Art

Issues related to public art installations and museums.


Richard “Dick” Dickerson Memorial Highway.

This measure would designate a portion of State Highway Route 44 in the City of Redding as the Richard “Dick” Dickerson Memorial Highway. The measure would also request the Department of Transportation to determine the cost of appropriate signs showing this special designation and, upon receiving donations from nonstate sources covering that cost, to erect those signs.

Department of General Services.

Existing law authorizes the Department of General Services to lease property belonging to the state, as specified. Existing law authorizes the Department of General Services, with the consent of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, to lease a parcel of unimproved real property within the grounds of the California State Prison at Folsom for a water reservoir, as specified. This bill would authorize the Department of General Services, with the consent of the Department of Corrections...

Pupil testing: high school exit examination: exemption.

Existing law requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction, with the approval of the State Board of Education, to develop a high school exit examination in English language arts and mathematics in accordance with state academic content standards. Existing law requires, commencing with the 2003–04 school year and each school year thereafter, each pupil completing grade 12 to successfully pass the high school exit examination as a condition of receiving a diploma of graduation or a condition o...

Setting the 2015 Budget and Legislative Analyst Services Audit Plan

Motion directing the Budget and Legislative Analyst to conduct a performance audit of City departments’ provisions of services to seniors, including funding sources, coordination and duplication of services, and monitor of performance and outcomes.

State Archives: museum activities.

Existing law requires the Secretary of State to administer the State Archives Building Complex for the use, education, and enjoyment of the public and to advance civic education and civic engagement by all Californians. Existing law authorizes the Secretary of State to enter into an agreement to operate a museum in the State Archives Building Complex with the California Museum for History, Women and the Arts, a nonprofit public benefit corporation, or its successor. Existing law requires the Sec...

Governor’s Military Council.

Existing law establishes the California Military Department, which contains the California National Guard, the State Military Reserve, and other offices. This bill would codify the Governor’s Military Council, under the direction of the California Military Department, and would provide for appointment to the council by the Governor. The bill would require that the appointmentsshall include, but not be limited to, bipartisan representatives from both houses of the Legislature. The provisions of...

School facilities: military installations.

Existing federal law provides for construction funding assistance for elementary and secondary public schools that are located on United States military installations and that meet specified criteria. This bill would express the intent of the Legislature that assistance be provided to school districts in the 2015–16 fiscal year to meet the matching share requirement of a school construction grant made by the Office of Economic Adjustment of the federal Department of Defense to construct, renov...

Recycling.

(1) Existing law requires the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery to develop a comprehensive market development plan that will stimulate market demand in the state for postconsumer waste material and secondary waste material generated in the state. Existing law authorizes a local governing body, as defined, to propose eligible property within its jurisdiction as a recycling market development zone, as defined, and authorizes the department to designate recycling market development zo...

Budget and Legislative Analyst Audit of Homeless Services

Motion directing the Budget and Legislative Analyst to conduct a performance audit of homeless services in San Francisco, including: 1) an inventory of all homeless services with provider level specificity; 2) a review of homeless population data and needs assessments; 3) an evaluation of the contracting procedures for homeless services, including how contracted services meet assessed needs and are monitored for quality performance, with a particular focus on services targeting the homeless popu...

BOS-2015-179

Adopt Resolution declaring weeds or brush growing and/or rubbish on certain described properties to be a public nuisance, and authorize the County Office of the Hearing Officer to schedule a public hearing on January 14, 2016 at 10:00 a.m., to consider objections to proposed destruction or removal of weeds, brush and/or rubbish. (Roll Call Vote)