APA California Newsletter 18-Jul-11

The American Planning Association, California Chapter, is looking for qualified candidates from our membership to run for Chapter Board of Directors positions.
Author: Lauren Silva
Release Date: Thursday 14-Jul-11 4:00 PM
The American Planning Association, California Chapter, is looking for qualified candidates from our membership to run for Chapter Board of Directors positions. The following positions are open during this election cycle: President-Elect (This position serves as Chapter President-Elect for one year, Chapter President for two years, and Past Chapter President for one year) Vice President for Administration Vice President for Public Information Individuals seeking to run for the President Elect… [More Info]
Posted by: Lauren Silva

On June 29, 2011, the Governor signed AB X1 26 and AB X1 27. The bills took effect immediately upon the Governor’s signature.
Author: Lauren Silva
Release Date: Thursday 30-Jun-11 12:00 PM
AB X1 26 legislates that redevelopment agencies are now prohibited from taking a number of actions, including incurring indebtedness, making loans, entering into or modifying contracts, and adopting or amending redevelopment plans. Redevelopment agencies are now also subject to a number of responsibilities, including preserving all assets, minimizing all liabilities, and preserving all records. Redevelopment agencies that do not comply with the provisions of AB X1 27 will be dissolved as of… [More Info]
Posted by: Lauren Silva

LEGISLATURE PASSES REDEVELOPMENT ELIMINATION MEASURES – FATE UNCERTAIN AS GOVERNOR REVIEWS BUDGET PACKAGE ON HIS DESK
Author: Lauren Silva
Release Date: Thursday 16-Jun-11 6:00 PM
LEGISLATURE PASSES REDEVELOPMENT ELIMINATION MEASURES – FATE UNCERTAIN AS GOVERNOR REVIEWS BUDGET PACKAGE ON HIS DESK Yesterday, the Senate and Assembly passed a budget package by majority vote. Today, the Governor vetoed two of the largest budget measures. However, two key redevelopment bills that also passed yesterday with the budget package remain on the Governor’s desk in limbo. Those two bills would effectively eliminate existing redevelopment agencies. The Governor has… [More Info]
Posted by: Lauren Silva

11th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference
Author: Lauren Silva
Release Date: Wednesday 15-Jun-11 5:00 PM
The American Planning Association, California Chapter, is a Co-Sponsor for the 11th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference. The conference will focus on economic, environmental, and social challenges and demonstrate ways for smart growth solutions. The conference will span three full days with optional pre-conference events scheduled for Wednesday, February 1st and Sunday February 5th. The main program will kick off on Thursday morning, February 2, and continue through Saturday… [More Info]
Posted by: Lauren Silva

Cal-Adapt Web Climate Change Adaptation Tool Demonstration
Author: Lauren Silva
Release Date: Monday 6-Jun-11 5:00 PM
Cal-Adapt Web Tool Demonstration On behalf of Secretary for Natural Resources John Laird, you are invited to participate in the Cal-Adapt web tool launch. Please join Secretary Laird and the creators of the tool for an informative discussion and demonstration via WebEx. Cal-Adapt is a web-based climate change adaptation information tool that will enable city and county planners, government agencies, and the public to identify potential climate change risks in specific… [More Info]
Posted by: Lauren Silva

APA CA Legislative Update May/June 2011
Author: Lauren Silva
Release Date: Friday 20-May-11 2:00 PM
Governor Brown released his May Revision for the 2011-12 State Budget, announcing that the state will receive over $6 billion more in additional state revenues than expected. Although that is good news, it still leaves approximately $10 billion more that needs to be found to balance the budget. Click to Read: APA CA Legislative Update May/June 2011
Posted by: Lauren Silva
Jobs for 18-Jun-11 to 18-Jul-11

Director of Planning and Development –new
Company: County of Santa Clara, CA
Date Activated: Thursday 14-Jul-11 0:00 AM
Santa Clara County (population 1.7 million) is located at the southern end of the San Francisco Bay and is known worldwide as the… [More Info]
Posted by: Amanda Sanders

Director of Community Development –new
Company: City of Stockton
Date Activated: Wednesday 13-Jul-11 0:00 AM
CITY OF STOCKTON DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Located in California’s great Central Valley, Stockton offers an excellent… [More Info]
Posted by: Paul Kimura

Planner
Company: San Mateo County Transit District
Date Activated: Saturday 9-Jul-11 0:00 AM
PLANNER $1,200 – $1,801 per week ($62.451 – $93,676 estimated annual) The San Mateo County Transit District serves… [More Info]
Posted by: Nicole Miller

Director of Community and Economic Development
Company: Bob Murray & Associates
Date Activated: Friday 8-Jul-11 0:00 AM
The City of Concord, California (population 122,000) is located 29 miles east of San Francisco, adjacent to beautiful Mt. Diablo. The City… [More Info]
Posted by: Amanda Sanders

Assistant/Associate Planner
Company: County of Nevada, CA
Date Activated: Thursday 7-Jul-11 0:00 AM
Assistant/Associate Planner County of Nevada, CA (Position Revenue Contingent) Assistant Planner $4,521 – $5,519 per month; Associate… [More Info]
Posted by: Jan Herwitz

Environmental Planner
Company: Ecology and Environment, Inc
Date Activated: Wednesday 6-Jul-11 0:00 AM
Ecology and Environment, Inc. is a fully integrated environmental consulting firm whose underlying philosophy is its worldwide commitment… [More Info]
Posted by: Tara Dennis

Project Manager
Company: Ecology and Environment, Inc
Date Activated: Wednesday 6-Jul-11 0:00 AM
Environmental Project Manager: Ecology and Environment, Inc. is a fully integrated environmental consulting firm whose underlying… [More Info]
Posted by: Tara Dennis

Community and Economic Development Administrator
Company: City of Morgan Hill
Date Activated: Thursday 7-Jul-11 0:00 AM
The City of Morgan Hill (pop. 40,246) is recruiting for the position of Community and Economic Development Administrator. Reporting to… [More Info]
Posted by: Michelle Katsuyoshi

Assistant Planner
Company: City of Vista
Date Activated: Thursday 7-Jul-11 0:00 AM
City of Vista – Employment Opportunity ASSISTANT PLANNER SALARY: Between $4,728 – $5,745 per month. FINAL FILING DATE: Monday, July… [More Info]
Posted by: Daniel Alvarado

PLANNER II and PLANNER III
Company: San Luis Obispo County
Date Activated: Thursday 30-Jun-11 0:00 AM
Planner II and III II: $4,567 – $5,551/mo III: $5,087 – $6,184 Final Filing Date: 07-28-11 The County of San Luis Obispo Planning and… [More Info]
Posted by: SLO County Human Resources

Senior Planner
Company: City of Albany
Date Activated: Thursday 30-Jun-11 0:00 AM
(The deadline to apply is July 20, 2011 at 5:00 p.m.) The City of Albany is approximately one square mile in size with a Census… [More Info]
Posted by: Jeff Bond

P&P Transportation Planner
Company: San Francisco County Transportation Authority
Date Activated: Thursday 30-Jun-11 0:00 AM
The Transportation Planner Series-Policy & Programming Division includes three levels of professional Transportation Planners who perform… [More Info]
Posted by: Cynthia Fong