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File #: 15-14524    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Policy Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/27/2020 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 12/14/2020 Final action:
Title: 2021 Federal and State Legislative Agendas
Attachments: 1. 2020-11-16 2021 federal legislative agenda, 2. 2020-11-16 2021 state legislative agenda, 3. 11.09.2020 Proposed 2021 State and Federal Legislative Agendas Presentation
Title
2021 Federal and State Legislative Agendas

Action
Action:
Approve the Intergovernmental Relations Committee recommendation to approve the 2021 Federal and State Legislative Agendas.

Body
Committee Chairs:
Tariq Bokhari, Intergovernmental Relations
Braxton Winston, Intergovernmental Relations

Staff Resource(s):
Dana Fenton, City Manager's Office

Explanation
* At the November 2, 2020 Council Strategy Session, Intergovernmental Relations Committee Co-Chairs briefed the Mayor and City Council on the proposed 2021 Federal and State Legislative Agendas.
* At the November 9, 2020 Council Business Meeting, a presentation on the proposed 2021 Federal and State Legislative Agendas was given to full Council.
* The proposed 2021 Federal Legislative Agenda addresses issues relating to COVID-19 guidelines for airports, comprehensive immigration reform, and transportation and infrastructure.
* The proposed 2021 State Legislative Agenda addresses issues relating to mobility, digital divide, subpoena power for the citizens review board, and the North Carolina airport improvement program.

Intergovernmental Relations Committee Action
* On October 19, 2020, the Intergovernmental Relations Committee voted unanimously (Bokhari, Winston, Egleston, Mitchell, Newton) to recommend the issues in the 2021 Federal Legislative Agenda.
* On October 19, 2020, the Intergovernmental Relations Committee voted unanimously (Bokhari, Winston, Egleston, Mitchell, Newton) to recommend the issues in the 2021 State Legislative Agenda.

Next Steps
* The approved 2021 Federal Legislative Agenda will be presented to the Mecklenburg Congressional Delegation during the National League of Cities Congressional City Conference scheduled for March 7 - 10, 2021.
* The approved 2021 State Legislative Agenda will be presented to the Mecklenburg State Delegation at a future date to be determined.

Attachments
Attachment(s)
Proposed 2021 State Legislative Agenda
Proposed 2021 Federal Legislative ...

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