CSAC Bulletin Article

Housing, Land Use and Transportation

SB 879 (Cox) – Support
As Amended on August 2, 2010

Senate Bill 879, by Senator Dave Cox, would align existing design-build statutes for cities and counties and extend the sunset until July 1, 2014. 

The measure was passed out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee by a unanimous vote and now awaits action by the entire Assembly.

SB 1174 (Wolk) – Oppose
As Amended on June 24, 2010

Senate Bill 1174, by Senator Lois Wolk, would create the Future Sustainable Communities Pilot Program. Cities and counties with a disadvantaged community inside or near its boundaries would be eligible to apply to the Strategic Growth Council (SGC) for a Proposition 84 disadvantaged community set-aside planning grant (the total funding pot is equal to approximately $12 million over three cycles). 

SB 1174 was held in the Assembly Appropriations Committee and is no longer moving through the legislative process.

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