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Unionization of Public-Sector Jobs in Colorado: The Collective Bargaining by County Employees Act

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Municipal workers in Colorado won the right to form unions with Colorado’s Collective Bargaining by County Employees Act, which goes into effect in 2023 and provides a significant expansion of collective bargaining rights for...more

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City of Dallas Processes First Fee-in-Lieu Payment for Mixed Income Housing Program

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The City of Dallas has processed its first fee-in-lieu payment as part of their Mixed Income Housing Development Bonus (MIHDB) program. On May 11, 2022, Dallas City Council approved an amendment to the MIHDB program that...more

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Planning and Development Overhaul in Ontario: What it Means for Developers

Since October 25, 2022, when the Government of Ontario introduced Bill 23, the More Homes Built Faster Act, there has been much anticipation about the potential impacts on land use planning and development in the province. On...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

N.Y. Public Service Commission Approves Pole Attachment Rental Rate Increase for Municipally Owned Utilities

The New York Public Service Commission ("Commission") entered an Order this month authorizing municipally owned electric utilities to significantly increase the annual rental rates charged to cable system operators and...more

Hodgson Russ LLP

Updates to State Building Codes will Require Local Revisions: Given the Added Workload on Code Enforcement, Municipalities May...

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Periodically the New York State Department of State (“DOS”) updates the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code (“Uniform Code”) and New York State Energy Conservation Construction Code (“Energy Code”)....more

Bennett Jones LLP

Builder Beware: Ontario Court of Appeal Allows Multiple Municipality Infrastructure Charges

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On October 31, 2022, in the case of Stelmach Project Management Ltd. v. City of Kingston, the Ontario Court of Appeal held that the City of Kingston may rely on the Municipal Act to enact by-laws imposing fees based on the...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Chula Vista Policy to Protect Residents from Certain Surveillance Technology

The City Council of Chula Vista, California (in the San Diego metropolitan area), announced a new policy governing how city law enforcement can use technology to protect residents from data collected by surveillance...more

Pullman & Comley, LLC

2022 Municipal Revaluations in Connecticut

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Please note:  This alert was originally published on 09/28/2022 and was updated on 11/17/2022. A large number of Connecticut municipalities are conducting  revaluations as of October 1, 2022.  ...more

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

Is a Freeze in the Forecast for Riverhead’s Industrial Development?

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Long Island has seen a tremendous influx of investment in new industrial projects over the last two years, particularly in the self-storage, warehousing and distribution sectors. These projects promise to bring much needed,...more

Pullman & Comley, LLC

Five Tips for Municipalities to Keep in Mind When Embarking on Construction Projects

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Municipalities are some of the largest land developers in the state, accounting for building projects that include everything from schools and stadiums, municipal buildings - such as fire departments or public works...more

Foley Hoag LLP

DOER’s Updated Stretch Code – A Breakdown of the Changes and the New Opt-in Net Zero “Specialized Code”

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Massachusetts will soon see significant updates to the energy codes that govern the construction and alteration of buildings throughout the Commonwealth. As required by the 2021 climate bill, the Massachusetts Department of...more

Foley Hoag LLP - Environmental Law

DOER Issues an Updated Stretch Code – Are Net-Zero Energy Buildings Really Coming Soon?

Massachusetts will soon see significant updates to the energy codes that govern the construction and alteration of buildings throughout the Commonwealth.  As required by the 2021 climate bill, the Massachusetts Department of...more

DarrowEverett LLP

Building Opportunities in the Bay State

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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is addressing the housing crisis in a unique way that may allow certain property owners close to public transit the opportunity to construct multi-family housing where it may not have been...more

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

Nearly 5 Years After Historic Update, New York’s Part 360 Solid Waste Regulation Series Remains a Work in Progress

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For the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (“NYSDEC” or “Department”), discretion has been the better part of valor when considering enforcement of certain provisions of the Revised Part 360 Solid Waste...more

Holland & Knight LLP

The Inflation Reduction Act: Provisions and Incentives for Local Governments

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President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA) into law on Aug. 16, 2022, following its passage along party lines in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. The comprehensive legislation is the...more

Warner Norcross + Judd

Obtaining a Recreational Marijuana License from Your Local Municipality

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In today’s episode of Warner’s Legal News for the Cannabis Industry, Warner partner Gaëtan Gerville-Réache addresses the arduous process of obtaining recreational marijuana licenses from local municipalities. Stiff...more

Cranfill Sumner LLP

[Virtual] 2022 Legal Summit: Legal Trends in the Workplace and Case Law Updates - October 20th, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm EST

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Cranfill Sumner LLP’s 2022 Legal Summit: Legal Trends in the Workplace and Case Law Updates is a virtual day of learning for insurance adjusters, attorneys, and HR professionals who are particularly interested in North...more

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

Oyster Bay’s Attempt to Address Parking for Last-Mile Distribution Warehouses Misses the Mark

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According to a report published by the World Economic Forum, e-commerce sales ratios nearly tripled globally between 2014 and 2019.  In 2020, the COVID pandemic was a catalyst that accelerated this already rising trend by...more

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Is Your Town Facing a Municipal Revaluation in Connecticut in 2022?

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It is always important to carefully review your tax bill and/or notices of assessments, but even more so in the year in which your city or town conducts a revaluation. Each assessment should be carefully reviewed, even if...more

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Navigating the Legalities, Pros, and Cons of Short-Term Rentals

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Growth of Short-Term Rental Industry. Since 1995, the short-term rental industry has grown enormously with the launching of short-term rental companies such as Vrbo in 1995, Airbnb in 2008, and HomeToGo in 2014....more

Pullman & Comley, LLC

Upcoming 2022 Municipal Revaluations in Connecticut

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Connecticut municipalities are scheduled to conduct real property revaluations effective October 1, 2022. You may find the complete list of Connecticut municipalities conducting October 1, 2022 revaluations on the OPM website...more

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

Single and Separate Exemptions For Substandard Lots

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Zoning codes are constantly evolving in response to perceived or real threats of overdevelopment.  Generally, a municipality may in the reasonable exercise of its police power, amend its zoning code to be more restrictive in...more

Akerman LLP - Marks, Works & Secrets

Municipal Takedown: TTAB Refuses to Register the County of Orange Logos

The Trademark Trial & Appeal Board (“TTAB”) affirmed the US Patent & Trademark Office’s (“PTO”) refusal to register two different logo marks filed by California’s County of Orange (“County”) on the ground that they constitute...more

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SEC Continues Scrutiny of Municipal Bond Offerings

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​​​​​​​The SEC recently brought fraud charges against Sterlington, Louisiana and its former mayor and separately against Rochester, New York and its former executives and Rochester’s municipal advisors and principals/owners...more

McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC

Quit Bossin’ Us Around: Oh Wait, You’re Not

There is a common misconception among municipal officials and planners in Pennsylvania, something similar to the following: “The State told us we have to update our comprehensive plan.”...more

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