What CEQA Consultants Need to Know about CEQA for Public School Projects



Friday, May 19, 2017
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. CDT

San Francisco, CA, United States

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This session will be a panel of CEQA consultants, one CEQA attorney, and a school district COO who have had experience preparing CEQA documents for school districts in northern California. Topics will include: 1) How public schools differ from private schools 2.) What consultants need to request at start of job (or before) 3). How to interface with District staff and/or Board members 4). When public schools are exempt 5). What NOT to forget (NOD, Administrative record, etc.); 6) Type of hurdles to expect and 7). How to interface with project architects/engineers



Robert Porter

Mr. Porter joined the San Carlos School District as Chief Operations Office in July 2012. In his role as COO, Mr. Porter is managing the implementation of a $72 million Facilities Bond which includes the construction/modernization of two 6-8 grade middle schools, two 4/5 upper elementary schools and ... Read More

Jessika Johnson

Jessika Johnson is an attorney at Dannis Woliver Kelley, an education law firm focused entirely on serving California public school districts, community colleges, and other educational organizations. Ms. Johnson’s practice focuses on real property, construction, and environmental law, and includes advising and representing clients on compliance with statutory and ... Read More

Steve Noack

Steve Noack, AICP is an Environmental Planner with over 35 years of experience in conducting environmental review under CEQA and NEPA for a wide variety of projects, primarily in the Bay Area. Currently, he serves as Principal in Charge for a number of school projects, including Hayward, San Jose, Vallejo ... Read More

Amy Skewes-Cox

Amy Skewes-Cox has a consulting business specializing in environmental and land use planning. Ms. Skewes-Cox has over 35 years of experience in working with California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and other legislation related to land use and environmental planning.Ms. Skewes-Cox recently completed EIRs for ... Read More

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Lynne Bynder, lbynder@meetingsxceptional.com