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April 20, 2017 – PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE AND AGENDA – THE BASICS OF PROTECTING TRIBAL CULTURAL RESOURCES UNDER AB 52 (The California Environmental Quality Act [CEQA]): A TRAINING FOR TRIBES

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE AND AGENDA

CALIFORNIA NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE COMMISSION

Office Phone (916) 373-3710

 

Location: Ziggurat Building Auditorium

707 3rd Street

West Sacramento, CA 95605

(916) 375-4990

Thursday, April 20, 2017

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

 

Notices and agendas for Native American Heritage Commission meetings and public hearings may be found at http://www.nahc.ca.gov.

This meeting will be live streamed online at www.cal-span.org Questions may be asked in real time by emailing terrie.robinson@nahc.ca.gov. Please put “Training Question” in the subject line of your email.

 

AGENDA

 

THE BASICS OF PROTECTING TRIBAL CULTURAL RESOURCES

UNDER AB 52 (The California Environmental Quality Act [CEQA]):

A TRAINING FOR TRIBES

 

9:00 AM                                     WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS – NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE COMMISSION

  1. Introduction – Cynthia Gomez, Executive Secretary, Native American Heritage Commission
  2. Goals of the Training – Terrie L. Robinson, General Counsel, Native American Heritage Commission

 

                 

9:30 AM                                     PRESENTATIONS

  1. Learning the Language of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA): What Is CEQA, What It Does (And Does Not Do), and What Tribes Should Understand About It, Terrie L. Robinson, General Counsel, Native American Heritage Commission

 

  1. Tribal Consultation Under AB 52: Legal Requirements and Suggested Best Practices for Tribes, Merri Lopez-Keifer, Secretary, Native American Heritage Commission, Terrie L. Robinson, General Counsel, Native American Heritage Commission

 

  1. Protecting Tribal Cultural Resources (As Much As Possible) Using AB 52, Merri Lopez-Keifer, Secretary, Native American Heritage Commission

 

12:00 PM                 Lunch Break

 

1:00 PM                   PRESENTATIONS

 

  1. When the Lead Agency Disagrees With a Tribe About Whether Cultural Resources Are Tribal Cultural Resources Under the CEQA Definition: Making and Preserving the Administrative Record for Possible Legal Suit Under CEQA, Courtney Ann Coyle, Attorney at Law

 

  1. Question and Answer Roundtable, Merri Lopez-Keifer, Secretary, Native American Heritage Commission, Terrie L. Robinson, General Counsel, Native American Heritage Commission, Courtney Ann Coyle, Attorney at Law

 

PUBLIC COMMENT-– Please submit a speaker card. The public may comment on any item on the agenda before action, if any, is taken on the item.

 

3:00 PM                    CLOSING

At the end of Public Comment or 3:00 PM, whichever is first.

 

 

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