**SPECIAL EDITION** SIDEBAR CONFERENCE

Emergency Issues & Resources DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY BOARD MEMBER TRAINING

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Monday, May 11, 2020 to Monday, May 18, 2020

Event Details

(3 Four-Hour Training for Credit Sessions)

Sponsored by: Georgia Power, Seyfarth Shaw, Georgia Tech Center for Economic Development Research and GEDA

WHAT:

LOCAL AUTHORITIES: Fulfilling mandated Board Member training 

 

WHEN:

There are three four-hour sessions.  Attending Session 1 and Session 2 or
Session 2 and Session 3 will fulfill your training requirement

Session 1:  May 11, 2020
Session 2:  May 12, 2020
Session 3:  May 18, 2020 (Alternate option for Session 1)

 

WHERE:

ZOOM by Invitation:  See registration process below

 

 

SESSION 1  -  May 11, 2020

 

8:00-8:15

Welcome to Sidebar Conference and Recognition of Sponsors
Instructions for using Zoom and getting credit
Dan McRae and Peggy Jolley

 

8:15-8:35

The Economic Development Community in Georgia (part 1)
Kevin Shea, President, Georgia Economic Developers Association 

 

8:35-9:25

Economic Development:  Macro and Micro 

  • Understanding where we are and what to expect; community resiliency;  thoughts on rebuilding 

Alfie Meek and Leigh Hopkins, Center for Economic Development Research, GA Tech University

 

9:25-10:15

Development Authorities and Economic Development Emergency Programs: The “legal” and “illegal” of what local authorities and local governments can do
Dan McRae, Seyfarth Shaw

 

10:15-11:15

What the State is Doing to Recover the Economy post Covid
GA State Senator Blake Tillery, Smith & Tillery, P.C.
Chair, Appropriations; Member, Economic Development and Tourism

 

11:30-12:30

Community and State Recovery Programs; grants, loans, eviction stays, business license fee deferrals, rent deferrals on authority-owned property-more.
Chris Higdon, Georgia Municipal Association, and Sadie Klawczyk, Georgia Downtown Association

 

End of Session 1

If you are not attending Session 2, please send your signed timesheet to Peggy Jolley at peggyjolley@liveoakconcepts.com

For credit, please sign and send your timesheets (when you are finished attending) (see attachment) peggyjolley@liveoakconcepts.com

 

Download PDF with Timesheet

 

SESSION 2  -  May 12, 2020
Use same link and password as in Session 1

 

8:00-8:15

Welcome to Sidebar Conference and Recognition of Sponsors
Instructions for using Zoom and getting credit
Dan McRae and Peggy Jolley

 

8:15-8:35

The Economic Development Community in Georgia (part 2)
Kevin Shea, President, Georgia Economic Developers Association 

 

8:35-9:25

Open Meetings, Open Records /Ethics, Liabilities
Kevin Brown, Seyfarth Shaw

 

9:25-10:15

Module 1: Why We Have Development Authorities
Where They Came From; What They Can Do
Dan McRae, Seyfarth Shaw

 

10:15-11:15

Federal Programs:  What they are and are not delivering.
Loans, grants and other stimulus. 
Patrick Rutledge, Federal Home Loan Bank Atlanta
What’s in the Pipeline from the Federal Government for Recovery
Camila Knowles, Principal & Counsel, Cornerstone Government Affairs

 

11:35-12:35

Incentives - More Important Than Ever 
ROI – How to Determine the Project’s Value to Your Community
Jim Lovett, Community Development Manager, GA Power

 

End of Session 2

If you are not attending Session 3, please send your signed timesheet to Peggy Jolley at peggyjolley@liveoakconcepts.com

For credit, please sign and send your timesheets (when you are finished attending) (see attachment) peggyjolley@liveoakconcepts.com

 

Download PDF with Timesheet

 

SESSION 3 -  MAY 18
This class is an alternate class for Session 1
 Use same link and password to log in

 

8:00-8:15

Welcome to Sidebar Conference and Recognition of Sponsors
Instructions for using Zoom and getting credit
Dan McRae and Peggy Jolley

 

8:15-8:35

The Economic Development Community in Georgia (part 3)
Kevin Shea, President, Georgia Economic Developers Association 

 

8:35-9:25

Economic Development:  Macro and Micro 

  • Understanding where we are and what to expect; community resiliency; thoughts on rebuilding 

Alfie Meek and Leigh Hopkins, Center for Economic Development Research, GA Tech University

 

9:25-10:15

Development Authorities and Financing Economic Development
Emergency Programs:    The “legal” and “illegal” of what local authorities and local governments can do
Dan McRae, Seyfarth Shaw

 

10:15-11:15

Incentives - More Important Than Ever 
ROI – How to Determine the Project’s Value to Your Community
Jim Lovett, Community Development Manager, GA Power    

 

11:30-12:35

Community and State Recovery Programs;
grants, loans, eviction stays, business license fee deferrals, rent deferrals on authority-owned property-more.
Holly Hunt, Department of Community Affairs, Stephanie Aylsworth, 
Georgia Municipal Association, and Sadie Klawczyk, Georgia Downtown Association

 

End of Session 3

For credit, please sign and send your timesheets (when you are finished attending) (see attachment) peggyjolley@liveoakconcepts.com

 

Download PDF with Timesheet

 

REGISTRATION: 

There is no cost to attend but registration is required.  Seating is limited.
 

Please send your request to join the class and which session(s) to jclay@seyfarth.com
              She will respond that a place has been reserved for you.  
Please cancel if you cannot join in as we have limited slots and others wanting to register.     
 Two days before, we will send to you the link and password to join in.  Due to class size limits, only those invited to join by this email will be allowed in.
 

Requirements to Get Credit for this class:

  • You will be required to submit a Sign In and Sign Out Time Sheet which you need to fill in and initial following the Sessions(s) you attend and return to peggyjolley@liveoakconcepts.com
     
  • Also, your computer camera will need to be turned on as we will be monitoring attendance throughout the entire class sessions to assure you have attended.  Absences of longer than 20 minutes will result in you being timed out of the class.

     There is no cost to attend, but registration is required and seating is limited. 

                             

Note: Development Authority Board Members will fulfill credit for training requirements 
  
                (on White Papers page under “Sidebar Program Materials”)
             PROGRAM MATERIALS: will be available following the class at  www.danmcrae.com 
                     
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON CLASS CONTACT  PEGGY JOLLEY:                            PEGGYJOLLEY@LIVEOAKCONCEPTS.COM OR 912 429-2000

Future 2020 Conference Dates: 

 

June 5
Henry County Chamber of Commerce
McDonough GA  30253

August 7
Columbia County, Evans, GA

 


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General note: This document is a quick-reference guide for economic developers, participants in the real estate and financial industries, and company and public body directors, executives and managers and their advisors. The information in this document is general in nature. Various points that could be important in a particular case have been condensed or omitted in the interest of read ability. Specific professional advice should be obtained before this information is applied to any particular case. Any tax information or written tax advice contained herein (including any attachments) is not intended to be and cannot be used by any taxpayer for the purpose of avoiding tax penalties that may be imposed on the taxpayer. (The foregoing legend has been affixed pursuant to U.S. Treasury Regulations governing tax practice.)

 

For More Information:

Peggy Jolley peggyjolley@liveoakconcepts.com (912)429-2000