(follow the links within the program below for more topical information)
Friday, May 4th
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM Registration Desk Open (Sundial Ball Room B)
7:45 AM - 8:45 AM Continental Breakfast (All meals and workshops are in Sundial Ballroom B)
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM Welcome – Les Baugh, Chairman, Shasta County Board of Supervisors
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM Planning for Healthy Communities (VIDEO).
9:45 AM -10:15AM Environmental Greenmailing - Presented by Eric Christen, CEO of Coalition For Fair Employment in Construction.
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM BREAK
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Tribal Consultation under AB 52: An overview, tips for compliance and changes in the CEQA initial study.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM US Environmental Protection Agency Superfund Program: Site Cleanup, Brownfields Revitalization, and Emergency Response Presented by Lily Tavassoli, Project Manager Iron Mountain Mine Superfund Cleanup Site, Region 9, San Francisco Office.
12:00AM - 1:00 PM BUFFET LUNCH (Sundial Ballroom B)
1:00 PM - 1:15 PM Welcome to Redding and Shasta County – Presented by Jake Mangas, President and CEO of the Greater Redding Chamber of Commerce.
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM 2017 “The Year of Housing" (VIDEO) A new look at the housing element of your general plan.
- SB35 - Fast tracking projects to meet regional “Fair Share” housing goals.
- AB1505 - New “Permanent Source” of funding for affordable housing.
- SB2 - New “Permanent Source” of funding for affordable housing.
- AB494 & SB229 – Easing the way for second units on residential lots.
- AB678, SB167 & AB1515 – Strengthening tools to fight NIMBY opposition to housing.
2:30 PM – 2:45 PM BREAK
2:45 PM – 4:15 PM Recreational Marijuana / Commercial Marijuana Manufacturing. This will be a panel discussion on the various trends and land use issues that are being seen across California.
4:15 PM – 4:30 PM Question & Answer Session – Announcements
5:00 PM Dinner and Night out on your own:
Saturday, May 5th
9:00 AM Depart Sheraton Hotel in tour bus
10:30 AM Downtown Redding Revitalization, Mall Roof Removal Project
11:30 AM Lunch at Maxwell’s
1:00 PM Shasta Dam Visitors Center
3:00 PM Sierra Pacific Industries Co-Generation Plant
Evening Reception 6:00 PM & Dinner at 7:00 PM at Turtle Bay Museum, Keynote Speech by Leticia Perez (VIDEO)