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RRV PREP Land Description Workshop - May 16, 2013

(Red River Valley Property Records Education Partners)

Fargo Holiday Inn
3803 13th Ave S
Fargo, ND 58103

This is a “hands on” interactive course for individuals that are required to interpret land descriptions with training provided by licensed land surveyors led by Land Surveyor, David Landecker licensed in Minnesota and North Dakota. David has a rich background in land surveying with over 30 years of experience in the land subdivision area. David has also been the Crow Wing County Surveyor and is currently employed at Ulteig where he manages Ulteig’s land survey teams in Minnesota and North Dakota. David also sits as a Governor appointed Land Surveyor on the Minnesota State Board of Architects, Engineers, Land Surveyors, Land Scape Architects, Geoscience & Interior Design (AELSLAGID).

Good descriptions are not easy to write or interpret as they must satisfy the land surveyor, lawyer, title insurer, adjoiners, government recording and tax entities and the owner. The objective of this workshop is to further your knowledge and understanding for interpreting land descriptions by enriching your ability to understand the basic foundational aspects, composition standards, description styles, technical definitions and types. Complicated descriptions and legal aspects are not part of this training. As part of this workshop you will be provided with a measuring scale, compass, protractor, pencil, calculator and paper to enrich your “hands on” experience.

April 25th, 2013 (space is limited so register early)

Click here to download the registration brochure.

If traveling southbound on I-29, take exit 64, hotel will be right in front of you. If traveling northbound on I-29, take exit 64. You will reach a 4-way stop light. Turn left, heading east for 1 block. Hotel is on your right.

RRV PREP Co-Chairs
Jewel Spies, Cass County Recorder (ND); Peggy Palmes, Market President, TRN Abstract and Title; Sue Cosgriff, President Red River Title Services, Inc. dba Cass County Abstract Co.; and Bonnie Rehder, Clay County Recorder (MN)


Time   Topic
8:00 - 8:30   Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 - 8:35   Welcome and Introductions
8:35 - 10:00   What does the Public Land Survey System and Surveying have to do with description writing?
10:00 - 10:15   Break - beverages
10:15 - 12:00   Terminology and fundamentals of descriptions
12:00 - 1:00   Lunch – Build your own chicken or burger buffet
1:00 - 2:30   Structure, types, composition and Metes and Boundsd>
2:30 - 2:45   Break – Chex mix and beverages
2:45 - 3:30   Metes and Bounds and Curves
3:30 - 4:00   Plats, Registered Land Surveys (RLS)
4:00 - 5:00   Everything you would like to ask a surveyor but were afraid to ask? Land Surveyor Panel Q & A