Wireless Communications Facility Webinar

APA California Chapter, Northern Section


Wednesday, July 26, 2017
10 a.m. - 11 a.m. PDT

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APA is launching a Nuts & Bolts webinar on Wireless Communications Facility. Learn about new FCC regulations to Section 6409 of the federal Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012, California State Regulations and the proposed SB649 bill before the state General Assembly. This webinar will present a background on laws, current issues facing local governments and tools to assist with approaching updates to ordinances. Michael Johnston with Telecom Law Firm and Omar Masry, AICP with City of San Francisco will host this session. This event is free. 

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Omar Masry

Omar Masry, AICP, is currently a Senior Analyst with the City of San Francisco's Office of Short-Term Rentals. In a prior role he served as the Wireless Planner for the SF Planning Department, and before that as a (current) Planner with the City of Irvine. Omar recently testified on ... Read More

Michael Johnston

Michael Johnston is an associate attorney at Telecom Law Firm PC in La Jolla, California and specializes in telecommunications infrastructure land use and regulatory matters. Mr. Johnston advises local governments and public agencies on the scope of local authority in wireless facilities siting. He counsels government staff and officials on ... Read More

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Afshan Hamid, afshan@alum.mit.edu