The Jurupa Valley City Council has identified the following legislative priorities for both State and Federal levels of government. These priorities serve to provide policy direction for implementation by the City Manager. Periodic amendments are made as needed, with more extensive updates every year or alternating years.
Legislation that strengthens local control and decision-making on land use and zoning.
Reformation of housing element law that provides clear processes and flexibility to accommodate regional cooperation. Establishment of realistic housing goals and performance standards.
Economic development initiatives that improve California’s business climate and competitiveness.
Tools and incentives that address the workforce development equity and job retention issue facing the Inland Empire.
Legislation that increases financial assistance to local governments, non-profit housing organizations and public/private partnerships to provide affordable, transitional, supported, and emergency housing to seniors and people with special needs, including people who are homeless or are at risk of experiencing homelessness.
Legislation that provides funding and resources to prevent homelessness and that supports people who are experiencing homelessness.
Legislation that limits local authority to provide a transparent development process and adequately mitigate environmental impacts to the community.
Hazardous Materials Transportation, Storage, Safety and Transparency–Assembly Bill (AB) 777
Would require any person, including state agencies, transporting or storing hazardous materials, of a substantial quantity, anywhere in California, to notify the local city and/or county legislative body.
Community Assistance, Recovery, and Empowerment (CARE) Court Program–Senate Bill (SB) 1338
Develop additional legislation to build upon SB 1338.