Northeast Election Update Elections The Northeast Region had few items on the ballot this November. With Glendale and Pasadena completing their city council elections in June, only Burbank voters could vote on new city leaders. However, Pasadena voters had two meaningful measures to consider. Burbank City Council BOMA/GLA PAC supported incumbent Councilwoman Sharon Springer and…Read More
Glendale is developing new building electrification, and electric vehicle (EV) reach codes. The new regulations would impact new building construction effective January 1st, 2023.
The city staff is soliciting feedback on the proposed codes now. City council action is anticipated later this fall.
The Pasadena City Council voted to adopt its building electrification ordinance this month. The new code matches the policy outline approved by the council this past June.
Therefore, with some exceptions, new construction will not have natural gas hookups. As a result, new buildings in the city will only use electric appliances and devices.
With most local water utilities purchasing water from a single source, drought restrictions will look similar across the regions. But it is essential to pay attention to the different approaches they will take with implementation.Read More