Scott said Young Homes is getting the same treatment as anyone else, and that he wouldn't vote for it if he didn't think it was a good project.
"It has nothing to do with campaign contributions," he said.
Young Homes could not be reached for comment.
At tonight's meeting the council also will:
Consider buying seven acres of conservation credits for the Delhi Sands flower-loving fly in order to improve the Riverside Avenue interchange over Interstate 10. To purchase the land, the council could also approve an agreement with San Bernardino Associated Governments in which the city will front $18.8 million that Sanbag later will reimburse for the project.
Consider hiring a consultant to study the downtown and come up with a strategic plan for its development.