The California Department of Housing and Community Development recently announced the SB 2 Planning Grants Technical Assistance Accelerating Housing Production webpage, with new resources, tools and a statewide peer-to-peer sharing map to help cities apply for the $123 million in SB 2 Planning Grants.
Lisa Middleton is a member of the Palm Springs City Council and was recently appointed by Governor Newsom to the Board of Administrators of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS). She wrote this
op-ed in the Desert Sunabout the future of CalPERS’ financial obligations.
How can a city shift its power supply to clean energy, create jobs, complete projects on its deferred maintenance list and improve its bond rating — without raising taxes or local water and sewer utility rates? Two small cities offer a model.