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CM2018-049 MONTHLY SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONDATE: July 19, 2018 MEMORANDUM TO: Honorable Mayor and City Cou cil FROM: Konradt Bartlam, City Manage RE: MONTHLY SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTION CM2018-049 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 for the period ended June 30, 2018. Date Action taken Comments 06-11-2018 State Route (SR) 71/91 Riverside County Transportation Interchange Improvement Commission's (RCTC) 2018 Solutions for Project Letter of Support to Congested Corridors Program (SCCP) grant DOT Secretary Chao application for the State Route (SR) -71/91 Interchange Improvement Project in the City of Corona, Riverside County, near the border of Orange and San Bernardino counties. This project is significant due to the safety, air quality, and economic development benefits it will bring to the region and the State. 06-19-2018 AB 2495 (Mayes). Prosecuting This bill would undermine the ability of cities to Attorneys: Charging recover appropriate local costs when they Defendants for the expend resources to protect their citizens from Prosecution Costs of Criminal slumlords and others who refuse to address Violations of Local Ordinances code violations. City budgets are limited, Notice of Opposition especially in recessions, and without the (as Amended 06/07/18) possibility of cost recovery, cannot and will not enforce important housing and other laws, at least as much as they otherwise would. Criminal enforcement can be necessary when seeking to compel compliance from recalcitrant and property owners who can delay, dodge and use their resources to drive up costs to the city. July 19, 2018 Page Two CM2O18-049 06-26-2018 SB 765 (Wiener). Planning and SB 765 as amended will allow projects with Zoning: Streamlined Approval 50% moderate -income units to use the SB 35 Process streamlining without requiring the project to Opposed Unless Amended (as include any low-income units or deed Amended 06/18/18) restrictions in many areas where some affordability is now required. Affordability, covenants and deed restrictions should be added to 50% moderate- income projects. Adds Moderate -Income Housing To Streamlining Provisions Of SB 35 Without Affordability Requirements; Streamlines Housing And Commercial Portions Of A Mixed -Use Project; Adds Vague Intent Language Within Statutory Language; Adds Subdivision Map Act Provisions To SB 35; Adds New Term "Original Submittal" Rather Than Using Complete Application; And Combines Density Bonus Law With SB 35 But Lowers Affordability. 06-26-2018 SB 828 (Wiener) Regional SB 828 would alter the process in a manner Housing Needs Allocation. that would make it extremely difficult for Opposed Unless Amended (as jurisdictions to comply. Jurisdictions that fail to Amended 05/25/18) identify enough adequate sites to accommodate their housing need will be unable to receive a certified housing element from the Department of Housing and Community Development. Without a certified housing element, cities will not have access to state funding that would help fund much needed affordable housing construction. SB 828 should be amended to help cities meet existing requirements, not make it more difficult. If you have any questions, please contact Cheryl Balz, City Clerk, at extension 2624. KB:CB:LS:mh