CASA Compact explained to League of California Cities 1/9/2019

Representatives from ABAG / MTC present the “Casa Compact” to skeptical local officials attending the League of California Cities meeting in the North Bay. The Q and A following the presentation drew sharp criticism over Sacramento “one size fits all” planning as currently proposed in Senator Wieners SB50 in the 2019 legislative session. The CASA compact is a series of proposals that will result in 1.5 BILLION dollars in new taxation and redistribute the majority to builders in the large population cities of San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose. It is not surprising that almost all of the remaining 101 cities, especially the smallest recognize that they will not only lose the power to manage local land use according to their needs, they will also lose the revenue to create new housing and infrastructure…

 


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