|March 10, 2017
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Next Hearing in is the Senate Appropriations CommitteeSen. Jim Beall’s (D-San Jose) SB 1 cleared another hurdle on March 8, passing out of its third of three policy committees. The measure generates an additional $6 billion annually for California’s local and state transportation network and is supported by the Fix Our Roads Coalition, of which the League is a founding member.
Legislation, Hot Bills, Meetings and Events, Legislative Hearings, Transportation, Public Works
Cities Encouraged to Support Measure Focused on Addressing Local Financing Gaps for TOD, Affordable Housing and Facilities within a Disadvantaged CommunityDespite all the state’s focus on infill development and greenhouse gas reduction, the sobering reality is that — absent sufficient resources to address financing gaps — many desirable projects fail to pencil-out. Such missed opportunities will frustrate the state’s efforts to achieve its greenhouse gas reduction goals.
Legislation, Housing, Affordable Housing, Infrastructure Financing Districts, Economic Development
Legislative Hearings, Meetings and Events, Legislation
Board, League Policy, Environmental Quality
Webinar Scheduled for March 21 on Employment Considerations of Proposition 64 — Adult Use of Marijuana Act
Register by Thursday, March 16The League of California Cities®’ Personnel and Employee Relations Department is hosting a webinar to inform cities of the employment challenges of Proposition 64. Scheduled March 21 from 2–3 p.m., the webinar is free for League members and League partners. Non-member cities may register for $100.
Meetings and Events, Public Safety, Marijuana Regulation
Financial Solutions for CA Cities, Economic Development
League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues $161.6 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for Affordable Housing in Newport BeachSome of the most significant benefits of League membership for cities since 1988 have flowed from the League’s co-sponsorship of the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA).
Financial Solutions for CA CIties
California City Solutions. The Fort Bragg Coastal Restoration & Trail Project was submitted in 2016 for the Planning and Environmental Quality award category.
CA Cities Advocate, Helen Putnam, Environmental Quality, Economic Development
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