Nuisance Abatement Conference

Join us for the 2019 Nuisance Abatement Conference, which will be held May 15 in Coralville. The day-long conference features a variety of sessions aimed to provide assistance on nuisance property issues and ways cities can improve neighborhoods.

Event Location
Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
300 East 9th St.
Coralville, IA 52241
Opening General Session (10-10:50 am)
The conference will begin with an introduction to successfully managing nuisance abatement, including a facilitated discussion on state programs that can provide assistance.
Concurrent Workshops – Morning Session (11 am – noon)
  • Nuisance abatement catch-all (morning)
  • Developing a Nuisance Abatement Checklist (and then doing it!)
  • How COGs can assist in local efforts
Lunch (Noon – 1 pm)
Concurrent Workshops – Afternoon Session (1-2 pm)
  • Nuisance abatement catch-all (afternoon)
  • Dealing with abandoned and derelict properties
  • Revitalizing neighborhoods, one house at a time
Closing General Session (2:10-3 pm)
We will close the conference by looking at how cities can proactively work with residents to improve the community, highlighted by public art installations and ways to build a more positive image.

Registration for the conference is $75, which includes lunch.