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Friday, January 9, 2015

Illinois Park District Conference This Month!

At the end of the month, the IAPD/IPRA will host its annual "Soaring to New Heights Conference" in Chicago. The conference is scheduled from January 22-24, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Registration is still ongoing, so don't forget to sign up to attend this annual conference, which is jam-packed with great session for park district officials, employees, and consultants.  You can check out the conference website here.  

Ancel Glink will be out in full force again this year, presenting 16 legal sessions. Please stop by and say hi and stay for one of our sessions, summarized below:

Friday, January 23, 2015

8:00 - 9:15 a.m.

Legal/Legislative Part 1
Rob Bush  & Jason Anselment (Legal/Legislative Counsel, IAPD)

Time, Place & Manner - Regulating Non Traditional Speech
Julie Tappendorf

Primer on the Prevailing Wage
Steve Mahrt & Jim Rock

Terminating Employees
Keri-Lyn Krafthefer & Bob McCabe

9:30 - 10:45 a.m.

Executive Director Evaluations
Rob Bush, Paul LaFleur (Vice President, Huntley Park District), and Thom Palmer (Executive Director, Huntley Park District)

Clouds on the Horizon: Storm Water Management Issues for Park Districts
Derke Price & Brent Denzin

Policy Manuals: What you Need to Include
Keri-Lyn Krafthefer & Bob McCabe

3:30 - 4:45 p.m.

Protest and Marches in Parks: First Amendment Issues in the Use of Public Parks & Property
Ellen Emery & Liz Barton

The Down Low on Upskirts
Keri-Lyn Krafthefer, Derke Price & Adam Lasker

Dealing with E-Cigarettes, Guns & Social Media Issues
Julie Tappendorf & Dan Bolin

Saturday, January 24, 2015

10:15 - 11:30 a.m.

Primer on Procurement
Derke Price & Adam Simon

Affordable Care Act: The Current State of Law
Brent Denzin & Don Anderson

12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Navigating Your Project Through the Zoning Process in Your Municipality
Derke Price & Scott Puma

Hot Topics in Employment Litigation - Ways to Reduce Your Exposure
Darcy Proctor & Lucy Bednarek

Help! I Need to Do A Tax Levy
Adam Simon & Jim Rock

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Board Wars Continued
Rob Bush & Scott Puma

Budget and Levies: The Fundamentals
Adam Simon & Jim Rock

Tax Assessment Appeals, Tax Objectives & Tax Exemptions
Keri-Lyn Krafthefer & Steve Mahrt

3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Maneuvering Through the Disability Triangle: Workers Comp, ADA & FMLA
Rob Bush & Britt Isaly


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