Local Governmental Relations Committee
Thursday, June 5, 2008
9:45 AM - 11:20 AM
Grand Nave Ballroom Camellia Room
Sheraton Grand Hotel
Presiding: Leslie McBride, Chair
Maria Elena Banks, Vice Chair
Timothy Brigham, Vice Chair
Jeanette Way, Executive Committee Liaison
Cas Pinkowski, NAR Representative
Kay Runnion, GAD Subcommittee Chair
Staff: Rick Laezman, Committee Coordinator
Melissa Fertig, Local Government Analyst
Attendance In attendance were 72 committee members,
24 GADs and 14 guests.
All agenda items were discussed as listed.
Information Sharing Items In addition, the following
issues were mentioned:
--Point-of-sale inspection ordinance for lead-based paint (defeated)
in San Diego.
--Inclusionary zoning in San Jose.
--Water conservation and landscaping requirements in Corona.
--Maintenance of vacant foreclosed properties in Palmdale.
--Height limits in Santa Barbara.
--Point-of-sale inspections in Goleta.
--Driveway slope requirements in Calaveras County.
--Point-of-sale inspections in Ventura.
--Traffic initiatives (defeated) in Oxnard and Thousand Oaks.
--Vacation rental use permits in Napa.
--Sign regulations in Palm Desert.
--Point-of-sale retrofits of wood burning stoves in the South Coast
Air Quality Management District.
Alternatives to green building at the
Point-of-sale Additionally, the committee also agreed to
direct staff to develop materials to help REALTORS® and local GADs educate
clients and local government offials about alternatives to addressing green
building issues at the point of sale.