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CM2017-105 SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTION IN 2017M City ofMEMORANDUM Chino Hills DATE: December 21, 2017 TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council FROM: Konradt Bartla-m, City Mana Ae RE: SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTION IN 2017 CM2017-105 In compliance with Administrative Policy 5.2 Section 3.2.7, Legislative Program, adopted by the City Council on June 14, 2016, it is the responsibility of the Legislative Committee to report to the City Council regarding any actions taken by the Committee. The following table is a summary of all actions taken for the 2017 Calendar year. Bill Description League City Status Letter Sent Position Position SB 35 Affordable Housing: Streamlined Oppose Oppose Signed 3/21/2017 (Wiener) Approval Process - Pre-empts local discretionary land use authority by making approvals of multi -family developments and accessory dwelling units (ADUs) that meet inadequate criteria, "ministerial" actions. SB 649 Wireless and Small Cell Oppose Oppose Vetoed 03/21/2017 (Hueso) Telecommunications Facilities - Veto Veto 09/20/2017 Unnecessarily and unconstitutionally strips local authority over public property and shuts out public input and local discretion by eliminating consideration of the aesthetic and environmental impacts of "small cells." SB 540 Workforce Housing Opportunity Zone Support Support Signed 03/21/2017 HOZ) - Streamlines the housing (Roth)W( approval process by having cities identify Workforce Housing Opportunity Zones and complete up -front planning focused on workforce and affordable housing in areas close to jobs, transit, and that conform to California's greenhouse gas reduction laws. December 21, 2017 Page Two CM2017-105 Bill Description League City Status Letter Position Position Sent SB 3 Blueprint for More Housing - Part of a Support Support Signed 3/23/2017 Blueprint package of bills (which included SB 2 for More and SB 540 above). This bill would put a Housing $3 billion general obligation bond on the November 2018 ballot to fund affordable housing and infill infrastructure projects. AB 1 Transportation Funding - Support Support Signed 03/30/2017 (Frazier) Comprehensive transportation proposal and SB 1 to address the $73 billion unmet funding (Beall) need for local streets and roads and $72 billion backlog to the State's Highway System. Letter to President's 2017 Budget Plans - The n/a n/a n/a 3/30/2017 Congress President's 2017 Budget Plan proposes Re: design cuts in domestic funding from programs of budget such as: HUD (including CDBG funding), proposal EPA funding; FEMA; economic that puts development grants, and COPS grants. cities first AB 199 Public Works: private residential Oppose Oppose Signed 4/04/2017 (Chu) projects - Eliminates residential as exemption from prevailing wage rates on introduced residential projects that have an January agreement with State or political 23, 2017 subdivision. AB 44 Workers' Compensation Medical Oppose Oppose Signed 4/17/2017 (Reyes) Treatment Approval Process -Aide survivors of the San Bernardino terrorist attack by removing roadblocks that keep workers who suffer job-related injuries from receiving treatment for PTSD and other disorders. Too broad of description of workplace violence --as written, could mean "yelling." AB 1250 Counties and Cities: Contracts for Oppose Oppose Amended 4/17/2017 (Jones- Personal Services - Effectively 9/15/17 Sawyer) eliminates almost all contracting services as for cities and counties. amended 4/7/17 December 21, 2017 Page Three CM2017-105 Bill Description League City Status Letter Position Position Sent AB 1350 Regional Housing Needs Assessment Oppose Oppose Amended 4/17/2017 (RHNA) Non -Compliance - Imposes (Friedman) 3/27/17 penalties on cities and counties that fail to meet one-third of their Regional Housing Needs Assessment (RHNA) allocations and would use the proceeds to fund a grant program for low-income housing projects in compliant cities and counties. AB 1397 Local Planning: Housing Element: Oppose Oppose Signed 4/17/2017 (Low) Inventory of Land for Residential (as Development - Revise the inventory of introduced land suitable for residential development 2/17/17) identified in a city's housing element to include vacant sites and sites that have "realistic and demonstrated potential" for redevelopment to meet a portion of the locality's housing need for a designated income level. AB 1414 Solar Energy Systems: Permits - Set Oppose Oppose Signed 4/17/2017 (Friedman) a hard cap on permitting fees for solar installations. Local building permit fees vary by jurisdiction due to issues such as the size and type of the solar installation, installations that require multiple on-site inspections until all building requirements are met, additional engineering costs required due to inadequate roof structures, and distance for inspector to travel to building sites. AB 1585 Planning and Zoning: Affordable Oppose Oppose Failed - . 4/17/2017 (Bloom) Housing: Single Application - 2Year Establish in every city and county an Dead affordable housing zoning board and (May be make other changes to approving acted affordable housing. This bill is scheduled upon in for hearing in the Assembly Housing and Jan Community Development Committee on 2018) April 19, 2017. AB 1479 Public Records: Supervisor of Oppose Oppose Vetoed 4/21/2017 (Bonta) Records: Fines - Places substantial burdens on local agencies by adding onerous, costly and unnecessary requirements in processing California Public Records Act (CPRA) requests. AB 1479 would mandate that every local agency assign a "Supervisor of Record" to review each public records act denial December 21, 2017 Page Four CM2017-105 prior to the final determination being issued. Additionally, the measure establishes new and costly punitive damages assessed to agencies above and beyond plaintiffs' attorney fees established in current law. " Bill Description League City Status Letter Position Position Sent SB 231 Local Government: Fees and Support Support Signed 8/14/2017 (Hertzberg Charges - Add Storm Water to the (as definition of "sewer' in the Proposition Amended 218 Omnibus Implementation Act. 4/19/17) Compliance with the State & Federal requirements is costly, with local governments facing annual funding shortfalls. Failure to comply with state and federal requirements can result in fines of up to $10,000 per containment per day. Options for cities to pay for this clean-up efforts are limited. SB 231 provides a needed tool to assist cities in complying with federal and state storm water clean-up requirements. SB 21 Law Enforcement. Agencies: Oppose Oppose Failed - 8/18/17 (Hill) (as Surveillance: Policies - This measure 2Year Amended would require a governing body, under Dead May 26, conditions compliant with the Brown Act, (May be 2017) to consider and approve a surveillance acted policy submitted by a local law upon in enforcement agency. It will also create a Jan private right action for individuals who 2018) suffer harm as a result of violations of an adopted policy. This legislation under protocol undermines any public safety benefit that might arise from law enforcement use of surveillance technology, as it places a wealth of information at the disposal of not just the citizens of the community, but the criminals that prey upon them. Also threatens cities with potentially open- ended liability. December 21, 2017 Page Five CM2017-105 Federal Limiting Local Authority Over Oppose Oppose n/a 11/09/17 Draft Bill Wireless Facilities - The draft bill that will limit local authority over wireless facilities. This draft bill will force local governments to lease out publically owned infrastructure, eliminate local environmental and design review, and the ability for local government agencies to negotiate fair leases or public benefits for the installation of "small cell' wireless equipment on taxpayer -funded property. It will also impose sharply reduced "shot clock" time limits for local governments to process potentially unlimited wireless facility applications of all sizes; limit the application process which could lead to safety, health or environmental impacts; and interfere with local governments management over their own property. If you have any questions or comments, please contact Cheryl Balz, City Clerk, at extension 2624. Thank you. KB:CB:LS:ssr