• Governmental Affairs Committee

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    Name: Governmental Affairs Committee
    Date: April 16, 2024
    Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM PDT
    Event Description:
    Appointment to the Committee is by invitation from the Committee Chair.

    2023 Governmental Affairs Priorities

    In 2023, the Governmental Affairs Committee will be focusing its efforts on several key issues that are affecting our members and business in San Rafael & the county of Marin. We will collaborate with local stakeholders, develop positions and recommendations, and determine how the Chamber will be effective in shaping solutions that will be beneficial to our members and the community at large.

    2023 Priority Focus Areas:

    • Economic Resiliency
      • •Desired Outcomes:
        • a.Position San Rafael for economic succes
        • b.Ensure economic opportunity for all
        • c.Grow our talent base
    • Housing
      • •Desired Outcomes:
        • 1.Increase the number of housing solutions affordable to our local workforce
        • 2.Reduce the number of individuals experiencing homelessness in San Rafael
    • Transportation
      • •Desired Outcomes:
        • a.Reduce traffic congestion, delays and commute times for our workforce
        • b. Increase mode options meeting the needs of our  workforce
    • Following local Measures that impact business's ability to maintain costs and grow
    • Engage in State politics as it pertains to regional issues that impact San Rafael & Marin (such as housing, traffic, water and education)

    For more information on these issues, please contact Chamber President & CEO Joanne Webster at 415-454-4163 or jwebster@srchamber.com.

    2023 Issues We Are Watching and Weighing In on:

    City of San Rafael's Housing Element, Current Development Projects, 101/580 Connector Project, County's Project HomeKey, City of SR Economic Development Strategic Plan, Local elections

    Past Version:North Bay Chambers Policy Platform- Chambers from the North Bay meet every spring to discuss concerns about state-wide public policy issues and draft a regional list of policy priorities. We then bring our collaborative issues to the attention of our elected officials at the State.

    Please check back for Updated 2023 Policy Platform. 

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