The Assessor’s Cadastre – Richard Norejko – 16 CEH **Tues & Wed**

Day one topic- History of Land Ownership within the United States

Day one breakdown of topics to be discussed; Native American vs European philosophy of land ownership, colonial land descriptions, the cultural and political history of the PLSS, the history of Colorado’s Principal

Meridians, the effect of squatting in Colorado, the influence of the railroads in Colorado’s PLSS. 

Note: I usually give this day’s lecture dressed in authentic colonial attire. 

Day two topic- Fundamental Interpretation of Legal Instruments 

Day two- Estates in land and the development of the deed as a legal instrument to exchange property, the reason we have a recorder’s office and ideas to improve the flow of information to the assessment office, breaking down other legal instruments regarding transfers of rights and the proper interpretation of them.


Instructor: Richard Norejko

  • Tuesday All Day Session
    August 27, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday All Day Session
    August 28, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Venue Phone: 1-800-525-2253

Venue Website:

620 Village Road, Breckenridge, Colorado, 80424, United States


Individuals can make reservations at any time by calling: 1-800-525-2253 and referencing “CATA 2019” – OR – a member can register online here.

In order to receive discounted group rates, please make your reservations prior to July 27, 2019.

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