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Indiana Chapter 10
April Meeting
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Mar 6, 2018
International Right of Way Association
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April 19th 2018
DigIndy Tunnel System
Date: April 19th, 2018

Cost: $40.00 per person
**includes lunch and admissions to the NCAA Museum**

NCAA Hall of Champions
700 West Washington St. Indianapolis, IN 46204
Jesse Owens Room

9:00 am Board Mtg.
11:00 - 11:30 am Registration
11:30 - 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 - 1:00 pm Legislative Wrap Up (Jason Lueking)
1:00 - 2:30 pm DigIndy Tunnel System
2:30 pm - NCAA Museum Access

Reservations: Contact - John Alexander, SR/WA
by 3/30/2018 Phone: 317-826-7112,

DigIndy Tunnel System - Jessica Bastin, PE, and Chris Kehl with Citizens Energy Group will give a presentation on the deep rock tunnels being built 250' below the city of Indianapolis and challenges faced with obtaining property rights. Legislative Wrap Up - Jason Lueking, Esq. with the Law Firm of Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC will provide an overview of where the legislative bills discussed at the February meeting ended up.

DigIndy Tunnel System

Speakers - Jessica Bastin, PE, Citizens Energy Group
Chris Kehl, Citizens Energy Group

The DigIndy Tunnel System is a 28-mile long network of 18-foot
diameter deep rock tunnels being built 250-feet beneath the city. Along with other projects in the combined sewer system and at Citizens two advanced wastewater treatment plants, the $2 billion program is Indy's solution to reducing combined sewer overflows into area waterways by up to 97 percent, and keeping the utility in compliance with a Consent Decree with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. To facilitate the project, Citizens had to obtain a number of property rights under a variety of conditions. The purpose of this presentation is to provide an overview of the DigIndy program, the different types of property rights needed, and challenges faced with obtaining these rights and implementing the project.

Jessica Bastin, Professional Engineer with Citizens Energy Group
Jessica S. Bastin, PE, is the Manager of Planning and Design in the
Underground Engineering & Construction Group at Citizens Energy Group. As such, she is responsible for overseeing planning and implementation of capital projects related to water distribution facilities and wastewater collection facilities, and consent decree and long term control plan implementation, including the DigIndy Program. Ms. Bastin is a graduate of the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a minor in Environmental Engineering. She has over 17 years of experience in the water/wastewater industry, and she is a registered professional engineer in Indiana.

Chris Kehl, Citizens Energy Group
Chris L. Kehl, is the Supervisor of Real Estate and Right of Way Management in the Underground Asset Management Group at Citizens Energy Group. He is responsible for many aspects of corporate real estate at Citizens, including acquisition for capital projects. Mr. Kehl is pursuing a degree in Business Administration from Indiana University and expects to graduate in December of 2018. Chris has worked in the Civil Engineering field for 19 years in various roles. Chris is also a licensed Real Estate Broker in Indiana.

Legislative Wrap up
Jason Lueking, Esq. will give a legislative wrap-up, discussing the results of current legislation and legal issues affecting the right of way industry before the 2018 session of the General Assembly.

Jason P. Lueking, Esq. - Law Firm of Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC

Jason P. Lueking is a member of the law firm of Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC following its merger with his former firm of Bamberger, Foreman, Oswald & Hahn, LLP. He practices in the areas of real estate, business and banking law. Mr. Lueking earned his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and his J.D. degree from Indiana University Maurer School of Law in Bloomington. He is a member of the American, Kentucky State and Indiana State bar associations. Mr. Lueking was the 2011 President of the Indiana Chapter of the International Right of Way Association and currently serves on the Board of Governors for the Indiana Land Title Association.