In this topical episode, your hosts examine what to do if marked or unmarked gravesites lie within the path of an infrastructure project…OR if George Washington slept beneath a cherry tree in the path. Along the way, they debate best Halloween costumes and candy, scariest movies, and worst ways to… There's MoreHalloween Special! Graveyard Relocations and Historic Sites Impacted by Right of Way Projects.
What is a relocation agent to do when it’s time to conduct an initial interview with the owner of a displaced business and then gets the dreaded letter of representation from counsel? My first reaction is to scream, but that does not get the job done.
Back in March of this year, I published an article about how relocation agents and agencies are increasingly met with the threat of legal action. That article argued that relocation agents and agencies are not the proper target of litigation.
t the heart of every business relocation is the inventory and review of all on site property. Central to the relocation process is analysis of whether the material found on site is personal property, or whether it can be considered a “fixture.” It makes the relocation agent’s job more difficult that the demarcation between personal property and fixtures is not a bright line.
Your hosts examine challenging relocations in infrastructure projects, the effects of fixtures on relocations as well as surprise movie endings and…oh, yeah, childhood fears! (Is anyone else afraid of being eaten by a shark in a back yard swimming pool? I didn’t think so.)
Kristen reveals her craziest encounters while clearing a right of way. Let’s just say there were lots of snakes, a strip club, cat hoarders, and uhmmmm….dogs which were not house trained. At all. See who would play your hosts in a movie and weigh in on the most pressing question… There's MoreCrazy Right of Way Encounters!
Eminent domain rock star Rob Thomas returns for part two of his interview. Topics include whether a ban on uranium mining constituted a taking, Snakes on a Plane, favorite eminent domain songs, and the value of blogging in your profession.