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ABAG Mourns Passing of Former Executive Director Ezra Rapport

News Story

Ezra Rapport, who served as ABAG Executive Director from 2010 to 2016 and as Deputy Executive Director from 2008 to 2010, died October 6 at his Oakland home after an 11-year battle with cancer. He was

Executive Board Releases Proposed Regional Housing Planning Formula

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The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG)’s Executive Board at its meeting Thursday evening passed the Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) proposed methodology — a mathematical formula by

Executive Board Authorizes President Rabbitt's Signature on CASA Compact

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In a 21-to-9 vote, the ABAG Executive Board at its January meeting authorized ABAG President David Rabbitt to sign the CASA Compact. The Compact is a set of policy recommendations to both state and

Housing Action Agenda Approved on March 17, 2016

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The ABAG Executive Board unanimously approved the Housing Action Agenda on March 17, 2016. In the coming months, ABAG will develop a detailed work plan to identify actions locally, regionally and

The Association of Bay Area Governments Elects New Officers President Mark Green and Vice President Susan L. Adams Take the Lead

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ABAG, the Bay Area’s regional planning agency and council of governments, has elected new officers. Union City Mayor Mark Green has been elected ABAG President for a two year term beginning January 21

Feedback on Solar and Energy Efficiency District Report Requested

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ABAG is exploring the feasibility of creating a regional Solar and Energy Efficiency (SEE) District in partnership with Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E). An overview of this proposed District