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File #: 17-0735    Version: 1 Name: Conservation as a Way of Life
Type: CC- Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/25/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/15/2017 Final action:
Title: REPORT - LEGISLATION - “MAKING CONSERVATION A CALIFORNIA WAY OF LIFE” BACKGROUND: In May 2016, Governor Brown issued Executive Order B-37-16 requiring the development of a water conservation framework for California. In April 2017, the Governor released the final framework. AB 968 and AB 1654 (Rubio) were introduced to implement the water conservation framework while preserving local control of water resources. In April 2017, the Mayor signed a letter of support for both AB 1654 and AB 968. AB 968 was held in the Assembly; AB 1654 was passed to the Senate. On July 11, 2017, the Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee, chaired by Senator Hertzberg, passed stripped down versions of the bills with the intent to amend the bills with input from the Senate, Assembly, Brown Administration and stakeholder groups. At the Committee hearing, Senator Hertzberg requested stakeholders to submit comments on the Committee’s intent to develop legislation to implement the framework. RECOMME...
Sponsors: Water
Indexes: Not a Project
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Attachment 1, 3. Attachment 2, 4. Presentation