June 25, 2020
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Item 3 | Approval of Meeting Minutes
Item 4 | Council Members Update
Item 5 | Executive Director's Report
- Updates on COVID-19 activities
- Staffing updates
- Brief updates on other program activities
- Legislative Update (Sloane Viola, OPR Legislative Director)
Item 6 | Action Items: 2020 Grant Awards
Introduction: Advancing SGC’s Strategic Priorities through Investment programs. SGC staff will present award recommendations for four grant programs.
Transformative Climate Communities Program: Round 3 Implementation Grant Awards
Recommended Action: TCC Program Staff recommend that the Council award one (1) full Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) Program Round 3 Implementation Grant to the City of Oakland and two (2) partial awards to the City of Riverside and the City of Stockton as describedin this staff report.
Transformative Climate Communities Program: Round 3 Planning Grant Recommendations
Recommended Action: Staff recommend the Council award $600,000 of FY 2019-2020 GGRF funding to the top three (3) scoring proposals for the Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) Planning Grant Program.
Round 5 Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program: FY 2018-2019 Recommended Awards
Recommended Action: Staff recommend that the Council award up to $552,349,862 in cap-and-trade funding for the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Round 5 Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program to the 26 projects identified in in this report.
Climate Change Research Program Round 3 Recommended Awards
Recommended Action: Staff recommend the Council award $4,749,952.32 in Greenhouse Gas Reduction Funds (Fiscal Year 2019-2020) for Round 3 of the Climate Change Research Program to the six research proposals identified in the staff report.
Proposition 84 Wildfire Resiliency and Recovery Planning Grant Awards
Recommended Action: Staff recommend that the Council award $720,0000 in Proposition 84 Wildfire Resiliency and Recovery Planning Grants to provide planning support to four (4) communities affected by catastrophic wildfires in California in 2017, 2018, and 2019.
Item 7 | Public Comment (see notes below)
Item 8 | Meeting Adjournment
Public comment is an important part of every Council meeting, and this remote meeting is no exception. If you plan to comment on an agenda item, or on a matter not on the meeting agenda, please follow the instructions below.
To make public comment you will need to connect (online or by phone) to the meeting using Zoom (see instructions above).
To make a public comment during the Council meeting, please complete and submit this online form. Please submit a form for each agenda item on which you wish to comment. Please complete all fields in the form and submit it between 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. or at any time during the meeting. If you are unable to access the form, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or text/call 916-634-3359. When the public comment period opens for your item, the meeting chair will call on you in the order your comment was received by SGC Staff.
Important: In order to be able to unmute your microphone when the meeting chair calls on you, Staff will need to locate you within the Zoom webinar. To make that possible:
- If you are joining Zoom online, please ensure your screen name matches the name on your comment card exactly by entering the correct name as you join the meeting. It will be additionally helpful if you use the “raise hand” function in Zoom when called upon.
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