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Town of Truckee Design Guidelines and Criteria
  • Guide

This page is intended to provide information necessary for building and structure design within the Town of Truckee. It includes climatic and geographic design criteria required by California Residential Code Table R301-2(1).

Town of Truckee Clean Water Program
  • Guide
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The Truckee Clean Water Program works with agencies, organizations, citizens and businesses of Truckee to reduce pollution in storm water runoff. The Program's goal is to enhance Truckee’s quality of life while ensuring that the Town meets or exceeds State legislated mandates involving storm water management and water pollution prevention.

The new Clean Water Program focuses on pollution prevention in our rivers, lakes and streams due to stormwater runoff. Stormwater is rain that...

Town of Truckee Clean Air Program
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The Planning Division is responsible for the Town's air quality planning and implementing and enforcing the Town's air quality programs. These programs are in addition to the programs and services provided by the Northern Sierra Air Quality Management District. The Town's air quality efforts since incorporation have focused on particulate matter (woodsmoke, road dust, etc.), and the Town Council has adopted a Particulate Matter Air Quality Management Plan to reduce particulate matter...

Town of Truckee CalHome Down Payment Assistance Program
  • Finance
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The Town of Truckee desires to provide housing opportunities to households of varying income levels and has down payment assistance programs available to assist income-qualified, first-time homebuyers purchase their first home. These programs provide down payment loans, payments and interest are deferred until the home is no longer the homebuyer’s primary residence, the property is sold, or 30 years pass. Interest rate is 3% annual (simple interest).

All down payment assistance loans...

Town of Truckee 2010 Annual Community Development Report
  • Report

This report summarizes (1) the status of the general plan and the Town’s progress in its implementation; (2) the Town’s progress in meeting its share of regional housing needs; (3) the Town’s efforts to remove governmental constraints to the maintenance, improvement, and development of housing; (4) the growth and development that occurred in Truckee in 2009 along with community efforts to conserve natural resources in the area; (5) major residential and non-residential projects that were...

Town of Mammoth Lakes Trail System Master Plan (2011)
  • Guide
  • Plan

The Town of Mammoth Lakes (TOML) adopted a Trail System Plan in May of 1991. That Plan established the foundation for hard surface trail development (Main Path - paved paths) within the Urban Growth Boundary for the past 17 years. As with any plan, there comes a time for assessing, reviewing and updating. In the fall of 2006 a local non-profit organization, Mammoth Lakes Trails and Public Access Foundation (MLTPA) focused attention on the need to reevaluate and to engage the community in a...

Toward a Sustainabile Community: A Toolkit for Local Government
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A toolkit that provides actions that local governments can implement through policy development, fiscal administration, programs, and education.

Tools, Techniques, and Methods for Rural Transportation Planning (2004)
  • Guide
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This research plan, requested by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), primarily focuses on the planning tools and techniques currently used and available to support the local secondary and collector transportation system in rural areas.

Toolkit: Calculating Carbon Emissions

In the 21st century, as we become more attuned to addressing climate change, perhaps carbon counting will be the new calorie counting. Just as we want to know how many calories in our lunch come from fat, we are now interested in knowing the amount of carbon emissions associated with various activities and what we can do to reduce our impact on the environment — our carbon footprint. The most abundant GHG in our atmosphere contributing to climate change is CO2. Other GHGs — methane, nitrous...

Timberland Conversions
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When a timberland owner proposes to carry out a project that will result in timberland being converted to a non-timber growing use they must either: submit a less than 3 acre conversion exemption, submit a public agency, public and provide utility right of way exemption, submit a notice of exemption from timberland conversion permit for subdivisions. Following submittal, CALFIRE will confirm in writing that a project is exempt from the requirement to obtain a Timberland Conversion Permit. A...

Timber Harvesting Plan (THP)
  • Plan

The THP is the environmental review documents submitted by landowners to CALFIRE outlining what timber he or she wants to harvest, how it will be harvested, and the steps that will be taken to prevent damage to the environment. THPs are prepared by Registered Professional Foresters (RPFs) who are licensed to prepare these comprehensive, detailed plans. THPs can range from about 100 pages to more than 500 pages.

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development
  • Case Study
  • Guide
  • Report
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The WBCSD is a CEO-led organization of forward-thinking companies that galvanizes the global business community to create a sustainable future for business, society and the environment.

Together with its members, the council applies its respected thought leadership and effective advocacy to generate constructive solutions and take shared action.

The Williamson Act
  • Finance
  • Guide

The California Land Conservation Act of 1965, or Williamson Act, enables local governments to enter into contracts with private landowners for the purpose of restricting specific parcels of land to agricultural or related open space use. In return, landowners receive lower property tax assessments based upon farming and open space uses as opposed to full market value. Local governments receive an annual subvention for lost property tax revenues from the state via the Open Space Subvention...

The Water Library
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You're a click away from accessing all the information you need about water technology, treatment, distribution, and utility operations. The Water Library offers instant access to your choice of more than 8,000 Journal AWWA articles published from 1971 to date and the entire collection of more than 3,300 Opflow articles dating from 1976 to date. You can also research and download 150 current AWWA Standards and more than 400 historical Standards.

The University of California Transportation Center (UCTC)
  • Finance
  • Tool
  • Training

The University of California Transportation Center (UCTC) is a multi-campus organization headquartered on the UC Berkeley campus.

UCTC carries out basic and applied research, published in journals and on the Center�s web site. UTCs are asked to identify a “theme”, and the UCTC theme is transportation systems analysis and policy.

We organize and participate in conferences and workshops to discuss our research findings, inform public policy, and identify new and emerging research...

The Sustainable 2nd Century
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The Sustainable 2nd Century celebrates UC Davis’ long-term commitment to environmental, economic and social sustainability. We use our strengths in teaching, research and public service to address society’s most pressing problems. Ideas that start on our campus — powered by faculty, students and staff — transform the world.

The Student Conservation Association
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  • Training

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is America’s conservation corps. Our members protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces in all 50 states. SCA's mission is to build the next generation of conservation leaders and inspire lifelong stewardship of our environment and communities by engaging young people in hands-on service to the land. Tens of thousands of green professionals, from park superintendents to urban planners, can...

The Strong Foundation
  • Finance

The Strong Foundation has a geographic focus of Northern California. This foundation emphasizes grants for environmental and conservation efforts, eco-spirituality, grassroots action, environmental education, capacity building, citizen participation, collaborative efforts, innovative programs, land acquisition, planning and training. Eligible entities: Nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations. Due date: February 15, 2012. Award Amounts: $1000 to $5000.

The Stream Team
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The Big Chico Creek Watershed Citizen Monitoring Program provides opportunities for the public to participate in watershed monitoring and restoration efforts, to encourage public understanding of the ecological function of watersheds, and urban runoff pollution sources including easy measures they can take to prevent pollution from entering local waterways. These efforts are closely linked with the goals of the Big Chico Creek Watershed Alliance, the City of Chico Storm Water Management...

The Sierra Nevada Alliance
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  • Report
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  • Training

Since 1993 the Sierra Nevada Alliance has been protecting and restoring Sierra lands, water, wildlife and communities. Our mission is to protect and restore the natural resources of the Sierra Nevada for future generations while promoting sustainable communities.

The organization is an Alliance of conservation groups that are based or work in the Sierra Nevada region. There are over seventy Member Groups that span the entire 400 mile mountain range.

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