Missing Fed $$$ for Multi Species Habitat Conservation Plan (MSHCP)

(From Bob Magee) Over 10 years ago our City joined 13 others along with Riverside County in forming the Multi Species Habitat Conservation Plan (MSHCP). The goal was to achieve compliance with the Federal Endangered Species Act and enable use to build much needed infrastructure and bring jobs to our region. In exchange for this plan and it's implementation Federal officials promised that permitting issues would be streamlined and that funds would be made available to purchase habitat land from private property owners who found themselves consumed by the plan. While the Cities and the County of Riverside have kept their end of the bargain, preserving nearly 50,000 acres of habituate and spending hundreds of millions of dollars the Federal Agencies have remained uncooperative in the permitting process and have yet to contribute funding to the plan. The Railroad Canyon Road/I-15 Interchange still can't get Federal approval or Federal funds after 14 years of endless studies! How would you change this in your first 100 days in office?


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