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ABAG Special General Assembly

During ABAG's Special General Assembly on January 30th, more than 120 local government representatives engaged in a dynamic dialogue on the future role of the Council of Governments and local coordination to address regional challenges, from resilience to housing and land use. Keynote speaker Delaine Eastin, Former California State Superintendent of Public Education, kicked off the General Assembly highlighting the history and significance of regional governance. Attendees provided feedback to define the needs of their Bay Area cities, towns, and counties.

If you attended the General Assembly and would like to evaluate this forum, click here.

There were four breakout sessions at the Special General Assembly where attendees discussed the future of ABAG in depth. Slides that summarize the comments from the breakout sessions can be viewed here.

Click the links below to view materials from the Special General Assembly

Building Regional Collaboration -- Panel Presentations

Understanding the Consolidation -- Presented by Brad Paul, ABAG Acting Executive Director

ABAG - MTC Staff Consolidation Overview Memo

General Assembly Survey

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The next Spring General Assembly and Business Meeting will be held on Thursday, May 11, 2017.