North Bay Regional Activities Coordinator

The North Bay Regional Activities Coordinator (RAC) Director represents the counties of Marin, Napa, Solano, and Sonoma to the Northern Section Board.  The RAC Directors’ duties include organizing periodic meetings and workshops for members in their regions.

Upcoming North Bay APA Sponsored Events

  • October 28th (11:45 to 1:00 Novato Administration Building): Accessory Dwelling Units/Junior Second Units: With the lack of affordable housing options, accessory dwelling units (ADUs aka backyard cottages, in-law studios) are an increasingly popular form of alternative housing. The desire to “right-size” is growing among both millennials and older generations seeking a convenient lifestyle. We also will hear about the role junior second units is playing in Novato.
  • November 6th (11:30 to 1:30 GHD Office in Santa Rosa): SB 743 Draft Guidelines: This workshop will focus on the proposed amendments to the CEQA Guidelines specifying alternative ways for assessing transportation impacts mandated by SB 743. The proposed guidelines focus on the use of vehicle miles traveled and safety as impact metrics, and specifically preclude level of service as a metric, as a way to promote reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.

General Announcements/Events

  • None

Message from the Chair

We strive to make the content of this page useful and up-to-date. If you have an announcement you think is appropriate for this site and would be of interest to your fellow North Bay members, please forward it to my contact information below.

Contact

Kristine.gaspar@ghd.com

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