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California’s Strategic Growth Council

California’s Strategic Growth Council (SGC) brings together agencies and departments within Business, Consumer Services and Housing, Transportation, Natural Resources, Health and Human Services, Food and Agriculture, and Environmental Protection, with the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research to coordinate activities that support sustainable communities emphasizing strong economies, social equity and environmental stewardship. For more information about the SGC, please visit the About page.

Announcements

The California Strategic Growth Council is holding four Public Workshops to receive public input on the Draft Guidelines for the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program Guidelines
October 21, 2014

Merced—Thursday, October 23, 2014
Oakland—Friday, October 24, 2014
Los Angeles—Monday, October 27, 2014
San Diego (via Satellite)—Monday, October 27, 2014
Sacramento—Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Space is limited please register through the link on the announcement. SGC will webcast and post a recording of the Los Angeles and Sacramento workshops to the SGC website shortly after the workshops.

SGC AHSC Public Workshop Notice - English Version

The California Strategic Growth Council announces availability of draft guidelines for Sustainable Communities Implementation Program
September 23, 2014

The Strategic Growth Council (SGC) has posted Preliminary Draft Guidelines for the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program and the Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program.

The draft guidelines for the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program can be found HERE.

The draft guidelines for the Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program can be found HERE.


Atlantic Author James Fallows Writes on California High Speed Rail
September 17, 2014

The Atlantic magazine national correspondent James Fallows is writing a series of blogs on the California High Speed Rail project. He has written 11 to date. They are here No. 1, No. 2, No. 3, No. 4, No. 5, No. 6, No. 7, No. 8, No. 9, No. 10, No. 11.

In this series Fallows frequently refers to the HSR Story Map coordinated by the Strategic Growth Council. You can read more about the Story map here. In preparation for this series, Fallows interviewed California High Speed Rail Commission Chair, Dan Richard, High Speed Rail Authority Director Jeff Morales, SGC Executive Director Mike McCoy and a number of other California interests. In addition he has published responses from many readers making this an interesting ongoing dialog which he plans to add to from time to time.


Next Council Meeting

December 11, 2014

*Meeting materials will be posted 10 days prior to the meeting.

Cal EPA Headquarters – Sierra Hearing Room
1001 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

1pm-4pm

The Strategic Growth Council (SGC) - Council Member Agencies and Departments
Office of Planning & Research | California Health and Human Services |California Natural Resources Agency | California State Transportation Agency
Business, Consumer Services, and Housing Agency |California Environmental Protection Agency | California Department of Food and Agriculture