meeting Details

Joint MTC ABAG Legislation Committee

Friday, April 12, 2024 - 9:45 a.m.
Board Room - 1st Floor

Bay Area Metro Center
375 Beale Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Agenda Items


David Canepa (Chair), Jesse Arreguin, (Vice Chair), Eddie Ahn, Ken Carlson,
Carol Dutra-Vernaci, Pat Eklund, Dorene M. Giacopini*, Matt Mahan,
Stephanie Moulton-Peters, Sue Noack, David Rabbitt, Belia Ramos,
James P. Spering, Aaron Tiedemann, Vacant, and Vacant
*Non-Voting Member

Agenda item1.

Call to Order / Roll Call / Confirm Quorum

Agenda item2.

Consent Calendar

Agenda item2a.

Approval of Joint MTC ABAG Legislation Committee Minutes of the March 8, 2024 Meeting

Agenda item2b.

Legislative History

Detailed list of bills the ABAG and MTC are tracking in Sacramento, including those ABAG or MTC supports or opposes.

Agenda item2c.

Washington, D.C. Legislative Update

Report on key legislative, funding and political developments over the past month from Washington, D.C. prepared by the Summit Strategies team.

Agenda item2d.

Assembly Bill 2353 (Ward): Property Tax Welfare Exemption

Provides upfront savings on affordable housing developments by allowing nonprofit developers to withhold property tax payments while their application for a tax exemption is under review.

Agenda item3.

State Legislation

Agenda item3a.

Assembly Bill 2485 (Carrillo): Regional Housing Needs Determination

Increase transparency and use of outside experts in the state Department of Housing and Community Development’s process for determining regional housing needs.

Agenda item3b.

Regional Transportation Measure Authorizing Legislation

Senate Bill 1031 (Wiener/Wahab): Connect Bay Area Act (MTC-sponsored regional transportation revenue measure authorizing bill).

Agenda item4.

Public Comment / Other Business

Agenda item5.

Adjournment / Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Joint MTC ABAG Legislation Committee will be held on Friday, May 10, 2024 at 9:45 a.m. at the Bay Area Metro Center, 375 Beale Street, San Francisco, CA, and other remote locations. Any changes to the schedule will be duly noticed to the public.