Here’s what happened at this week’s San Diego City Council and Committee hearings:
- City Council unanimously approved a change to the municipal code to eliminate minimum parking requirements for businesses located in transit priority areas and neighborhood-serving commercial areas. The Chamber was proud to support this item.
Here’s what happened at this week’s Board of Supervisor hearings:
- Supported the creation of an ordinance to eliminate discrimination against women. The Chief Administrative Officer and Office of Equity and Racial Justice will work on creating one that follows the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), which was adopted in 1979, and a gender equity strategy.
- Heard an update on the status of the San Diego Regional Decarbonization Framework.
- Supported a congressional bill to stop new offshore oil drilling in Southern California.
- Directed the Department of Parks and Recreation to work with outside agencies to keep regional lakes and reservoirs open.
Upcoming City Public Input Opportunities Reminders:
- December 14 is a month away, but mark your calendars for the street vending ordinance to come to City Council.
- The SANDAG Board of Directors will meet on November 19.
- The San Diego City Council will be in legislative recess from November 22-December 3.
For more on recent legislative updates and musings from our Policy & IBA teams, read the weekly Policy Update here.