The Santa Cruz County Business Council submitted a letter to express our support for the Soquel Creek Water District’s (District) application for an implementation grant for $50,000,0000 under the Proposition 1 Groundwater Grant Program for its Pure Water Soquel Project. Read the full letter below: SupportLetter_PureWaterGrant_ Learn more about Pure Water Soquel.
Pacific Front, Santa Cruz This project will be made up entirely of rental housing, adding much needed supply to the Santa Cruz rental stock – 205 to be exact, split into a mix of studios, one, and two bedrooms. The development was designated through a feasibility study that the affordability component to make this project […]
To: The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission From: Santa Cruz County Business Council Board of Directors RE: SCCBC Formal Position on Unified Corridor Study _______________________________________________________________________ Overview and Process: The Santa Cruz County Business Council Board of Directors has been conducting our own analysis of the preliminary results of the Unified Corridors Study (UCS), including […]
Today the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors, led by Chair Zach Friend, adopted in principle a pilot program to reduce the fees levied on new ADU owners as a means of encouraging more ADU development. ADUs (Accessory Dwelling Units), also known as “Granny Units”, have long been sought after in both the unincorporated area of […]
The President of Cabrillo College Matthew Wetstein spoke for the SCCBC Transportation and Government Affairs Committee about the new funding formula adopted by the California Community Colleges and the adverse effects it has had on some California Community Colleges, including Cabrillo. You can view the full presentation below: SCCBCGovtAffairsCmte09-12-18
For those of you who were unable to attend last week’s Lunch and Learn with City Staff about the proposed Downtown Library/Mixed Use Project you can view the presentation below. Mixed Use Master Slides
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 traffic in the […]
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 manner •Develop an affordable and reliable supplemental water source •Diversify and enhance resiliency […]