What if I told you that Watsonville could develop a brand new, 150 unit mixed income housing project with 20 percent affordable housing in place of an automobile junkyard that has been polluting the local waterway for 60 years? Now what if I said that project would have essentially zero impact on … [Read More...] about The Next Chapter of 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.
The Soquel Creek Water District has released the draft EIR (Environmental Impact Report) for their Pure Water Soquel Project, this project has the following objectives: •Replenish the local groundwater basin •Prevent further seawater intrusion •Develop a sustainable water supply in a timely … [Read More...] about Soquel Creek Water District Draft EIR
Last week the City of Watsonville voted to place an increase in the Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) from 11 percent to 12 percent on the November ballot. TOT Taxes, otherwise known as hotel taxes, are an additional charge levied on overnight guests staying within a given area based upon how much they … [Read More...] about Watsonville City Council Votes to Raise TOT Tax