Bill Text: CA SCR90 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session | Amended


Bill Title: Joseph Tavaglione Interchange.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2018-05-15 - From committee: Be adopted and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 11. Noes 0.) (May 15). Re-referred to Com. on APPR. [SCR90 Detail]

Download: California-2017-SCR90-Amended.html

Amended  IN  Senate  January 29, 2018

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 90


Introduced by Senator Roth
(Principal coauthors: Assembly Members Cervantes and Medina)

January 22, 2018


Relative to the Joseph Tavaglione Memorial Highway. Interchange.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SCR 90, as amended, Roth. Joseph Tavaglione Memorial Highway. Interchange.
This measure would designate the Interchange interchange where State Highway Routes 60 and 91 meet Interstate 215 in the County of Riverside as the Joseph Tavaglione Memorial Highway. Interchange. The measure would request the Department of Transportation to determine the cost of appropriate signs showing this special designation and, upon receiving donations from nonstate sources covering that cost, to erect those signs.
Fiscal Committee: YES  

WHEREAS, Joseph Tavaglione is the President of Tavaglione Construction and Development Inc., a family owned family-owned business in the City of Riverside that he started in 1960 with his younger brother, Louie Tavaglione. Before forming the family company, Joseph began his construction career working for a major lumber firm, followed by a spectacular career as a local residential developer overseeing the construction of thousands of military base housing units throughout military bases on the west coast; and
WHEREAS, Joseph Tavaglione now has more than 60 years of experience in the construction field, where his firm has built throughout the United States, primarily specializing in free-standing freestanding retail sit-down restaurants, fast food restaurants, and over 1,000 7-11 convenience stores and gas stations; and
WHEREAS, Tavaglione Construction and Development Inc., Inc. is now owned solely by him and his son, Jay, and their company holds licenses in California, Nevada, and Arizona, and still focuses on the development of restaurants and freestanding retail establishments; and
WHEREAS, In October of 2002, Joseph Tavaglione was appointed as a member of the California Transportation Commission (CTC) by Governor Gray Davis. He was reappointed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2005 and again in 2009, and has been honored to serve as chair of the commission. On April 4, 2017, Mr. Tavaglione was reappointed to his fourth term on the CTC by Governor Jerry Brown. His term will expire on February 1, 2021; and
WHEREAS, Joseph Tavaglione is also the past chair of the California Contractors Contractors State License Board, where he served two terms. He has also served as the past President of the National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies, as well as serving two four-year terms on the City of Riverside Board of Public Utilities and as a member of the City of Riverside Planning Commission; and
WHEREAS, Joseph Tavaglione is very active in the community personally and professionally. He is a Founding Member of the Board of Directors of the Security Bank of California, and is the past President of The Valley Group of the Inland Empire. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Riverside Humane Society Pet Adoption Center, the Riverside County University Health System Medical Center Foundation, and the Children’s Spine Foundation. He is also a member of the Foundation Board of Trustees for both the University of California at Riverside and La Sierra University; and
WHEREAS, The Tavaglione family settled in the City of Riverside in 1927, 1927 and has been proud to serve the community and region ever since; now, therefore, be it
Resolved by the Senate of the State of California, the Assembly thereof concurring, That the Legislature hereby designates the Interchange interchange where State Highway Routes 60 and 91 meet Interstate 215 in the County of Riverside as the Joseph Tavaglione Memorial Highway; Interchange; and be it further
Resolved, That the Department of Transportation is requested to determine the cost of appropriate signs consistent with the signing requirements for the state highway system showing this special designation and, upon receiving donations from nonstate sources sufficient to cover that cost, to erect those signs; and be it further
Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate transmit copies of this resolution to the Director of Transportation and to the author for appropriate distribution.
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