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Annual Conference February 27 and 28, 2014
Holiday Inn Sacramento Capitol Plaza

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Thursday, February 27, 2014

9:00-9:10 AM
WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS

9:10 –10:45 AM
MEMBER ROUND TABLE – 1 SPOKESPERSON/COUNTY, HIGHLIGHT UNIQUE ISSUE TO SHARE OR TOPIC YOU NEED HELP WITH; 3 MINUTES PER COUNTY

10:45-11:00 AM
BREAK

11:00-12:30 PM
DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION (DOC) WORKING GROUPS REPORTS – Mark Nechodom, Department of Conservation Director Overview of Issues (Governor’s Priorities, Solar, Fracking, High Speed Rail, etc.) - Nechodom will briefly update the group on policy direction and expectations for the coming year, focusing on Solar, hydraulic fracturing and other well stimulation techniques, High Speed Rail, farmland protection and mitigation.

(11:15-11:45)
Kim Prillhart, John Parrish, State Geologist and Acting Assistant Director of OMR, Mark Nechodom - review of OMR internal audit and what changes in business practices in OMR that CCPDA might expect in the coming couple of years.

(11:45-12:15)
Tim Snellings, John Lowrie, Mark Nechodom - review of CCPDA Land Conservation Act Survey, current issues, AB 823 and other potential legislation affecting farmland protection, and broader discussion of better strategies for protecting not just farmland, but the agricultural economy and infrastructure on which the state depends.

(12:15-12:30)
Wrap up by Mark and discussion of next steps

12:30-1:15 PM
LUNCH

1:15-1:45 PM
SB 375 IMPLEMENTATION AND HOUSING – ANN CABALLERO, SECRETARY, BUSINESS CONSUMER AND HOUSING AGENCY

1:45 – 2:15 PM
CSAC AND RCRC UPDATE – CSAC AND RCRC STAFF

2:15 – 2:30 PM
BREAK

2:30 – 3:00 PM
MEMBER ROUND TABLE CONTINUED – POSSBILE FOCUSED DISCUSSION ON TOPIC FROM MORNING SESSION

3:00 – 4:30 PM
BILL ABBOTT’S ANNUAL LAND USE LAW UPDATE

5:00 PM
HOSTED RECEPTION

 

Friday, February 28, 2014

8:00 – 9:00 AM

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING

9:15 – 9:45 AM
ASSOCIATION BUSINESS: FINANCIAL REPORT, ELECTION OF OFFICERS, WORKING COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS, FEEDBACK ON NOVEMBER 7 NETWORKING EVENT, PRESENTATION OF MEMBER PLAQUES, PLANNER BEST PRACTICES AWARDS

9:45 – 11:45 AM <updated 2014-02-26>
GOVERNER’S OFFICE OF PLANNING AND RESEARCH (OPR)

(9:45 am)
Scott Morgan, OPR Deputy Director & State Clearinghouse Director- Overview of Key 2014 Planning Issues & OPR/SGC 2014

(10:00 am)
Debbie Davis, Rural Affairs Liaison, Drought Information

(10:30 am)
Chris Calfee, Senior Counsel - CEQA Guidelines Update

(10:40 am)
Seth Litchney, General Plan Guidelines Project Manager – General Plan Guidelines Update

(11:10 am)
Holly Roberson, Community Engagement and Land Use Specialist - Planning for Military Land Use Compatibility and Renewable Energy Development

(11:20 am)
Louise Bedsworth, OPR Deputy Director - Environmental Goals and Policy Report

(11:30 am)
All - Facilitated Q&A

11:45 – 12:00 PM
RAFFLE FOR REGIONAL PRIZES – MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN

12:00 PM
ADJOURN

 

 

Note:  Coffee & tea service each morning, buffet lunch on Thursday.