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Atlanta Sidebar Conference

June 14, 2017

DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY BOARD MEMBER TRAINING

(8 Hours Training Credit)

SPONSORED BY

gapowerseyfarth-smgeda

 

WHAT:LOCAL AUTHORITIES: PARTNERS IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
WHEN:Wednesday, June 14, 2017
WHERE:Cobb County Chamber of Commerce
240 Interstate North Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339
(Directions below)

 

8:00-8:30Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30-8:35Welcome to Sidebar Conference from Host Sponsor
Lauren Lambiase, ED Region Project Manager, GA Power Company
8:35-8:50The Economic Development Community in Georgia
Kevin Shea, President, Georgia Economic Developers Association
8:50-9:00Development Authorities and Financing Economic Development
Module 1:     Why We Have Development Authorities
Where They Came From; What They Can Do
Dan McRae, Seyfarth Shaw
9:00-9:50Module 2:     Some Things Development Authorities Can’t Do
and some work-arounds to do them anyway
Dan McRae, Seyfarth Shaw
9:50-10:00Break
10:00-11:00Open Meetings, Open Records /Ethics, Liabilities
Kevin Brown, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
11:00-12:00CIDs – Why They Are a Big Deal
and some big deals they have done
Tad Leithead, Chair, Cumberland CID and
Director, Greater North Fulton CID & Perimeter CID
12:00-12:45Working Lunch:  Small Business Credit Initiative
Holly Hunt, SSBCI Program Manager, Georgia
Department of Community Affairs
12:45-1:30Development Authorities and Financing Economic Development
Module 3:    What Bonds Development Authorities Can and
Can’t Issue and why
Dan McRae, Seyfarth Shaw
1:30-1:40BREAK
1:40- 2:40The Growing Trend- International Projects

  • Why Georgia (and some other states) Use “Bonds for Title”

·      Your Competition- What Other States Are Doing
Shane Moncrief, Ryan Consulting
Charles Stallworth, Sr. Project Manager for Economic Development, GA Power Company

2:40- 3:30Closing the Large Deal – Be Prepared Before the Opportunity Arises
Develop a Plan of Action That Works for Your Community
Scott Malone, LaGrange
3:30- 4:30“ROI” = Return on Incentives
* How the Market Affects Incentives Offers
* Measuring Incentives
Lauren Lambiase, ED Regional Project Manager, GPC
4:30-5:00Recent Legislative Changes Affecting Economic Development in Georgia
David Raynor, Georgia Chamber of Commerce
5:00Closing Remarks by Dan McRae, Seyfarth Shaw

 

Make sure your certification is up to date!
SIDEBAR fulfills required State training credit for
Development Authority Board Members

 

REGISTRATION:  There is no cost to attend, but registration is required and seating is limited.  If you are a project participant with a pressing need for information, or a group traveling together, please let us know and we will try to accommodate you.

TO REGISTER:  Email: 

MORE INFORMATION:  PEGGY JOLLEY,
912-429-2000
PROGRAM MATERIALS

FUTURE CONFERENCE DATES:
Calhoun – August 2nd
Statesboro – December 6th

DIRECTIONS
Traveling North on I-75

Exit 260 (Windy Hill Road).  Stay in the right lane and you will have no choice but to exit onto Interstate North Parkway.  Go .7 miles (seven tenths of a mile) passing the Marriott Hotel on your left.  We are on your left in a gray, two-story building with a dark green roof.

Traveling South on I-75
Exit 260 (Windy Hill Road).  Turn left and immediately get into the right lane.  Go over I-75 and turn right at the first street (Interstate North Parkway).  Go .7 miles (seven tenths of a mile) passing the Marriott Hotel on your left.  We are on your left in a gray, two-story building with a dark green roof.

From U.S. 41, Smyrna and all points West
Travel East on Windy Hill Road.  Go over I-75 and turn right at the first street (Interstate North Parkway).  Go .7 miles (seven tenths of a mile) passing the Marriott Hotel on your left.  We are on your left in a gray, two-story building with a dark green roof.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Board Members, Council Members, Elected and Appointed Officials and their Staff
Economic Development and Community Development Professionals
Government and Nonprofit Finance Officers, Bankers, Bond Issuers and Underwriters
Real Estate Developers, Brokers/Dealers and Commercial Real Estate Professionals
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
1075 Peachtree Street, N.E., Suite 2500
Atlanta, GA 30309
Attention: Daniel M. McRae Atlanta  Boston  Chicago  Houston  London  Los Angeles  Melbourne
New York  Sacramento  San Francisco  Shanghai  Sydney  Washington, D.C.

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.)

Venue

Cobb County Chamber of Commerce
240 Interstate North Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30339 United States
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We also provide presentations, reports and documents from previous Sidebar Conferences. Click Here to see the previous Sidebar Conference documents.

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