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.
Its officially been a week since California’s 2018 Midterm Election.Since then Business Council staff have been coming back to life and returning our full attention back to our SCCBC work. In this most recent election SCCBC staff was involved in several local measures as well as keeping constant tabs on a few statewide initiatives and […]
The Unified Corridor Study (UCS) was released in late September of 2018, since its release Business Council Staff has been considering all aspects of the study in order to choose the best possible scenario for the future of Santa Cruz Transportation. We have created a cheat sheet of the costs of each aspect of the […]
The Seacliff Improvement Association attended SCCBC’s Government Affairs Committee Meeting on 10/10/18 to discuss potential transportation improvements in the Seacliff and Aptos Village area. You can view their full presentation below. SIA Presentation to SC Business Council
At our May 2018 Board Meeting the Board heard from Susie O’Hara of the City of Santa Cruz regarding possible temporary homeless encampment sites within Santa Cruz County. The Board also heard about action being taken by Homeless Services Center to aid homelessness in Santa Cruz through their programs as well as the current temporary […]
Today the Joint Transportation and Infrastructure/Government Affairs Committee of the Santa Cruz County Business Council heard from Tiffany Wise-West from the City of Santa Cruz Climate Action group discuss the City of Santa Cruz’s Climate Adaption Planning and Progress Update. Her full presentation can be found below: Climate Adaptation Update_SCBC Apr 2018_Wise-West
2017 was an incredible year for the Santa Cruz County Business Council full of incredible work and progress in advocacy across our landmark issues of housing, water, transportation, public safety, and economic vitality. To learn more about each project as well as many of our members you can find a pdf of our annual report […]
New Housing Project at UC Santa Cruz By: Josie Buchanan Among the issues people consider to be driving the Santa Cruz rental crisis, the one that never fails to escape mention is the student population from UC Santa Cruz. It is a popular belief among residents that Santa Cruz is not able to sustain […]