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File #: 16-0236    Version: 1 Name: CD 6 - Resos. PACE programs
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 2/29/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/8/2016 Final action: 3/8/2016
Title: Recommendation to request City Attorney to draft the following resolutions: 1. Resolution consenting to Inclusion of Properties within the City's Incorporated Area in California Home Finance Authority (CHF) Community Facilities District No. 2014-1 (Clean Energy) to Finance Renewable Energy Generation, Energy Efficiency, Water Conservation and Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Improvements and approving associate membership in CHF; and 2. Resolution consenting to Inclusion of Properties within the City's Incorporated Area in the CHF Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Program to Finance Renewable Energy Generation, Energy and Water Efficiency Improvements and Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure and approving associate membership in CHF.
Sponsors: COUNCILMAN DEE ANDREWS, SIXTH DISTRICT
Indexes: Resolution Request
Attachments: 1. 030816-R-11sr&att.pdf, 2. 030816-R-11 Handout.pdf
Related files: 15-0226, 15-0296, 15-0295, 16-0287, 16-0288
TITLE
Recommendation to request City Attorney to draft the following resolutions:

1. Resolution consenting to Inclusion of Properties within the City's Incorporated Area in California Home Finance Authority (CHF) Community Facilities District No. 2014-1 (Clean Energy) to Finance Renewable Energy Generation, Energy Efficiency, Water Conservation and Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Improvements and approving associate membership in CHF; and

2. Resolution consenting to Inclusion of Properties within the City's Incorporated Area in the CHF Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Program to Finance Renewable Energy Generation, Energy and Water Efficiency Improvements and Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure and approving associate membership in CHF.

DISCUSSION
Califomia Home Finance Authority ("CHF"), which is in the process of formally changing its name to Golden State Finance Authority, is a joint exercise of powers authority established pursuant to Chapter 5 of Division 7, Title 1 of the Government Code of the State of California (Section 6500 and following) (the "Act") and the Joint Powers Agreement entered into on July 1, 1993, as amended from time to time (the "Authority JPA").

CHF has established two Property Assessed Clean Energy ("PACE") financing programs for residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural properties to address high up-front costs for property owners who wish to improve their properties through installation of measures that will generate renewable energy or reduce their energy and water use. By offering low cost financing, the CHF PACE programs allow construction of these projects to proceed and, in the process, stimulate building activity and the overall local economy, reduce peak energy demand, increase property values, and generate savings on utility bills for property owners.

CHF contracts with Ygrene Energy Fund CA LLC (Ygrene) to serve as the program administrator and to operate the Ygrene Works for California P...

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