South Sacramento Habitat Conservation Plan (SSHCP) Hearing Set for August 8,2018
The SSHCP aims to streamline federal and state permitting processes for SSHCP-covered development and infrastructure projects while protecting habitat, open space and agricultural lands. It is led by a multi-jurisdiction collaboration that includes Sacramento County, the cities of Rancho Cordova and Galt, the Sacramento County Water Agency, the Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District, and the Capital SouthEast Connector Joint Powers Authority.
The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on August 8
at 5:30pm to consider adoption of the SSHCP. The hearing will take place at the County Administration Building in Sacramento, located at 700H Street, Suite 1450.
Information on Opportunity Zones
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 created
, which are economically-distressed communities where new investments, under certain conditions, may be eligible for preferential tax treatment. Opportunity Zones are designed to spur economic development by providing tax benefits to investors.
to use a new community investment tool and identify tracts that have been designated as Opportunity Zones and
for a list of other resources.
BIA Builder and Developer Council (BDC) News
The BIA recently held its Regional BDC with guest speaker Derek Minnema, Executive Director for the Capital SouthEast Connector JPA. The Capital SouthEast Connector has recently been ranked the #1 funding priority by the Sacramento Transportation Authority, received $20 million from the California Transportation Commission, and has unanimous project support at Federal, State, and Local levels.
Next week the BIA will hold its Sacramento County BDC will hold its meeting on
MacKay and Somps
with guest speaker Phil Serna, of the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors.
Senate Bill 1 (SB1) to Boost Sustainable Transportation Planning in North Lake Tahoe
A $600,000 grant from the state of California will help Placer County plan sustainable transportation improvements for the "Resort Triangle" area of North Lake Tahoe. The grant funds development of the new Resort Triangle Transportation Plan, intended to provide a vision and implementation plan for a cohesive, multi-modal transportation system within North Lake Tahoe's three main transportation corridors- State Routes 28, 89 and 267. Funding for the grant comes from the Sustainable Communities Grant Program, established with revenue from California's new gas tax measure, SB1.