresher for seasoned practitioners.

Join us the following 2 days for the Land Use Conference which offers in-depth coverage of land use development.

UT Law CLE

2020 Land Use Fundamentals

5/30/20
Schedule

Wednesday Afternoon

12:50 pm
Welcoming Remarks

1:00 pm

0.50 hr

Comprehensive Plans

A review of the requirements for and various types of comprehensive plans.

Cathy Cunningham, Thomson Reuters - Grand Prairie, TX

1:30 pm
5-Minute Break

1:35 pm

0.75 hr

Zoning 101

Including a review of zoning legal requirements and procedures; how to make a zoning decision, and how zoning interacts with the comprehensive plan.

Brenda N. McDonald, Messer, Fort & McDonald - Frisco, TX

2:20 pm
5-Minute Break

2:25 pm

0.75 hr

Subdivision and Platting: A Land Use Foundation

Regulation of subdivision platting often greatly impacts the use of land and plays an important role in the land development process. Hear a description of key concepts, mechanics, and regulation of platting.

Omar Izfar, Wilson, Cribbs + Goren, P.C. - Houston, TX

3:10 pm
5-Minute Break

3:15 pm

0.50 hr

The Basics of Right-of-Way

Right-of-Way planning considerations. “There’s more to that right-of-way than that right of way”. Understanding the basics of right-of-way to help local governments in their planning, constructing, maintaining and use of their rights-of-way.    

Donna M. Fairweather, City of Galveston - Galveston, TX

3:45 pm
5-Minute Break

3:50 pm

0.75 hr

Board of Adjustments

An overview of the role of the ZBA in adjudicating variances, special exceptions, and appeals from administrative decisions.  Emphasis placed on the importance of procedural rules, development of the record, and the standards imposed by statute and the courts.

Tad Holland Cleaves, City of Liberty Hill - Liberty Hill, TX

4:35 pm
5-Minute Break

4:40 pm

0.75 hr

Basics of Annexation & Development Agreements

An overview of the basics of annexation and the issues facing Texas municipalities’ abilities to annex in light of the change in law by the 2019 Texas legislature. 

Joseph J. Gorfida Jr., Nichols, Jackson, Dillard, Hager & Smith L.L.P. - Dallas, TX
Materials By:
Scott N. Houston, Texas Municipal League - Austin, TX

5:25 pm
Adjourn

UT Law CLE

2020 Land Use Fundamentals

Faculty

Conference Faculty

Tad Holland Cleaves
City of Liberty Hill
Liberty Hill, TX
Cathy Cunningham
Thomson Reuters
Grand Prairie, TX
Donna M. Fairweather
City of Galveston
Galveston, TX
Joseph J. Gorfida Jr.
Nichols, Jackson, Dillard, Hager & Smith L.L.P.
Dallas, TX
Scott N. Houston
Texas Municipal League
Austin, TX
Omar Izfar
Wilson, Cribbs + Goren, P.C.
Houston, TX
Brenda N. McDonald
Messer, Fort & McDonald
Frisco, TX

Planning Committee

Dorothy Palumbo—Chair
Bojorquez Law Firm, PC
Austin, TX
Patricia A. Adams
Messer, Fort & McDonald
Frisco, TX
Patty Akers
Messer, Fort & McDonald
Austin, TX
Arthur J. Anderson
Winstead PC
Dallas, TX
Alan J. Bojorquez
Bojorquez Law Firm, PC
Austin, TX
Barbara A. Boulware-Wells
The Knight Law Firm, LLP
Austin, TX
Prabha Cinclair
Miklos Cinclair Law, PLLC
Farmers Branch, TX
Tad Holland Cleaves
City of Liberty Hill
Liberty Hill, TX
William S. Dahlstrom
Jackson Walker LLP
Dallas, TX
James L. Dougherty Jr.
Attorney at Law
Houston, TX
Christy Drake-Adams
Texas Municipal League
Austin, TX
Joseph J. Gorfida Jr.
Nichols, Jackson, Dillard, Hager & Smith L.L.P.
Dallas, TX
David Hartman
Smith, Robertson, Elliott, & Douglas, L.L.P.
Austin, TX
Omar Izfar
Wilson, Cribbs + Goren, P.C.
Houston, TX
Rob Killen
Kaufman & Killen, Inc.
San Antonio, TX
Tommy Ludwig
City of Waxahachie
Waxahachie, TX
Charlie F. McNabb
City of Georgetown
Georgetown, TX
John Mark McPherson
McPherson LawFirm, PC
Dallas, TX
Melinda Ramos
City of Fort Worth
Fort Worth, TX
Hon. Penny Redington
Austin, TX
April Rogers
The University of Texas School of Law
Austin, TX
Peter G. Smith
Nichols, Jackson, Dillard, Hager & Smith L.L.P.
Dallas, TX
E. Allen Taylor Jr.
Taylor, Olson, Adkins, Sralla & Elam, L.L.P.
Fort Worth, TX
Misty M. Ventura
Shupe Ventura, PLLC
Dallas, TX
Ed Walts
The University of Texas System
Austin, TX
Terrence S. Welch
Brown & Hofmeister, L.L.P.
Richardson, TX

UT Law CLE

2020 Land Use Fundamentals

Credit Information

MCLE Credit

Texas
4.00 hrs
Legal Specialization(s): Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law
Additional Information
UT Law CLE will report credit to the State Bar of Texas on your behalf. If you are claiming credit in the last week of your birth month, self-report your credit directly to the State Bar of Texas at texasbar.com. A Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you upon claiming credit.
California
4.00 hrs
Additional Information
Self-report your CLE credit directly to the State Bar of California at calbar.ca.gov. Print and keep the Certificate of Completion for your records. A Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you upon claiming credit.
Oklahoma
5.00 hrs
Additional Information
The University of Texas School of Law (Provider #169) live webcast presentations meet the requirements and are presumptively approved by the Oklahoma Bar Association for MCLE credit based on a 50-minute credit hour. This accreditation requires attendance verification. In compliance with the rules, UT Law CLE monitors and records attendee responses to questions that randomly appear during the live webcast presentation. The response record is detailed on the Certificate of Completion.

