On October 28th, the County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 in favor of adopting the Sustainable Santa Cruz County Plan. The Plan will provide guiding principles for land use, zoning, transportation and infrastructure improvements throughout the County’s urban core. SCCBC served on the Plan’s advisory committee for the past 1.5 years. Additionally, each step of […]
Third District County Supervisor-elect Ryan Coonerty will provide SCCBC members and guests with a post-election recap on Wednesday, November 12th from 8:00 – 9:00 AM at Palo Alto Medical Foundation, 2025 Soquel Drive, in Santa Cruz. Coonerty will give his thoughts on local election results and the impact they will have on our community, in particular, how […]
Transportation has been one of the core areas of focus for SCCBC because the quality of local roads and highways, as well as traffic flow, have a significant impact on commerce. As part of our work we have been meeting regularly with Santa Cruz Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) staff to provide input on a potential […]
SCCBC will host its 5th Annual Forecast for the State and Local Economy luncheon on Friday, December 5, 2014. The featured speaker will be Erik Davidson, EVP and Deputy Chief Investment Officer for Wells Fargo Private Bank. Event Overview 2015 Economic and Market Outlook – Opportunities in the Midst of Uncertainties Erik Davidson, CFA, Deputy […]
On Friday, October 24th the Santa Cruz County Business Council (SCCBC), in direct partnership with Cabrillo College, conducted a roundtable discussion with a number of local business leaders, Cabrillo faculty and staff, and Cabrillo students about the state of workforce preparedness. The discussion was both frank and constructive in describing the multitude of experiences and […]
The Santa Cruz County Business Council has been paying close attention to the City of Santa Cruz Water Supply Advisory Committee (WSAC). Our appointed representative, Sid Slatter of Slatter Construction, has put in a tremendous amount of effort in both participating in the committee’s work and reporting back to us. We appreciate his dedication to […]
At their October 16th meeting, based on the recommendation of the Executive Committee, SCCBC Board of Directors approved a motion calling for a two-year term for officers. At the urging of Board members, 2014 Chair Peggy Dolgenos (CEO of Cruzio Internet) has accepted the role of continuing her leadership through 2015.
SCCBC does not formally endorse or contribute to political campaigns, though we do keep a watchful eye on how local races are shaping up. Over the past few months, SCCBC staff followed races taking place throughout the County by the following actions: Meeting informally with individual candidates to learn more about their views on issues […]