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Presenter: J Cole Helfrich

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

This seminar is closed or full.

Agenda:

Day One: Tuesday, September 22, 2020
11:00 am - 2:15 pm CDT (including a 15-min. break)

Working with Metes and Bounds Descriptions

   Basic land description concepts: distances, directions, circular curves,
      mathematical closure, state plane coordinates
   Reading a metes and bounds description
   Writing a description
   Drawing a description
   Software for mapping, drawing and locating described lands


Working with the U.S. Public Land Survey System (PLSS)

   PLSS basics: meridians, baselines, ranges, townships, sections
   Public Land Survey System (PLSS)
   Aliquot parts
   “Part of” descriptions
   Reading a PLSS description
   Writing a description
   Drawing a description
   Software/websites for mapping, drawing and locating described lands



Day Two: Wednesday, September 23, 2020
11:00 am - 2:15 pm CDT (including a 15-min. break)

Statutory Plats in Land Survey States

   Duties under Plat Act
   Certification and recording
   Affidavits and exceptions
   Reading and locating platted descriptions
   Writing a description
   Drawing a description
   Software/websites for mapping, drawing and locating described lands


Describing Rights to Access Land

   Private easements
   Utility rights-of-way
   Utility easements
   Public rights-of-way



Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.


Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.


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Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Certified Financial Planners
  • Engineers
  • Land Surveyors

Professional Engineers:
     6.0 PDHs

Land Surveyors:
     6.0 PDHs

Certified Planners:
     6 | CM



Continuing Education Credit Information

Individual courses for engineers and architects are not subject to pre-approval. HalfMoon Education does not apply for landscape courses in FL, NC, and NJ or land surveyor courses in FL, KS, NJ, TN and TX, unless expressly stated.

HalfMoon Education Certifying Entities
   American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (No. J885)
   International Code Council (No. 1232)
   Landscape Architect Continuing Education System
   American Institute of Certified Planners (APA)
   Boards of Engineering: Florida (No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland,
      New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina (No. S-0130), and North Dakota.
Course-by-Course Providers:
   Association of State Floodplain Managers
   American Planning Association/AICP

HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for engineers, architects, and landscape architects via its registration with the American Insti- tute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2), §69.6(i)(2), and §79-1.5(i)(2)).

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond to prompts, and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).

Speakers:

J Cole Helfrich

Craig R. Knoche & Associates, P.C.

Mr. Helfrich first picked up a plumb bob in 1971 for Webster & Associates. From tape-and- transit to GPS, mortgage surveys to shopping centers, he has his seal on well over a billion dollars of commercial, residential and institutional developments and transactions in 22 counties in Illinois. Mr. Helfrich has enjoyed working with countless prominent developers, attorneys and other professionals in the field and the office. His specialties include real estate law, boundaries and boundary law, easements, rights-of-way and other encumbrances and servitudes, statutory and common-law plats, ALTA surveys, topography, building and site layout, construction- and project-management as well as land development consulting. Mr. Helfrich is
a member of the National Society of Professional Surveyors and the Illinois Professional Land Surveyors Association. For the last 23 years he has been principal land surveyor with Craig R. Knoche & Associates, P.C. in Geneva, Illinois.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $299.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $299.00
Group Prices
3 or more people each: $199.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.