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What’s New – July 2019

Posted on July 12, 2019

RHNA Subregion The Board will be discussing the proposal for the RHNA Subregion at the August meeting. City Managers and members of SCCAPO received the draft resolution, MOU, & staff report template. City/county action items for RHNA Formation: Please have your attorney review and submit edits, suggestions by July 24 to andi@citiesassociation.org Agendize the RHNA...

Cities Association position on Housing

Posted on April 3, 2019

CASCC recognizes the need for increased housing opportunities, especially for people earning below the area median income. We fully endorse local and regional efforts to encourage the production of more housing, preserve and increase subsidized below market rate housing at moderate- and below-income levels, and provide benefits to minimize the impact for current residents in...

Regional Economic Forum talks Affordable Housing

Posted on March 1, 2019

Repost from Channel 7 Bay Area group brainstorming to speed up affordable housing projects Updated 15 minutes ago SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- In Silicon Valley, worry is growing that the lack of affordable housing could make it more difficult to retain or recruit workers. So new ideas have surfaced to try to speed up...

KCBS on SC|SC Roundtable

Posted on February 28, 2019

Counties Band Together To Battle FAA Over Airplane Noise KCBS RADIO: ON-DEMAND  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28TH An alliance formed by Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties to address airplane noise has finally taken off. KCBS Radio reporter Mike Colgan says the thinking is the union will have more clout when it comes to negotiating noise issues...

Santa Clara | Santa Cruz Community Roundtable is set to launch!

Posted on February 16, 2019

The first two meetings of the Santa Clara | Santa Cruz Community Roundtable are scheduled: Wednesday, February 27 1PM – 3PM Santa Clara County County Government Center 70 West Hedding Street, 1st Floor San Jose, CA 95110 Wednesday, March 27 1PM – 3PM Santa Clara County County Government Center 70 West Hedding Street, 1st Floor...

City Selection Committee Appointments: January 2019

Posted on January 15, 2019

Congratulations to the recent appointees to regional boards:  Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG): Two Alternate Seats (term expires 6/2020) Councilmember Liz Kniss (Palo Alto) Councilmember Rod Sinks (Cupertino) Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) - Commissioner (term expires 2/2023) Councilmember Jeannie Bruins (Los Altos)   Santa Clara County Local Board: Cal-Id/RAN (ongoing term) Mayor Larry Klein...

Watch MTC presentation on CASA Compact

Posted on January 12, 2019

If you missed the January 10, 2019 Board of Directors meeting, we've uploaded a video to YouTube. The MTC powerpoint presentation is also available.

MTC presents CASA Compact

Posted on January 9, 2019

MTC will be presenting the CASA Compact to the Board of Directors on Thursday, January 10 at 7:30 PM. The Agenda outline for Thursday: 7PM Cities Association Business CASA Compact presentation and discussion: 7:30 -7:50 MTC presentation 7:50  Supervisor Cortese 8:00 - 8:30 Board Q&A - 8:30 -  Public Comment Agenda 

Request for Proposals: Facilitator/Consultant Services

Posted on November 27, 2018

Cities Association of Santa Clara County is soliciting proposals from individuals or firms familiar with aviation, aircraft, and airport noise management issues to provide facilitator/consultant services for the Santa Clara/Santa Cruz Counties Community Roundtable. Request for Proposal Background Information  Timeline: RFP Issued November 30, 2018 Deadline for Questions, Clarifications December 14, 2018 Proposals Due December...

Cities Selection Committee Appointments:

Posted on November 13, 2018

At the November 2018 meeting, the Cities Selection Committee appointed: Airport Land Use Commission (ALUC): Hon. Lisa Matichak (Mountain View) Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG): Hon. Chris Clark (Mountain View) Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD): Hon. Rod Sinks (Cupertino) SourceWise: Cricket Rubino (Morgan Hill) Santa Clara County Emergency Operational Area Council (OAC):...

November Board of Directors Meeting Update

Posted on November 8, 2018

In case you missed the November Board of Directors meeting: Senator Jerry Hill spoke about the upcoming legislation and asked for questions, perspectives, problems. . items of discussion: Pressure on school districts and local control on school districts Early childhood education focus of governor Transportation SB 50 was mentioned and the negative impact on Schools...

Board of Directors Meeting Summary: October 11, 2018

Posted on October 11, 2018

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