Beaumont City Council Meeting: What Did We Learn? – March 26, 2019
WRCOG is a Perfect Example of a Bureaucracy: It Starts Out as One Little Thing, then it Expands.
TUMF – Transportation Uniform Mitigation Fees
City of Beaumont Embezzled $42 Million in TUMF Fees then Quit/was thrown out of program.
$3 Billion in Transportation Improvements and Open Space Acquisition.
Largest Multi-Jurisdictional Mitigation Fee Program in the Country.
Nearing the $1 Billion Mark in Fees Received.
Nearly 100 Projects Completed.
Also responsible for Riverside County Habitat Conservation Agency,
Manager 40,000 Acres with Endangered Species: Stevens Kangaroo Rat.
Coming Soon: Regional Streetlight Program.
Purchase 50,000 Streetlight from SoCal Edison & Convert to LED.
$60 Million ‘Savings’ over 20 year period.
April 2020 Launch Date.
Community Choice Aggregation: Another JPA [Joint Powers Authority]
Purchase Energy on behalf of Local Governments.