Local Government Roundtable - November 17, 2014 1:30-2:30pm

Meeting Information:

Local Government Roundtable

Monday, November 17, 2014


(866)640-4044 x722283


DWR’s Guidance on General Plan Amendments for Addressing Flood Risks

Briefing on Department of Water Resource’s (DWR) recently released Guidance on General Plan Amendments for Addressing Flood Risks. The Guidance was developed to assist cities and counties within the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley amend their general plans to address flood risk. To download a copy of the guidance document, along with supplemental materials, go to DWR’s website at www.water.ca.gov/localfloodriskplanning .

For the link to the presentation, please click here

Speakers: Allan Otto – DWR & Yung-Hsin Sun – MWH

Civic Spark

CivicSpark - the new Governor's Initative AmeriCorps program is still looking for candiates in Sacramento and San Joaquin Regions, if you have contacts or networks who might be itnerested in sharing this opportunity, please see attached file. If you would like to learn more about CivicSpark, please visit our website CivicSpark.lgc.org.  For the link to the job posting, please click here. Speaker: Kif Scheuer – LGC

Preliminary Discussion Draft Guidelines implementing SB 743

OPR extended the comment period on the Preliminary Discussion Draft of changes to the CEQA Guidelines implementing SB 743 to November 21. OPR will provide a brief update and summary of input to-date and discuss next steps in the process.

Speaker: Chris Calfee – OPR

Legislative Summary

OPR will provide a 10-minute overview of some of the key bills pertaining to local government that were signed into law in 2014. OPR will also provide information about accessing its in-depth legislative summary for the 2014 legislative session. 

Speaker: Siddharth Nag - OPR