Council Meeting Materials : December 17, 2019

December 17, 2019

1:00 p.m.

California Environmental Protection Agency | Sierra Hearing Room
1001 I Street | Sacramento, CA 95814

Item 3 | Approval of Meeting Minutes

Item 4 | Council Members Update

Item 5 | Council Member Item

Recognition of Bob Fisher for his ten years of service as a member of the California Strategic Growth Council.

Item 6 | Consent Calendar

Direct staff to prepare and release a request for proposals to solicit applications for planning grants in wildfire-affected communites, making approximately $750,000 in reappropriated Proposition 84 funds available to communities.

Item 7 | Executive Director's Report

  • Organizational updates
  • Updates on strategic planning activities for 2020
  • Updated on funding alignment exercise

Item 8 | Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program Awards


Approve the staff recommendation to award $56,896,857 in FY 18-19 funds to support thirty-one agricultural easements and six planning grants through Round 5 of the Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program.

Item 9 | High Speed Rail Authority Update

Item 10 | Regions Rise Together

Item 11 | Public Comment

Item 12 | Meeting Adjournment

Meeting Information

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