YEO Policy Books 2013 Policy Reader - Page 18

Policy Reader Ensuring a Sustainable Future 2013 Innovative Motor Vehicle Income Tax Credit Sponsored by Colorado Representative Crisanta Duran Target Level of Office: State Summary: This bill extends tax credits for electric and natural gas vehicles to encourage access to affordable “green” technologies for all Coloradans. Link to More Information: Neighborhood Commercial Zoning District Submitted by Kyle Mayor Lucy Johnson Target Level of Office: Local Summary: The Neighborhood Commercial Zoning District is designed to fully integrate businesses into existing single-family neighborhoods, increasing the tax base, walkability, local commerce, and the neighborhood’s scope of purpose, without destroying the integrity of the neighborhood’s sense of place or atmosphere. Link to More Information: Clean Water Legacy Act Target Level of Office: State Summary: The Minnesota act modifies provisions for cost-sharing contracts for erosion control and water management; creates the Clean Water Legacy Act; provides authority, direction, and funding to achieve and maintain water quality standards according to section 303(d) of the federal Clean Water Act; creates loan and grant programs; provides for nutrient loading offset; and requires a report on phosphorus discharge rules. Link to More Information: 16