Governor Releases 2018-19 Budget

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It appears that the original 2018-2019 Budget Summary posted yesterday included both 2018-19 budget information, but 2017-2018 information as well. As a result, the budget summary information sent to you yesterday was incorrect. Here is the...

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HCD Hosting Housing Package

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California's 15-bill housing package went into effect January 1, 2018. According to HCD: “The California Department of Housing and Community Development is hosting a dedicated page of the department's website, www.hcd.ca.gov as a one-stop...

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Climate Action Portal Map (CAP-Map)

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Join OPR and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to hear about a new resource for local governments. CARB developed the CAP-Map, an interactive web resource that is intended to help local governments learn more about other climate action p...

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APA California Launches CPAT Program

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APA California has launched a program to provide volunteer professional planning assistance to financially constrained municipalities and community groups throughout California and Baja California. Go here for more information and to apply....

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Current CEQA Guidelines Update

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The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research is pleased to announce the availability of the following documents related to the Guidelines Implementing the California Environmental Quality Act: A comprehensive package of proposed amendmen...

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APA California 2017 Legislative Update

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The 2017 Legislative Session ended on September 15th after a very busy year! APA California tracked over 250 planning-related bills and lobbied on many important bills, including the 15 measures in the Governor’s Housing Package and the “sma...

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APA California Completes First CPAT Project

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The Community Planning Assistance Team (CPAT) program is off and running, having completed its first project for the City of Kingsburg. The small agricultural community, just 24 miles south of Fresno on State Highway 99, applied to CPAT to help ...

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