196 Bridgeville Road Suite 2, Monticello, NY 12701 845.794.1110

SEQRA Educational Conference Hosted by SC Partnership

Posted on: January 9th, 2015

The Sullivan County Partnership for Economic Development is hosting a SEQRA Educational Conference on Jan. 14 at The Sullivan in Rock Hill, N.Y. (snow date: Jan. 21). The event, ideal for municipal board members, engineers, attorneys, planning professionals, and all other interested stakeholders, will highlight and explain SEQRA basics and recent changes.

Attendees will leave with a substantial reference guide to review the material covered during the conference. Municipal planning board members will earn continuing education credits, and engineers will earn professional development hours.

Speakers include:

Larry Wolinsky

Land Use/Environmental Attorney, Managing Partner, Jacobowitz & Gubits, LLP

Jack Nasca

Division Director of Environmental Permits NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

Robert Ewing

Environmental Analyst, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

James Bates

Managing Member, Ecological Analysis, LLC

Ken Ellsworth

Managing Partner, Keystone Associates

Freda Eisenberg

Commissioner, Sullivan County Division of Planning & Environmental Management

Terresa M. Bakner

Partner, Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, LLP

Jacob Billig

Land Use/Environmental Attorney, Managing Partner, Billig Loughlin & Baer, LLP

“Developers and planning boards both have to stay on top of state and federal environmental laws to ensure that commercial, industrial, and residential developments are done thoughtfully,” said Marc Baez, president/CEO of the Sullivan County Partnership. “We want to keep development leaders in Sullivan County ahead of the curve with SEQRA changes and how it will impact their business, community, or clients.”

Tickets are $10 for municipal officials; $20 for Sullivan County Partnership Investors; and $30 for non-members. Dinner is included with the ticket cost. The event runs from 5 p.m. until 9:45 p.m.

To register for the seminar or to inquire about sponsorship opportunities, contact Jennifer Friedland at 845.794.1110 or jenn@scpartnership.com by Jan. 12, 2015 (Jan. 9, 2015 for sponsorships).

Thompson Education Center
LeChase Construction Services
Delaware Engineering, D.P.C.
Granite Associates, L.P.
Veria Living
SUNY Sullivan
Schmidt\'s Wholesale Inc.
Monticello Casino Raceway
Jeff Bank
The Center For Discovery
Empire Resorts
Crystal Run Healthcare
China City of America
Catskill Mountain Sugar House
Catskill Hudson Bank
Advance Testing