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File #: 21-368    Version: 1
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Passed
File created: 4/26/2021 In control: City Council/Public Financing Authority
On agenda: 5/3/2021 Final action: 5/3/2021
Title: Consider positions on legislation pending before the State and Federal Legislature, as recommended by the Intergovernmental Relations Committee (IRC)
Attachments: 1. Att#1 Summary of Housing Bills, 2. Att#2 AB 115, 3. Att#3 AB 1401, 4. Att#4 SB 6, 5. Att#5 SB 9, 6. Att#6 SB 10, 7. Att#7 SB 15, 8. Att#8 SB 478, 9. Att#9 AB 602, 10. Att#10 SB 612, 11. Att#11 SB 555, 12. Att#12 SB 556, 13. Att#13 HR 5845
REQUEST FOR CITY COUNCIL ACTION

SUBMITTED TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

SUBMITTED BY: Oliver Chi, City Manager

PREPARED BY: Travis K. Hopkins, Assistant City Manager

Subject:
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Consider positions on legislation pending before the State and Federal Legislature, as recommended by the Intergovernmental Relations Committee (IRC)
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Statement of Issue:
On April 21, 2021, the Intergovernmental Relations Committee (IRC), comprised of Mayor Kim Carr and Council Member Mike Posey (with Mayor Pro Tem Tito Ortiz absent), discussed current State and Federal issues with relevance to Huntington Beach. Following discussion, the IRC chose to take positions on certain proposed legislation, which are presented to the City Council for consideration.

Financial Impact:
Not applicable.

Recommended Action:
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Approve one or more City positions on State legislation related specifically to housing issues:
A. Oppose AB 115 (Bloom)
B. Oppose AB 1401 (Friedman), unless amended
C. Oppose SB 6 (Caballero)
D. Oppose SB 9 (Atkins)
E. Oppose SB 10 (Weiner)
F. Support SB 15 (Portantino)
G. Oppose SB 478 (Weiner)
H. Oppose AB 602 (Grayson)

Approve one or more City positions on other State legislation:
A. Support SB 612 (Portantino)
B. Support SB 555 (McGuire)
C. Oppose SB 556 (Dodd)

Approve a City position on Federal legislation:
A. Watch H.R. 5845 (Lowenthal)
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Alternative Action(s):
Do not approve one or more recommended legislative positions and direct staff accordingly.

Analysis:
The IRC is recommending positions on State and Federal legislation, which are being presented to the City Council for approval:

State Housing Legislation:
A. OPPOSE AB 115 (Bloom): Planning and zoning: commercial zoning: housing development
AB 115 would require jurisdictions to allow for residential development in commercially zoned areas that are not adjacent to industrial use. These developments must set aside at least 20% of its units for affordable housing a...

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