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SB-1428 Sonoma Developmental Center: land use. (2013-2014)

As Amends the Law Today


 Section 4474.11 is added to the Welfare and Institutions Code, to read:

 (a) Prior to development of any plan for, or implementation of, any sale, lease, transfer, or major change of use of any portion of the Sonoma Developmental Center, the department and the Department of General Services shall confer and cooperate with public and private entities in the development of an improvement and redevelopment plan for the center, including, but not limited to:
(1) The Department of Parks and Recreation, the Department of Fish and Wildlife, and the San Francisco Bay Conservancy Program of the State Coastal Conservancy.
(2) Representatives of the County of Sonoma and other local governmental entities; an organization or organizations representing residents of the center; and with other interested local entities and nonprofit organizations.
(b) The plan may include all of the following elements:
(1) Development of new or improved public or private core resident care facilities on the site.
(2) The permanent protection, maintenance, operation, or expansion of the wildlife habitat corridor through the property connecting Sonoma Mountain and the Mayacamas Mountain Range.
(3) Creation of public recreational facilities.
(4) Potential expansion of water supply facilities consistent with natural resource protection.
(c) This section does not apply to actions taken by the Department of General Services pursuant to Section 4474.1.