Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) Program

On September 14, 2016, Governor Brown signed AB 2722, which creates the Transformative Climate Communities Program, a grant program administered by the Strategic Growth Council, for broad-based greenhouse gas emission reduction projects that provide local economic, environmental and health benefits to disadvantaged communities.

Proposed Rulemaking

The Strategic Growth Council invited review of the first phase of Guidelines implementing Assembly Bill 2722 (Burke, 2016).  This proposed action wass the first of several to implement the Program.  Specifically, this action specifies a portion of total program funds for applications from specific geographic locations. 

The Council will establish program guidelines and selection criteria in a future rulemaking.

The following documents describe the Proposed Action:

Public Hearing

The Council conducted a public hearing on the proposal on November 7, 2016, in the City of Fresno.  Details on the hearing and a video are posted below for review.

Final Rulemaking Documents for Council Adoption

Comments were received by November 7, 2016, both at the public hearing and, at The following documents are the proposed rulemaking documents to be submitted to the Office of Administrative Law upon Council approval.