|June 30, 2017
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Assembly Local Government Committee Passes Bill that Limits Local Discretion, Revenues and Public Benefits
Cities Urged to Oppose LegislationSan José Mayor Sam Liccardo led a delegation of mayors and council members who joined local government advocates and others in the Assembly Local Government Committee hearing room on Wednesday afternoon to oppose SB 649 (Hueso). The committee passed SB 649 on a 6-1 vote.
Hot Bills, Legislation, Action Item, Telecommuncations
SB 540 Now Moves to Assembly Natural Resources CommitteeThe Assembly Local Government Committee on June 28 unanimously passed League-sponsored SB 540 (Roth). This bill provides a way to streamline the housing approval process and leads to more housing production, particularly in areas near jobs and transit. Importantly, SB 540 protects public input and environmental review while providing certainty to the development community.
Hot Bills, Legislation, Action Item, Housing, Affordable Housing
Environmental Quality, Legislation
Legislation, Hot Bills, Meetings and Events, Legislative Hearings
League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues $96.1 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for Community Hospital in MontereySome 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
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