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Advocacy Letters

The City of Monterey Mayor and Councilmembers work on more than just city legislation. They stay attuned to regional and state legislation that can impact our community. They take a proactive approach to advocate for legislation important to our residents and business community. Below are advocacy letters, resolutions, etc. from the Mayor and/or City Council on key proposed legislation. We will include a link to the letter as well as a brief summary of the topic and the reasoning behind the stance in support or not in support of a particular legislative item.

Posted in Adobe PDF or as a link

JUNE 4, 2023 // SUBJECT:
SUPPORT for SB X1-2: Transportation fuels: maximum gross gasoline refining margin

MARCH 15, 2023 // SUBJECT: Salmon Fishery Resource Disaster Request to Governor Newsom
MARCH 14, 2023 // SUBJECT:
Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill Request to Rep Panetta and also to Senators Feinstein and Padilla
MARCH 6, 2023 // SUBJECT:
Letter of Support for MST Hydrogen Fueling Facilities to Senator Padilla
MARCH 2, 2023 // SUBJECT:
SB 304 Support Letter to Senator John Laird : Monterey-Salinas Transit District Procurement Threshold Increase
FEBRUARY 27, 2023 //SUBJECT: Application 21-11-024-Request to Compel Execution of the Amended Water Purchase Agreement Authorized in D. 22-12-001

DECEMBER 6, 2022 // SUBJECT: Monterey Supports Responsible Net Energy Metering

JUNE 7, 2022 // SUBJECT: Open Letter to Congress on Gun Violence Prevention | Signed version from National League of Cities

APRIL 13, 2022 // SUBJECT: Water for Housing Programs - Letter of Support for the Monterey Peninsula Water Management District Request for Relief from Condition 2 of WR 2009-0060 and WR 2016-0016 Cease and Desist Order (CDO) for Health and Safety Needs Related to Housing

MARCH 17, 2022 // SUBJECT: Letter to SWRCB, AMBAG, MPWMD, and Monterey One Water regarding the critical need to end Cease and Desist Order
MARCH 15, 2022 // SUBJECT: Support for CalVet Veterans Home in Monterey County
Resolution 22-017