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Indiana Chapter 10
February Meeting
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Appraisers Role on Right of Way Projects and Legislative Review 2019
February 21st, 2019
Date: February 21st 2019

Cost: $35.00 per person

9:30am Board Mtg.
11:00am Registration
11:30am Lunch
12:30pm Program

Fort Harrison State Park Inn
(NOTE: Not the Garrison)
5830 N. Post Road
Indpls., IN 46216
Phone: 317-638-6000

Reservations: Contact - John Alexander, SR/WA
2/15/2019 Phone: 317-826-7112,
This year's Legislative Review program will be presented by Mr. Jason Lueking, Esq., and Mr. Chris Wischer, Esq. They will discuss legislative matters effecting the right of way profession.

We will also have a presentation on the Appraisers Role on Right of Way Projects This program will be presented by Mr. Mike Hazeltine & Mr. Don McKee.

Please mark your calendar and make plans to attend this meeting.

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.

Christopher C. Wischer, Esq. Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC

Christopher C. Wischer concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial real estate, local government and right of way acquisition. Chris advises clients in all aspects of commercial real estate development, including real estate acquisition, due diligence, zoning and land use, title insurance, environmental review, and like-kind exchanges. In addition, he has extensive experience representing local government units in the area, including town councils and boards, storm water boards, historic preservation commissions, redevelopment commissions, sewer districts, plan commissions and boards of zoning appeals. Chris's blend of real estate and local government expertise has proven particularly useful with regards to his efficient and timely handling of right of way acquisition projects for government units, public utilities and railroads. Chris is also licensed to practice law in the state of Kentucky and is a licensed title insurance agent in both Indiana and Kentucky.

Jason and Chris will be giving us an update on current legislation and legal issues affecting the right of way industry.

The appraisal portion of the meeting will include the definition and uses of eminent domain appraisals and a discussion of the different types of reports and overall role of the appraiser in the eminent domain process. The presentation will also include an in-depth discussion of severance damages including examples of damages to agricultural, residential and commercial properties.

Mike Hazeltine began his appraising career in 1991 as a staff appraiser with the land acquisition division of the Indiana Department of Transportation, where he spent nine years appraising and reviewing multiple types of property across the State of Indiana and, during the last two years of his tenure, was supervisor in the appraisal section and was INDOT's appraisal liaison with the Attorney General's office for condemnation cases. In addition to appraising, Mike spent an additional four years as a project manager in the Contracts and Construction Division of INDOT and worked on projects that included two new bridges across the Ohio River, the State Road 641 bypass project in Terre Haute and added travel lanes on I-80/94 in Lake County.
For the past 20 years, Mike has been owner of Hazeltine & Associates, Inc. and has been an independent right-of-way appraisal and management consultant for agencies and engineering firms requiring land acquisition services with assignments ranging from simple acquisitions to major acquisitions with severance damage and the projects primarily including roads, bridges, trails and utility corridors.

Don McKee is an Indianapolis fee appraiser who holds designations from the International Right of Way Association, the Appraisal Institute and the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers. He specializes in the valuation of property rights for right of way projects and has served as a past president of IRWA Indiana Chapter 10.

Appraisers Role on Right of Way Projects
Legislative Review