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 […]
On September 24th, the County Planning Commission held a public hearing to discuss the current draft version of the Sustainable Santa Cruz County Plan. The Planning Commissioners present each provided comments on the Plan, and for the most part were supportive and complimentary of the vision laid out in the document. Following discussion by the […]
The fourteen (14) member Water Solutions Citizens Advisory (WSAC) Committee recently concluded its seventh round of monthly meetings. Originally formed by the Santa Cruz City Council in the wake of tabling the much discussed joint desalination project with Soquel Creek Water District, WSAC is moving into the “real deal” phase for their process. What does […]
Time: 7:30 – 8:45 AM Location: Marianne’s Ice Cream, 218 State Park Drive, Aptos/Seacliff This month the Infrastructure Committee invites all members to participate in a roundtable discussion with new Santa Cruz Metro chief Alex Clifford. Hired by the Metro Board in late March 2014, Mr. Clifford began his duties in May of this year […]
Time: 8:00 AM – 9:15 AM Location: PAMF, 2025 Soquel Drive (2nd Floor Conference Room), Santa Cruz This month the GA/ED Committee invites all members to hear from Santa Cruz City officials regarding the progress and future plans of the Water Solutions Advisory Committee (WSAC). Water Director Rosemary Menard and WSAC member Erica Stanojevic will […]
A candidate questionnaire from the local business community, led by the Santa Cruz Area Chamber of Commerce, was distributed to candidates running for Santa Cruz City Council during the week of September 22nd. Co-sponsors of the survey are SCCBC and the SC Downtown Association. Of the seven (7) candidates running for three (3) open seats, […]