Abandoned, ownerless or blighted properties create public eyesores and erode a municipality's tax base. This workshop will provide answers to your questions on legal liability, regulatory issues, funding resources, assessment/remediation, and community engagement to turbo charge your redevelopment efforts. Hear from public and private-sector experts and meet with them one-on-one to learn about steps to initiate or accelerate the redevelopment of distressed sites for community revitalization.
9:00am-9:30am Welcome and Introductions
Welcome from Camden Mayor Frank Moran
Jean Hamerman | Center for Creative Land Recycling
Frank McLaughlin | NJ Department of Environmental Protection -Office of Brownfield Reuse
9:30am-10:45am Lightning Rounds: Ask the Experts
This panel shares pathways for successful redevelopment and answers your questions on legal liability for property acquisition, brownfield regulatory, planning and cleanup strategies, stakeholder engagement, working with developers, leveraging public and private funds, and green infrastructure/sustainability.
Panelists include: Colleen Kokas | Environmental Liability Transfer, Wanda Monahan | Law Office of Wanda Chin Monahan, Leah Yasenchak | BRS Inc, Charlene Drake | Langan, Louis Bezich | Cooper University Health Care
11:00am-12:15pm Show Me the Money: Leveraging Public Redevelopment Resources for Private
Key agencies with public funds will share information on grants and technical resources for your municipal projects, as well as case studies on how others used funds for successful outcomes. A developer will add perspective on leveraging public funds with private investment.
Panelist include: Christina Fuentes, NJ Economic Development Authority; David Zimmer | NJ Infrastructure Bank; Michael Deely | NJ Department of Environmental Protection; Schenine MItchell | U. S. Environmental Protection Agency; Patrick Terborg | TD+Partners, David Southgate, CCLR, moderator
12:15pm-12:30pm Luncheon Sponsor -Christopher M Hager, PE, LEED AP Langan
12:30pm - 2:00pm Office Hours: One-on-One Consultations with Public- and Private-Sector Experts
This working lunch lets municipalities “speed date” – meet one-on-one – with public- and private- sector experts to make connections. You’ll get information and leave knowing how to move your redevelopment projects forward. Experts available for a one-on-one consultations could include:
LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED BY OUR LUCHEON SPONSOR, LANGAN
Federal: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Federal Emergency Management Agency, US Economic Development Administration.
New Jersey State: Department of State/Office of Planning Advocacy, Department of Environmental Protection, NJ Historic Trust, NJ Economic Development Authority, NJ Environmental Infrastructure Trust, NJ Redevelopment Authority, NJ Dept of Community Affairs, NJ Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency, NJ State Council on the Arts.
The Ask the Expert panelists will be available to answer your questions.
This workshop is presented in collaboration with NJ Department of Environmental Protection, NJ Business Action Center and U.S. EPA
1865 Harrison Avenue
Camden, NJ 08105
|Nonprofit, Municipalities and Public Agencies||$ 0.00|