In this presentation:

- Legislative CEQA Reform Efforts

- Selected CEQA Case Law Developments

- Land Use Developments

- What’s Happening in Tracy?

- Overview and Purpose

- Site Selection Criteria

- What Makes a City Business Friendly?

- Prioritizing Economic Development

- Saving Businesses Money

- Saving Business Time

- Providing Regulatory Guidance

- Outstanding Quality of Life

- A Constant Dialogue

- Is There Another Way of Looking at this?

- Litmus Test for City/Developer Partnerships

- #1 Are you flexible in the right places?

- Does Zoning Respond to the Market or Does it Impede its Flow?

- #2 Have You Prepared the Playing Field?

- #3 Have Both Parties Set Development Expectations Up Front?

- Policies are Real, Process is Phony

- #4 Is Your City a Good Listener?

- #5 Do You Develop Your Staff?

- Tracy W.I.N.S.

- 5 Things Developers Can Do to Better Partner

- Excerpt from Conclusion:

With attention to these systems, we’ve developed a culture and attitude that excels at forming partnerships.

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Topics:  Business Development, CEQA, CEQA Reform, Economic Development, Environmental Policies, Koontz v St John's River Water Management, Public Projects, Railways, SCOTUS, Smart Rail

Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, Environmental Updates, Zoning, Planning & Land Use Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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