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This model ordinance requires that a municipal public fund create a list of fossil fuel companies that match specific criteria and divest all direct and indirect holdings in companies on this list over a 3-year period. This model allows for temporary suspension of divestment actions when financially prudent, as well as requiring efforts to minimize the costs to public funds. This model also urges fiduciaries of local government investment pools to divest from fossil fuel companies. And this model provides a range of policy options, from urging asset managers of participant-directed retirement funds to create investment offerings that are devoid of holdings in fossil fuel companies, to reinvesting funds in socially responsible investments, to urging credit rating agencies to factor climate risks into their ratings of publicly held companies.
This ordinance creates an abandoned property registration program that requires deed holders to register with the city within 10 days of transfer from a family to a bank. The deed holder is then required to maintain the house consistent with how other homes in the neighborhood are maintained.
An Ordinance amending Chapter 181 of the Codified Ordinances of the County of Summit, entitled Linked Deposit Program to make the County Fiscal Officer\'s Linked Deposit Program more effective and efficient for County of Summit business and homeowners. The linked deposit program provides lower interest loan to approved small businesses. This ordinance increases the dollar amount available to local businesses, increases the term of residential loans, include outstanding tax certificates as a reason for businesses and residential homeowners to be ineligible to participate in the program; streamlines the approval process.
This ordinance establishes a land bank authority for the county. This bank uses funds collected through county revenue activities to purchase and restore blighted or foreclosed properties to usable a profitable states.This ordinance designates the manner and process by which these properties will be purchased as well as the acceptable purposes to which these lands may be restored.
The ordinance provides businesses with a payroll tax exclusion if it is a clean energy business, as defined in the ordinance.
An ordinance which declares intent for the Treasurer of the City of Portland to have the flexibility to make deposits in credit unions as allowed under Oregon House Bill 3700 in 2013; supports the Treasurer to amend the City\'s Investment Policy to allow for deposits in credit unions and other financial institutions up to the applicable NCUA and FDIC insurance limits and declares intent to make up to 10 initial deposits in 2012; and supports changes in the solicitation process to increase competition and consider community reinvestment criteria when selecting financial institutions which provide the City\'s financial services.
An act to establish a law creating a Community Bank Small Business Lending Program; to require bank participants to make loans to small businesses in the District in an aggregate amount of at least 200% of incremental funds deposited into the bank after the commencement of the program; to restrict the definition of qualifying loans to small business loans no greater than $3 million or real estate loans no greater than $5 million; to require that qualified borrowers be bona fide District small businesses; and to institute reporting requirements for participating banks.
This ordinance requires a clean technology business to be a recognized Green Business in order to be eligible for a payroll tax exclusion under applicable section.
An ordinance requiring that no single retail store (including, but not limited to, a retail establishment use as defined in Bennington\'s Land Use and Development Regulations) whether located in a single building, combination of buildings, single tenant space and/or combination of tenant spaces shall exceed 50,000 (fifty thousand) gross square feet of floor area in the aggregate, except that in the Planned Commercial District the limit shall be 75,000 gross square feet in the aggregate.
This ordinance establishes an Urban Agriculture Program for the City and County of San Francisco and expands the Urban Agriculture Ordinance already enacted in the City. The Program coordinates urban agriculture efforts with the multiple public agencies involved in urban agriculture and promotes comprehensive programs, policies, and strategies to enhance and increase urban agriculture in San Francisco. As authorized by the ordinance, the program will advocate for state and federal funding and record and publicly disclose program data. Additionally, the Mayor and City Administrator are tasked with development of an urban agriculture strategic plan which includes data on urban agriculture in San Francisco including funding, list of all local programs, counts of active and inactive site coordinators, count of waiting lists and a needs assessment of resident, organization, and business needs.