Per California Executive Order N-29-20, the Cities Association of Santa Clara County will meet via teleconference only.  Meetings are live-streamed on the youtube channelBe well.  


Morgan Hill Mayor Rich Constantine Joins Executive Board

Posted on August 23, 2020

Cities Association of Santa Clara County President Larry Klein (Mayor, Sunnyvale) appointed Mayor Rich Constantine (Morgan Hill) to the Executive Board. Constantine has served on the Board of Directors since 2018. "Mayor Constantine brings a voice for our South County communities, " Klein noted.  "and he will be an integral part of leading our association...

We’re hiring!

Posted on August 18, 2020

The Cities Association is looking to hire an Office Assistant Who we are: the Cities Association of Santa Clara County (CASCC) is an association of the fifteen cities of the county and the elected representatives of more than 1.9 million Bay-Area residents. Since 1990, the city representatives have been gathering to discuss and find consensus...

Zoom-side Chat: Episode 4 with Assemblymember Marc Berman

Posted on August 18, 2020

Zoom-side Chat: Episode 4 is here! Legislative Action Committee Chair chats with California Assemblymember Marc Berman who represents the 24th District. In his first three years in the Assembly, Berman has had one of the highest success rates in the Legislature.  Fligor and Berman discuss a range of topics including COVID 19, Census, Cal-Train. ACA...

CASCC Planning Collaborative responds to Plan Bay Area 2050 Draft Bluprint

Posted on August 10, 2020

The Cities Association of Santa Clara County Planning Collaborative which includes the fifteen cities and the county offered comments to the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) on the Draft Blueprint for Plan Bay Area (PBA) 2050. As a general vision for the future growth and evolution of the Bay...

Zoom-side Chat: Episode 3 with Assemblymember Kansen Chu

Posted on August 7, 2020

Here it is ... Zoom-side Chat Episode 3. In Episode 3,  Assemblymember Kansen Chu of California District 25 joins Legislative Action Committee Chair Neysa Fligor (Vice Mayor, Los Altos) to discuss the legislative session.  Hear about what Assemblymember Chue is reading and how he is connecting with his constituents during COVID-19 We'll discuss economic recovery,...

Zoom-side Chat: Episode 2 with Assemblymember Evan Low

Posted on August 7, 2020

It's our second Zoom-side chat.  The recording worked this time, but we lose the host for a few minutes due to connectivity issues.  Regardless, we think you will enjoy our continuing conversations with our legislators. In Episode 2,  Assemblymember Evan Low of California District 28 joins Legislative Action Committee Chair Neysa Fligor (Vice Mayor, Los...

Zoom-side Chat with Senator Jerry Hill

Posted on August 5, 2020

Legislative Chair, Vice Mayor Neysa Fligor welcomed Senator Jerry Hill of California Senate District 13. Senator Hill has been the Mayor of San Mateo and Member, San Mateo County Board of Supervisors. He serves as the chair of the Senate's Labor, Public Employment and Retirement Committee and the Subcommittee on Gas, Electric and Transportation Safety....

CASCC Stands with Black Lives Matter

Posted on June 15, 2020

At the June 11, 2020 Board of Directors meeting, the Board approved the Black Lives Matters Resolution. This resolution was proposed by Vice Mayor Jones (San José). After a very impassioned speech by Mayor Constantine (Morgan Hill)  (1 hour 29-minute mark), the Board adopted the resolution and then paused. The Board is determined to heed the words...

Mayors Applaud County’s Swift Action and Request More Covid-19 Testing

Posted on April 29, 2020

Today, local city elected officials including the 15 mayors of Santa Clara County and Councilmember Liz Kniss of Palo Alto thanked the County for their swift action regarding COVID 19. " Dr. Sara Cody and her team's swift action undoubtedly saved thousands of lives in Santa Clara County and the region," praised Liz Kniss. As...

March 12, 2020 Meetings Canceled

Posted on March 10, 2020

Because Santa Clara County Health Department continues to revise guidance around community gatherings to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, the Cities Association of Santa Clara County is canceling the Legislative Action Committee and the Board of Directors meetings on Thursday, March 12.  Don't forget to wash your hands!  Questions?  Contact Andi Jordan, Executive...

What’s New! January 10, 2020

Posted on January 16, 2020

Read the latest updates from the January 9th, 2020 Legislative Action Committee, City Selection Committee, and Board of Directors Meetings. Click here to read web version of the newsletter.   

2020 Meeting Dates

Posted on January 8, 2020

Happy New Year!  Looking for the 2020 Meeting Dates? Click on these links: 2020 Calendar  Meetings for agendas, minutes, videos Cities Association meetings are typically the 2nd Thursday evening of the month. General Membership Meetings are held in  May and December in lieu of Board of Directors meetings .  No meeting in July. We look...

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo awarded 2019 Cities Champion

Posted on December 13, 2019

2019 Cities Association President Manny Cappello presented the Cities Champion of the Year Award to Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (CA - 18th District), an innovation problem solver and consensus builder, traits the Cities Association values.  Some of her recent efforts include introducing legislation to: Fund research related to wildfire smoke, Restore the role of municipalities in...

2020 Slate of Candidates for Executive Board Announced

Posted on October 31, 2019

The Nominating Committee announced the slate of candidates for the 2020 Executive Board of Directors. The Board of Directors will vote on the slate at the November 14, 2019 meeting.  Per the bylaws, nominations may also be made from the floor.

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 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...
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