Eminent Domain: Balancing Public Interest and Necessity with Private Property Rights

Holly Rockwell is a Senior Executive Officer in the planning department of Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. She oversees real estate acquisition and management (including Los Angeles Union Station), transit oriented community programs, first/ last mile solutions and transportation demand management (TDM). Holly has been named Professional of the Year by the International Right of Way Association (IRWA) Los Angeles Chapter and Woman of the Year by the Women in Transportation Seminar (WTS) Inland Empire Chapter. 


Feb6
3:05 pm
2020-02-06 15:05:00 2020-02-06 15:05:00 Eminent Domain: Balancing Public Interest and Necessity with Private Property Rights

Utilizing real life examples, this discussion will illustrate the challenge of balancing public interest and necessity with private property rights. Topics covered will include types of public projects and related land acquisitions, planning for public projects in a way that causes the least private injury, when and why eminent domain is utilized, the impact of the Uniform Act of 1971 on property owners and tenants, additional California laws and the protection for owners and tenants and possible eminent domain outcomes for the owner and the public agency. 

America/Los_Angeles public
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Event Date: Thursday, February 6, 2020

Utilizing real life examples, this discussion will illustrate the challenge of balancing public interest and necessity with private property rights. Topics covered will include types of public projects and related land acquisitions, planning for public projects in a way that causes the least private injury, when and why eminent domain is utilized, the impact of the Uniform Act of 1971 on property owners and tenants, additional California laws and the protection for owners and tenants and possible eminent domain outcomes for the owner and the public agency. 

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