March 13, 2019
FHWA – National Highway Institute
1310 North Courthouse Road , Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22201
This one-day course covers an overview of the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Act and its application especially for Local Public Agency Federal-Aid Projects. The primary training goal for this course is to provide a better understanding of the various requirements and pitfalls Local Public Agencies may experience during ROW acquisition and the potential of the loss of federal-aid when these requirements are not met. As part of the course subjects that. will be covered include on the Uniform Act, Administration, Valuation, Acquisition and Negotiation, Relocation Assistance, and Property Management.
Who Should Attend: Local Planning Agency staff and other public and private staff involved with Federal-aid local projects involving ROW acquisition.
8:00 AM Registration
8:15 AM Course Introduction – Why This Is Important
8:45 AM Introduction to the Uniform Act
10:30 AM Break
10:45 AM Project Delivery and Administration
11:45 AM Lunch
12:45 PM Valuation
1:45 PM Break
2:00 PM Acquisition and Negotiation
3:00 PM Break
3:15 PM Relocation Assistance and Property Management
4:15 PM Adjourn
Mr. Dane Ismart of Louis Berger & Associates, retired from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) after 25 years of service in a variety of policy, planning and engineering positions. He was responsible for implementing the Intermodal Management Systems regulations. Mr. Ismart has authored manuals and taught NHI courses on Capacity Analysis, Access Management, Financial Management, Travel Demand Forecasting and Intermodal Planning, and is a member of the TRB Highway Capacity Subcommittee on Unsignalized Intersections. Mr. Ismart is a graduate of Georgia Tech with a Bachelor’s Degree and received his Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Minnesota.
Registration and Payment
The following registration fees cover the session, all course materials and meals:
Local Government: $75.00
Private Industry: $300.00
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