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IES-APA Event – The New Tribal Consultation Requirement – AB52
June 24, 2015 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm PDT$15.00
THE INTERPLAY BETWEEN CEQA, SECTION 106, SB 18 AND AB 52
THE NEW TRIBAL CONSULTATION REQUIREMENT
On September 25, 2014 Governor Brown signed into law Assembly Bill (AB) 52, a bill that amended CEQA to mandate consultation with California Native American tribes during the CEQA process as of July 1, 2015. This workshop will present a history of the bill, an overview of its requirements, tips on compliance, and how to integrate the new requirements with existing laws including CEQA, Section 106 and SB 18.
• Learn about the requirements of AB 52
• Learn about revisions to the CEQA process and checklist
• Learn about how AB 52 relates to other laws such as Section 106 and SB 18
Lisa Westwood, RPA is a Registered Professional Archaeologist with 20 years of experience in cultural resources management. She serves as Cultural Resources Manager for ECORP Consulting, Inc., designing and carrying out cultural resources investigations and programs to support Section 106 NHPA consultations and environmental review under CEQA. Ms. Westwood was asked by attorneys from the California Building Industry Association and the California Chamber of Commerce to comment on the draft AB 52 bill. After AB 52 was signed, she met with OPR attorneys to discuss implementation of the bill. Building upon her expertise in archaeology and cultural resources law, and her experience in CEQA/NEPA, permitting, and tribal consultation, her professional focus is on cultural resources policy and the negotiation and development of cultural resources compliance strategy for large specific plans, residential developments, and public sector projects. She is also a member of the Department of Anthropology faculty at California State University-Chico and Butte College.
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 24, 2015 || 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: City of Ontario – Ovitt Family Community Library
Address: 215 East “C” Street, Ontario, CA 91764
Cost: $15.00 (Lunch Included)
Event Flyer: IES-APA_2015_June_Workshop_Flyer-AB52
AICP CM Credits: 1-Hour Pending
Register Here: Constant Contact