Staying abreast of legislative activity helps keep the District visible, aware of new opportunities, and promotes policy and rules that work at a local level. This is the District’s 2019 legislative platform:
The Board’s adoption of these priorities authorizes the District's active participation to influence local, state, and federal decision-making on legislative, administrative, regulatory and funding issues, and to support judicial advocacy consistent with the District's priorities. Using these documents as a guide, the APCO, counsel and staff will work on specific legislation, regulations and budget proposals, and respond to requests for amicus curiae support when the outcome of a pending lawsuit is likely to significantly affect a priority concern of the District.
Climate Change Mitigation
The District supports strategic partners in various ways including endorsements for grants, program cross-advertising/promotion, program information sharing and co-development, and direct program funding. Our valued partners include:
The District announces its support of the Paris Climate Agreement (Agreement) and local climate mitigation efforts with District Resolution #18-04.
Recognizing that sub-national entities such as air districts cannot formally join the Agreement itself, the District has adopted a resolution in support of the Paris Climate Agreement framework, while also integrating support for State and County climate mitigation programs, including principles of District strategic partner, the Sonoma County Regional Climate Protection Authority.
Planning & Sustainability