Meeting Notes – Land Use and Environmental CommitteeSeptember 22, 2005San Diego Marriott San Diego, California 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.Please Note: Only the C.A.R. Board of Directors may take action on behalf of the California Association of REALTORS®; not individual committees. The Summary of Action Items for the Board of Directors may be found at=. The archive section for each committee, including meeting materials for each committee, may be found at. Set out below is a summary of Land Use and Environmental Committee activity, including the additional action on those items (if any) by other C.A.R. bodies.Call to OrderChairman Nelson called the meeting to order at 8:05 a.m. then welcomed members and attendees and introduced the committee leadership.Meeting NotesChairman Nelson asked if there were any questions or concerns about the Meeting Notes from June 9, 2005. There were none.Eminent Domain: Kelo v. City of New London, Connecticut decision andits impact on redevelopment in California.A motion was made and seconded as follows:
That C.A.R. appoint a Task Force to develop policy in response to pending state and federal legislation proposed in response to Kelo v. New London.
Land Use and Environmental Committee: Approved Legislative Committee: Approved Executive Committee: Approved Board of Directors: ApprovedEnvironmental Design and Green BuildingsA motion was madeand seconded as follows:
That C.A.R. encourage REBS to work with course providers to develop courses suitable for real estate licensees regarding environmentally friendly building practices.
Land Use and Environmental Committee: Approved Legislative Committee: Approved Executive Committee: Report Only Board of Directors: Report OnlyAdjournmentAfter covering the discussion/information items, hearing an update from the REALTOR® Committee on Air Quality, and discussing topics raised by committee members under “other,” the meeting was adjourned at 9:40 a.m.