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File #: 19-0097    Version: 1
Type: Consent - Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council Regular Meeting
On agenda: 3/19/2019 Final action:
Title: Consideration to Approve the Annual Progress Report for 2018 and Years 2013-2017 as Required by the California Department of Housing and Community Development (Community Development Director McIntosh). APPROVE ANNUAL PROGRESS REPORTS
Attachments: 1. 2018 Annual Progress Report, 2. 2013-2017 Annual Progress Reports
TO:
Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

THROUGH:
Bruce Moe, City Manager

FROM:
Anne McIntosh, Community Development Director
Laurie Jester, Planning Manager
Jason Masters, Assistant Planner

SUBJECT:Title
Consideration to Approve the Annual Progress Report for 2018 and Years 2013-2017 as Required by the California Department of Housing and Community Development (Community Development Director McIntosh).
APPROVE ANNUAL PROGRESS REPORTS
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Recommended Action
RECOMMENDATION:
Staff recommends that the City Council consider and approve the Housing Element Annual Progress Report (APR) for calendar year 2018, and years 2013-2017 and direct staff to file the reports with the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) and the State of California Office of Planning and Research (OPR).
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FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
No fiscal implications are associated with the recommended action. By filing the Reports with HCD and OPR, the City will be in compliance with Government Code Section 65400 and eligible for housing related grants through HCD.

BACKGROUND:
Government Code Section 65400 requires that every city prepare a Housing Element APR. Prior to filing the report with HCD and OPR by April 1 of each year, the report must be approved by the City Council at a public meeting where members of the public can provide oral testimony and written comments. The State uses the information submitted by the City to identify statewide trends in the land use decision-making process, and to determine how local planning and development activities relate to statewide planning goals and policies, including housing needs.


DISCUSSION:
On February 4, 2014, the City Council adopted the current 2013-2021 General Plan Housing Element, and subsequently, it was certified by HCD. As described above, after the Housing Element has been certified, the City is required to file an APR with HCD and OPR, ho...

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