Other Training

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Land Use Academy Basic Training Webinar for ZBA Members

May 20, 2024
Presented by: Michael Zizka, Halloran Sage

  • Commissioner Conduct and Conflicts
  • Bias and Pre-determination; Ex-parte Communications; Freedom of Information (FOI)
  • How to deal with applicants’ and public testimony; Statutory standards for variances, including hardship; Differences among ZBA functions: variances, appeals, and other possible matters
  • If you would like to order the book "What's Legally Required" 8th Edition by Michael A. Zizka in advance of the meeting, please visit s.uconn.edu/zizkabook.

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How Light-Touch Density and Live Local Urban Villages Can Supply Housing Abundance to Connecticut

July 16, 2024, 2PM EST
Presented by: Renata Bertotti, UConn CLEAR

  • Topics Covered: Affordable & Fair Housing
  • General commissioner training hours: TBD
  • Fair & Affordable Housing training hours: TBD (minimum 0.5 anticipated/possibly more)

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Land Use and Real Property Markets - What Government Officials Need to Understand

October 10, 2024, 12PM EST
Presented by: Renata Bertotti, UConn CLEAR

    • The Role of Land Use Planning and Zoning Regulations (a brief overview)
    • Real Estate Asset Classes (a brief overview of commercial asset classes and CT context)
    • Understanding Market Dynamics (demographics, socioeconomic, psychographics, and trends)
    • Site Selection (understanding the site selection process and site selection considerations)
    • Market and Financial Feasibility (a brief overview)
    • Markets and Land Use (the symbiotic relationship between markets, land use, and zoning)
      • General Commissioner training hours: 0
      • Fair & Affordable Housing training hours: 0

      For citation purposes: University of Connecticut’s Center for Land Use Education and Research. (March 05, 2024). Other Training. https://clear.uconn.edu/lua/other.