PROPERTY RIGHTS FOUNDATION OF AMERICA®
Fourteenth Annual National Conference
on Private Property Rights
Full Day of Expert Speakers & Grassroots Leaders
New York, the West, Washington, D.C., and Elsewhere
~ Removal and Resistance ~
How Rural & Urban People
Are Fighting Enviro-preservationists & Big Government
Their Homes, Businesses, Communities, & Rights to the Land
Holiday Inn Resort at Lake George
2223 Route 9, Lake George, NY 12845
Saturday, October 23, 2010
8:00 am - 5:00 p.m.
Registration (Includes Light Breakfast) - 8:00 am
Complementary literature displays. Time to meet speakers, friends
and renew acquaintances
Welcome - 8:45 am
Carol W. LaGrasse, P. E.,
President, Property Rights Foundation of America, Inc.-
"Facing the Facts, Making a Path to the Future"
Opening Address - 9:15 am
Roger Pilon, Ph.D., J.D.
Vice President for Legal Studies, B. Kenneth Simon Chair in Constitutional
Director of the Center for Constitutional Studies at Cato Institute,
"Eminent Domain Principles & Property Rights"
Morning Panel - 9:45 am
"Eminent Domain, as Seen from the Land"
U.S. Supreme Court Plaintiff in Kelo vs. New London
"Five Years Later - The Local Aftermath of Kelo"
A Panel of Members of Willets Point United
Queens County, N.Y.
"How an Alliance of Small Businesses is Fighting New
York City's Eminent Domain"
Short Break - Coffee Served - 10:40
Morning Addresses - 10:50
John S. Marwell, Esq.
Founding Member, Shamberg Marwell Davis & Hollis, P.C., Mt.
"Today's Zoning vs. Historic Businesses &
Homeowners in Upstate New York"
James E. Morgan, Esq.
Galvin and Morgan, Delmar, N.Y. -
"The Practical Difficulties of Land Use & Building
Buffet Luncheon & Presentation of Awards - 12:00
Keynote Address - 12:45 p.m.
William Perry Pendley, Esq.
President & Chief Legal Officer, Mountain States Legal Foundation,
"A National Pattern: Historic Oil & Gas Producers
Allegany National Forest Head Off Environmental Litigators"
Afternoon Addresses - 1:45 p.m.
"Effects of Environmental Preservation on the Future
of Rural Communities"
Bonner R. Cohen, Ph.D.
Fellow, National Center for Public Policy Research, Washington,
"The Unified Meaning of Wildlands & Federal River
Short Break - 2:30 p.m.
Afternoon Panel - 2:45 p.m.
"Real Issues: Land, Tax Base & Access"
Peter J. LaGrasse
Chairman, Board of Assessors of Stony Creek, N.Y.,
With Long-distance Report from Milton & Marilyn Griffith,
Cuyahoga Valley Homeowners Association, Peninsula, Ohio -
"Parallels Impacts: The Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation
New York State Forest Preserve"
Adirondackers for Access, Warrensburg, N.Y. -
"Update on APA/DEC Disregard for Court-ordered Access
President, Lake Placid Snowmobile Association
Lake Placid, N.Y. -
"The Continuing Battle Against DEC to Keep a Town
Closing Address: - 3:45 p.m.
Ron Arnold, Executive Vice President, Center for Defense of Free
Enterprise, Bellevue, Washington
"Seeing Through the Hype"
Second Annual Circle of Ideas - 4:30 p.m.
Moderated by: Shiela Galvin, Esq., of Galvin & Morgan;
Albert L. Wassenhove, Ghent, N.Y.; & Ms. LaGrasse
"Preserving Urban and Rural Communities and
Speakers, Attendees, & Moderators
For further information: Property Rights Foundation
of America, Inc.
P. O. Box 75, Stony Creek, NY 12878 (518) 696-5748, www.prfamerica.org
Public Welcome - Admission includes Light Breakfast,
Buffet Luncheon, &
Gratuities, Conference Packet:
$25.00 payable (check or money order) by October 15 to the
Property Rights Foundation of America, Inc., or $30.00 at the
Students: Please Inquire about Discount - Made possible
by a grant from Great Circle Foundation Inc.
Location - Holiday Inn Resort at Lake George, 2223
Route 9 (Canada Street),
Lake George, NY 12845 - 518-668-5781),
Located a short distances from I-87 (Adirondack Northway) Exit
Directions: Turn east at the exit and go a short distance to the
Turn north (left) on Rte. 9.
The Holiday Inn Resort will be a short distance on the left
Please make hotel reservations early:
Limited number of rooms at the special PRFA rate for the conference.
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