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File #: 22-654    Version: 1
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Passed
File created: 7/25/2022 In control: City Council/Public Financing Authority
On agenda: 8/2/2022 Final action: 8/2/2022
Title: Consider positions on local policy issues, as recommended by the Intergovernmental Relations Committee
Attachments: 1. Att 1 SONGS, 2. Att 2 Environment America, 3. Resolution No. 2022-53

SUBMITTED TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

SUBMITTED BY: Al Zelinka, City Manager

VIA: Travis K. Hopkins, Assistant City Manager

PREPARED BY: Catherine Jun, Assistant to the City Manager

Consider positions on local policy issues, as recommended by the Intergovernmental Relations Committee

Statement of Issue:
On July 20, 2022, the Intergovernmental Relations Committee (IRC), comprised of Mayor Barbara Delgleize, Mayor Pro Tem Mike Posey, and Council Member Dan Kalmick, discussed legislative items with relevance to Huntington Beach. Following discussion, the IRC chose to take positions on two policy issues, which are presented to the City Council for consideration.

Financial Impact:
Not Applicable

Recommended Action:
Consider one or more actions on the following policy issues proposed by the IRC:

A) Adopt Resolution No. 2022-53 - "A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Huntington Beach in Support of the Action for Spent Fuel Now Coalition" and/or;

B) Submit a Letter of Support for Environment America's Solar on Superstores Initiative.

Alternative Action(s):
Do not approve one or more recommended action, and direct staff accordingly.

On July 20, 2022, the IRC reviewed and discussed various legislative and regional issues with relevance to Huntington Beach policies and priorities, as defined by City Council. The following is a summary of the items the IRC took positions on and are presented to City Council for consideration:

1. ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 2022-XX - Action for Spent Fuel Now Coalition
Spent nuclear fuel continues to remain stored at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS), rather than being permanently relocated offsite. Action for Spent Fuel Now Coalition is comprised of local representatives, utilities, business organizations and community members that are encouraging the federal government to fulfill its obligation to...

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