Learn more about a bill with huge potential for expanding California housing density and supply! This staff prepared presentation provides an overview of SB50 – an amendment to the State Density Bonus Law that would require local governments to grant an additional “equitable communities” incentive to housing developers if a given project is deemed to […]
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 […]
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
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 […]