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File #: 2022-2010   
Type: Council Referral
Body: City Council
On agenda: 6/7/2022
Title: Consider Supporting Assembly Bill 1445. (Councilmember Herrera Spencer) [Not heard on May 17, 2022]

Consider Supporting Assembly Bill 1445. (Councilmember Herrera Spencer) [Not heard on May 17, 2022]



The Council can take any of the following actions:
1) Take no action.
2) Refer the matter to staff to schedule as a future City Council agenda item. Concurrence that staff time will be devoted to the item does not signify approval.
3) Take dispositive action only on time sensitive legislative matters if sufficiently noticed such that the public and Council have been provided sufficient information by the published agenda, and no formal published notice of a public hearing is required.

Name of Councilmember(s) requesting referral: Councilmember Herrera Spencer

Date of submission to City Clerk (must be submitted before 5:00 p.m. on the Monday two weeks before the Council meeting requested): May 2, 2022

Council Meeting date: May 17, 2022

Brief description of the subject to be printed on the agenda, sufficient to inform the City Council and public of the nature of the referral:

Request Council support Assembly Bill 1445

"The Planning and Zoning Law requires each county and city to adopt a comprehensive, long-term general plan for the physical development of the county or city, and specified land outside its boundaries, that includes, among other mandatory elements, a housing element.. Existing law requires that the final regional housing plan adopted by a council of governments, or a delegate subregion, as applicable, be based on a methodology that includes specified factors, and similarly requires that the department take into consideration specified factors in distributing regional housing need, as provided.

Commencing January 1, 2025, this bill [AB 1445] would require that a council of governments, a delegate subregion, or the department, as applicable, additionally consider among these factors emergency evacuation route capacity, wildfire risk, sea level rise, and other impacts caused by climate change."

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