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PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 75065-75066



75065.  The sum of five hundred eighty million dollars
($580,000,000) shall be available for improving the sustainability
and livability of California's communities through investment in
natural resources. The purposes of this chapter include reducing
urban communities' contribution to global warming and increasing
their adaptability to climate change while improving the quality of
life in those communities. Funds shall be available in accordance
with the following schedule:
   (a) The sum of ninety million dollars ($90,000,000) shall be
available for urban greening projects that reduce energy consumption,
conserve water, improve air and water quality, and provide other
community benefits. Priority shall be given to projects that provide
multiple benefits, use existing public lands, serve communities with
the greatest need, and facilitate joint use of public resources and
investments including schools. Implementing legislation shall provide
for planning grants for urban greening programs. Not less than
$20,000,000 shall be available for urban forestry projects pursuant
to the California Urban Forestry Act, Chapter 2 (commencing with
Section 4799.06) of Part 2.5 of Division 1.
   (b) The sum of four hundred million dollars ($400,000,000) shall
be available to the Department of Parks and Recreation for
competitive grants for local and regional parks. Funds provided in
this subdivision may be allocated to existing programs or pursuant to
legislation enacted to implement this subdivision, subject to the
following considerations:
   (1) Acquisition and development of new parks and expansion of
overused parks that provide park and recreational access to
underserved communities shall be given preference.
   (2) Creation of parks in neighborhoods where none currently exist
shall be given preference.
   (3) Outreach and technical assistance shall be provided to
underserved communities to encourage full participation in the
program or programs.
   (4) Preference shall be given to applicants that actively involve
community based groups in the selection and planning of projects.
   (5) Projects will be designed to provide efficient use of water
and other natural resources.
   (c) The sum of ninety million dollars ($90,000,000) shall be
available for planning grants and planning incentives, including
revolving loan programs and other methods to encourage the
development of regional and local land use plans that are designed to
promote water conservation, reduce automobile use and fuel
consumption, encourage greater infill and compact development,
protect natural resources and agricultural lands, and revitalize
urban and community centers.



75066.  Appropriation of the funds provided in subdivisions (a) and
(c) of Section 75065 may only be made upon enactment of legislation
to implement that subdivision.


State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 75065-75066

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 75065-75066



75065.  The sum of five hundred eighty million dollars
($580,000,000) shall be available for improving the sustainability
and livability of California's communities through investment in
natural resources. The purposes of this chapter include reducing
urban communities' contribution to global warming and increasing
their adaptability to climate change while improving the quality of
life in those communities. Funds shall be available in accordance
with the following schedule:
   (a) The sum of ninety million dollars ($90,000,000) shall be
available for urban greening projects that reduce energy consumption,
conserve water, improve air and water quality, and provide other
community benefits. Priority shall be given to projects that provide
multiple benefits, use existing public lands, serve communities with
the greatest need, and facilitate joint use of public resources and
investments including schools. Implementing legislation shall provide
for planning grants for urban greening programs. Not less than
$20,000,000 shall be available for urban forestry projects pursuant
to the California Urban Forestry Act, Chapter 2 (commencing with
Section 4799.06) of Part 2.5 of Division 1.
   (b) The sum of four hundred million dollars ($400,000,000) shall
be available to the Department of Parks and Recreation for
competitive grants for local and regional parks. Funds provided in
this subdivision may be allocated to existing programs or pursuant to
legislation enacted to implement this subdivision, subject to the
following considerations:
   (1) Acquisition and development of new parks and expansion of
overused parks that provide park and recreational access to
underserved communities shall be given preference.
   (2) Creation of parks in neighborhoods where none currently exist
shall be given preference.
   (3) Outreach and technical assistance shall be provided to
underserved communities to encourage full participation in the
program or programs.
   (4) Preference shall be given to applicants that actively involve
community based groups in the selection and planning of projects.
   (5) Projects will be designed to provide efficient use of water
and other natural resources.
   (c) The sum of ninety million dollars ($90,000,000) shall be
available for planning grants and planning incentives, including
revolving loan programs and other methods to encourage the
development of regional and local land use plans that are designed to
promote water conservation, reduce automobile use and fuel
consumption, encourage greater infill and compact development,
protect natural resources and agricultural lands, and revitalize
urban and community centers.



75066.  Appropriation of the funds provided in subdivisions (a) and
(c) of Section 75065 may only be made upon enactment of legislation
to implement that subdivision.



State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 75065-75066

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 75065-75066



75065.  The sum of five hundred eighty million dollars
($580,000,000) shall be available for improving the sustainability
and livability of California's communities through investment in
natural resources. The purposes of this chapter include reducing
urban communities' contribution to global warming and increasing
their adaptability to climate change while improving the quality of
life in those communities. Funds shall be available in accordance
with the following schedule:
   (a) The sum of ninety million dollars ($90,000,000) shall be
available for urban greening projects that reduce energy consumption,
conserve water, improve air and water quality, and provide other
community benefits. Priority shall be given to projects that provide
multiple benefits, use existing public lands, serve communities with
the greatest need, and facilitate joint use of public resources and
investments including schools. Implementing legislation shall provide
for planning grants for urban greening programs. Not less than
$20,000,000 shall be available for urban forestry projects pursuant
to the California Urban Forestry Act, Chapter 2 (commencing with
Section 4799.06) of Part 2.5 of Division 1.
   (b) The sum of four hundred million dollars ($400,000,000) shall
be available to the Department of Parks and Recreation for
competitive grants for local and regional parks. Funds provided in
this subdivision may be allocated to existing programs or pursuant to
legislation enacted to implement this subdivision, subject to the
following considerations:
   (1) Acquisition and development of new parks and expansion of
overused parks that provide park and recreational access to
underserved communities shall be given preference.
   (2) Creation of parks in neighborhoods where none currently exist
shall be given preference.
   (3) Outreach and technical assistance shall be provided to
underserved communities to encourage full participation in the
program or programs.
   (4) Preference shall be given to applicants that actively involve
community based groups in the selection and planning of projects.
   (5) Projects will be designed to provide efficient use of water
and other natural resources.
   (c) The sum of ninety million dollars ($90,000,000) shall be
available for planning grants and planning incentives, including
revolving loan programs and other methods to encourage the
development of regional and local land use plans that are designed to
promote water conservation, reduce automobile use and fuel
consumption, encourage greater infill and compact development,
protect natural resources and agricultural lands, and revitalize
urban and community centers.



75066.  Appropriation of the funds provided in subdivisions (a) and
(c) of Section 75065 may only be made upon enactment of legislation
to implement that subdivision.


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