|Dec. 16, 2016
Editor's NoteFor a PDF copy of the newsletter please visit the League's website. For more updates from the League, follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook.
Includes $2.2 Billion for Local Streets and RoadsAs the first order of business in the new legislative session, Sen. Jim Beall (D-San Jose) and Assembly Member Jim Frazier (D-Oakley) introduced similar transportation funding proposals. The bills introduced on Dec. 5 are SB 1 and AB 1 respectively and each generates approximately $6 billion annually, with about $2.25 billion going to local streets and roads.
Transportation, Senate, Assembly, Legislation California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA).
Financial Solutions for CA Cities
The California Business Incentives Gateway (CBIG) is the first online portal aimed at pairing businesses with economic incentives that state and local governments provide.
Deadline to submit is Friday, Jan. 6There is still time to submit a session proposal for the League of California Cities® 2017 Annual Conference & Expo, which will be held Sept. 13–15 in Sacramento. Jan. 6 is the deadline to submit session proposals.
Meetings and Events, Action Item California City Solutions. The Guide to Start and Grow Your Business in Santa Barbara was submitted in 2016 for the League Partners Award for Excellence in the City-Business Relations award category.
CA City Solutions, Helen Putnam, League Partners, Economic Development
Nominations due Jan. 11The Save California Streets Coalition’s nomination period for its annual Outstanding Local Streets and Roads Awards Program is currently open. Submissions should highlight a street infrastructure project or program that has demonstrated a significant improvement in your community’s street system. The coalition comprises a number of organizations including the League of California Cities® and the California State Association of Counties.
Action Item, Transportation, Meetings and Events, Public Works frequently asked questions document providing guidance on questions asked about groundwater sustainability agencies (GSAs). The 2014 SGMA requires the formation of GSAs in high- and medium-priority groundwater basins and subbasins by June 30, 2017.
Proposal Submissions Accepted through Jan. 16, Funding Released over 10 YearsVolkswagen Group of America has entered into a partial settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board. The outcome of this settlement has established a $2 billion Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) investment program over the next 10 years. Volkswagen has named the program Electrify America. Proposals are due by Jan. 16 and the draft investment plan will be drafted by Feb. 22, 2017.
Environmental Quality, Transportation
|1400 K Street ■ Sacramento, CA 95814 ■ (916) 658-8200
You can unsubscribe here: