Seminar : Friday, 9/17 - 7:00 am to 5:00 pm
A view of current Arizona trends and how we can work together to overcome the challenges.
7:00 to 8:00 am - Registration and Sign-In
8:00 to 8:15 am - WELCOME, President's Message
8:15 to 12:00 am - SPEAKERS, (apx 45-minutes each, with Break 9:50-10:05)
-- Marshall Trimble - Official Historian, State of Arizona (View Bio)
"Arizona Oddities: Anomalies and Tamales"
An entertaining and educating look at unique aspects of Arizona.
-- Gregory Kornrumph - Principal Analyst, Water Rights & Contracts :: SRP (View Bio)
"Go With the Flow: The Shared Challenges of Water Reserve Planning"
Includes: Water rights background, History of the conflict (Payson/Prescott),
Agreement in principle for SRP and the Cities, and the 3M Plan
-- Ronald Flood - Renewable Energy Technical Services :: APS (View Bio)
"Light Breezes to Lighting Buildings - Developing Utility Scale Wind Facilities"
Includes: Basics of Utility Scale Wind Power, and Development of Wind Facilities
such as Engineering layouts, Permitting, and Acquisition/ right-of-way issues
-- Julie Lemmon - General Counsel :: Flood Control District of Maricopa County (View Bio)
"Irrigation Districts 101"
Includes: A history of irrigation in AZ, followed by discussion of systems today and the
case law that has evolved. Identification of common problems encountered with canals
for project planning & land acquisition, suggestions for working with controlling entities.
12:00 to 1:15 pm - BUFFET LUNCH
1:15 to 4:00 pm - SPEAKERS, (apx. 45-minutes each, with Break 3:05-3:15)
-- Keith Russell, MAI - Maricopa County Assessor (View Bio)
"Where Are We Now"
Includes: Taxation in Arizona: Brief History, Current Overview, and Market Data;
plus, Tips for working with the County Assessor office and website
-- Kate Maracas - Vice President of Arizona Operations :: Abengoa Solar (View Bio)
"Go Team! A Solana Solar Generation Power Plant Update"
Development update on this solar transmission project, including right of way issues
-- Ruben Ojeda - Manager, Right-of-Way Section :: ASLD (View Bio)
"State Trust Land 101"
Includes: The "right way" to file a right-of-way application with ASLD
AND, Legislative Update 2010: Impact to State Land and the Trust
4:05 pm - Raffle / Door Prizes :
--Lots of Great Prizes. Must be present to win.
Luncheon Only : Friday, 9/17 - 12:00 to 1:15 pm
Menu: Buffet Style meal including choice of drinks.