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01203.0005/534376.1 1 <br /> <br />RANCHO PALOS VERDES CITY COUNCIL MEETING DATE: 02/19/2019 <br />AGENDA REPORT AGENDA HEADING: Regular Business <br /> <br />AGENDA DESCRIPTION: <br /> <br />Consideration and possible action to receive and file a report on Senate Bill 50 and its <br />potential impacts on the City. <br /> <br />RECOMMENDED COUNCIL ACTION: <br /> <br />(1) Receive and file a report on Senate Bill 50 which would provide significant <br />density and parking bonuses for housing developments within a job-rich area <br />or within a certain distance of a high quality bus corridor or a major transit <br />stop and its potential impacts on the City; and, <br />(2) Provide direction to Staff and the City Attorney’s Office regarding the City’s <br />involvement in supporting or opposing the bill. <br /> <br />FISCAL IMPACT: N/A <br /> <br />Amount Budgeted: N/A <br />Additional Appropriation: N/A <br />Account Number(s): N/A <br /> <br />ORIGINATED BY: William W. Wynder, City Attorney <br />REVIEWED BY: Ara Mihranian, Director of Community Development <br />APPROVED BY: Doug Willmore, City Manager <br /> <br />ATTACHED SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS: <br />A. Text of SB 50 as of February 12, 2019 (page A-1) <br /> <br /> <br />BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION: <br />Senate Bill 50 (Planning and Zoning: Housing Development Equitable Communities <br />Incentive) is a housing bill designed to encourage housing development in high -priority <br />housing areas, such as job-rich or transit-rich areas, by requiring local governments to <br />offer equitable communities incentives to developers who build in those areas. <br /> <br />The bill was introduced by Senator Scott Wiener (D - SD 11) on December 3, 2018, and <br />is co-authored by a number of legislators, to wit: Senators Caballero (D – SD 12), <br />Hueso (D – SD 40), Moorlach (R- SD 37), and Skinner (D – SD 9) , as well as <br />Assembly Members Burke (D – AD 62), Kalra (D – AD 27), Kiley (R – AD 6), Low (D – <br />1