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File #: 19-1334    Version: 1 Name: Resolution to Enroll in CSCD for Commercial PACE
Type: Minutes Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 5/21/2019 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 6/10/2019 Final action:
Title: CC - Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the California Statewide Communities Development Authority to Offer Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing to Southern California Hospital.
Attachments: 1. Proposed Resolution to Join the CSCDA Open PACE Program
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CC - Adoption of a Resolution Authorizing the California Statewide Communities Development Authority to Offer Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing to Southern California Hospital.

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Meeting Date: June 10, 2019

Contact Person/Dept: Joe Susca/Public Works
Phone Number: (310) 253-5636

Fiscal Impact: Yes [] No [X] General Fund: Yes [] No [X]

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Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X] Date:

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (06/05/19); William Lockyer, representing Southern California Hospital (05/15/19); Minh Le, County of Los Angeles PACE program (06/05/19); James Hamill, Managing Director of the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (06/05/19)

Department Approval: Charles D. Herbertson, Director of Public Works/City Engineer (05/30/19)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council adopt a Resolution to join the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA) and authorize the CSCDA to offer their Property Assessed Clean Energy ("Open PACE") program to Southern California Hospital.


BACKGROUND

In July 2008, California passed Assembly Bill 811 - the Contractual Assessments: Energy Efficiency Improvements Act. AB 811 explicitly authorized local governments to provide up to 20 year loans, repaid through property tax assessments, for the purpose of implementing energy efficiency, water saving and self-generation systems (such as rooftop solar panels) on private property. Later, seismic retrofits were added to the program (a.k.a. Property Assessed Clean Energy or "PACE" program.)

Approximately 90% of Culver City housing units were built prior to 1978, which is when contemporary energy efficiency standards were initially established. Many of these older homes lack insulation, well-sealed windows and doo...

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