Last week the City of Watsonville held a study session to review potential options for their inclusionary zoning ordinance. Now we've covered inclusionary zoning (IZ) extensively in other blog posts, but essentially IZ is when a jurisdiction requires a certain percentage of new housing to be deed … [Read More...] about Balancing Affordable Housing in Watsonville
Areas of Focus
& Economic Development
Be future-minded in all committee-related activities, promote opportunities; avoid negativity.
To provide issue-specific education for the private-sector, and by the private-sector, related to infrastructure projects and policy.
To ensure that each SCCBC member feels that they are receiving a positive return on their investment in the organization.
Exploring Sonoma and Marin Counties SMARTer by Train? By: Sandra Parhami As a Southern California native, my first experience traveling by train was the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner, along the California coast, followed by a recent journey through the forest hills of Felton aboard the Roaring Camp … [Read More...] about Exploring Sonoma and Marin Counties SMARTer by Train?
Last week we announced that the Business Council would be working with other community partners, including Affordable Housing Now, MBEP, and the Chamber, to advocate in favor of a model density bonus program to be adopted at the County level. As part of that discussion we promised to provide a … [Read More...] about Density Bonuses and You