To claim Oklahoma MCLE credit, Oklahoma credit option must be selected PRIOR to viewing the live webcast. Upon claiming credit, a Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you. UT Law CLE will report credit on your behalf to the Oklahoma Bar Association within 30 days after the webcast.
Other States
4.00 hrs
Additional Information
Note on Self-Reporting Your Credits in Another State
If you wish to satisfy MCLE or other professional education requirements in another state for a program offered by the University of Texas School of Law, please check with the state bar or other licensing authority in that state to ensure it will qualify for self-reporting your credits.

To claim Other States MCLE credit, Other States credit option must be selected PRIOR to viewing the live webcast. Upon claiming credit, a Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you.

This accreditation requires attendance verification. UT Law CLE monitors and records attendee responses to questions that randomly appear during the live webcast presentation. The response record is detailed on the Certificate of Completion .

MCLE credit is presented based on a 60-minute credit hour. 

Other Credit

TX Accounting CPE
5.00 hrs
Additional Information
The University of Texas School of Law (Provider #250) live webcast presentations meet the requirements and are presumptively approved by the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy for Texas Accounting CPE credit based on a 50-minute credit hour. Approved for general CPE credit only.

This accreditation requires attendance verification. In compliance with the rules, UT Law CLE monitors and records attendee responses to questions that randomly appear during the live webcast presentation. The response record is detailed on the Certificate of Completion.

To claim Texas Accounting CPE credit, the Texas Accounting CPE credit option must be selected PRIOR to viewing the live webcast. Upon claiming credit, a Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you. Self-report your CPE credit directly to the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy.

Contact Laura Tolin, ltolin@law.utexas.edu, if you have additional questions.
TX Real Estate Commission (TREC)
4.00 hrs
Additional Information

https://www.trec.texas.gov/sites/default/files/pdf-forms/CE_CLE-0.pdf

Use this link to obtain the TREC MCE form for self-reporting your TREC credit.  UT Law CLE will provide a Certificate of Attendance once you complete the course.

MCLE Credit

Texas
4.00 hrs
Legal Specialization(s): Administrative Law, Oil, Gas and Mineral Law, Real Estate Law
Additional Information
A Texas MCLE Reporting Form will be included in your course materials. Please complete and return to the registration desk and UT Law CLE will report credit on your behalf to the State Bar of Texas, or you can self-report your credit directly to the State Bar of Texas at texasbar.com. A Certificate of Attendance will be provided at the conference to keep for your records.  
California
4.00 hrs
Additional Information
At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. Self-report your CLE credit directly to the State Bar of California at calbar.ca.gov. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conference to keep for your records. UT Law CLE will maintain Attendance Records for four years.  
Oklahoma
5.00 hrs
Additional Information
At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance at the conference to keep for your records. UT Law CLE will report credit on your behalf to the Oklahoma Bar Association within 30 days after the conference.
Other States
4.00 hrs
Additional Information
Note on Self-Reporting Your Credits in Another State
If you wish to satisfy MCLE or other professional education requirements in another state for a program offered by the University of Texas School of Law, please check with the state bar or other licensing authority in that state to ensure it will qualify for self-reporting your credits.

To claim Other States MCLE credit, Other States credit option must be selected PRIOR to viewing the live webcast. Upon claiming credit, a Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you.

This accreditation requires attendance verification. UT Law CLE monitors and records attendee responses to questions that randomly appear during the live webcast presentation. The response record is detailed on the Certificate of Completion .

MCLE credit is presented based on a 60-minute credit hour. 
Other States
Note on Self-Reporting Your Credits in Another State
If you wish to satisfy MCLE or other professional education requirements in another state for a program offered by the University of Texas School of Law, please check with the state bar or other licensing authority in that state before taking the program to ensure it will qualify for self-reporting your credits.

Other Credit

TX Accounting CPE
5.00 hrs
Additional Information
The University of Texas School of Law (Provider #250) live conferences are presumptively approved by The Texas State Board of Public Accountancy for Texas Accounting CPE credit based on a 50-minute credit hour. Approved for general CPE credit only.

At the conference, you will need to sign in on the Accounting CPE Record of Attendance form at the registration desk. You will receive a Texas Accounting Certificate of Completion at the conference for your records. Self-report your CPE credit directly to TSBPA. UT Law CLE will maintain Attendance Records for four years.  

Contact Laura Tolin, ltolin@law.utexas.edu, if you have additional questions.
TX Real Estate Commission (TREC)
4.00 hrs
Additional Information
https://www.trec.texas.gov/sites/default/files/pdf-forms/CE_CLE-0.pdf

Use this link to obtain the TREC MCE form for self-reporting your TREC credit.  UT Law CLE will provide a Certificate of Attendance at the conference.

UT Law CLE

2020 Land Use Fundamentals

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