February 3 – 9, 2019 Weekly Review

Santa Cruz County

The County Parks and Recreation Commission meets Monday, February 4 at 7:00 pm at Simpkins Swim and Community Center, 979 17th Ave, in Santa Cruz. Click HERE for the agenda. Items on the agenda include a presentation on the Live Oak Library Annex project; and a resolution to encourage County Parks access.

The County Water Advisory Commission meets Wednesday, February 6 at 4 pm, at Santa Cruz County Government Building, 701 Ocean Street, 5th floor (former RDA) Conference Room, in Santa Cruz. Click HERE for the agenda. Items on the agenda include Water Supply for Cannabis Operations; and Update of General Plan policies related to water.
 
First District Supervisor John Leopold holds a constituent meeting Wednesday, February 6 at 5:30 pm at Porter Memorial Library, 3050 Porter St, in Soquel.
 
The County Latino Affairs Commission meets Wednesday, February 6 at 6 pm at Santa Cruz County United Way office, 4450 Capitola Road, Suite 106, in Capitola. Click HERE for the agenda.
 
The Regional Transportation Commission holds its Highway 9 Plan Open House Wednesday, February 6 at 6 pm at Boulder Creek Elementary School, Multi-Purpose Room, 400 W. Lomond St., in Boulder Creek. Click HERE for more information. The Draft Plan Document is available at https://sccrtc.org/projects/streets-highways/hwy-9-plan/#draftreport
 
The Regional Transportation Commission meets Thursday, February 7 at 9 am, at City of Scotts Valley Council Chambers, 1 Civic Center Drive Scotts Valley (NOTE LOCATION). Click HERE for the agenda. Items on the agenda include a hearing on the Draft Highway 9/San Lorenzo Valley Complete Streets Corridor Plan.
 
The County Fish and Wildlife Commission meets Thursday, February 7 at 7 pm at the County Planning Department Conference Room. Click HERE for the agenda. Items on the agenda include discussion on Wildlife Conservation and Current Issues; Significant Tree Ordinance and idea of expanding coverage outside coastal zone; and Update and discussion of PG & E’s Community Wildfire Safety Program.
 

City of Santa Cruz

The City Water Commission meets Monday, February 4 at 7 pm at City Council Chambers, 809 Center Street, in Santa Cruz. Click HERE for the agenda. Items on the agenda include the 2019 Water Supply Outlook.
 
The City Zoning Administrator meets Wednesday, February 6 at 10 am Santa Cruz City Council Chambers, 809 Center St, in Santa Cruz. Click HERE for the agenda. Items on the agenda include Public Hearings on an Administrative Use Permit to establish a volatile cannabis manufacturing use within an existing commercial building in the Industrial (IG) zone district; Administrative Use Permits to establish retail cannabis stores within existing commercial buildings in the Community Commercial (CC) zone district; and Coast Permit, Demolition Authorization Permit and Heritage Tree Removal Permit.

The Commission for the Prevention of Violence Against Women meets Wednesday, February 6 at 6:45 pm at the City Council Chambers, 809 Center Street, in Santa Cruz. The agenda will be available HERE.
 
The City Planning Commission meeting scheduled for Thursday, February 7 at 7 pm has been cancelled due to lack of agenda items.

City of Scotts Valley

The Scotts Valley City Council meets Wednesday, February 6 at 6 pm at City Council Chambers 1 Civic Center Drive in Scotts Valley. Click HERE for the agenda. Items on the agenda include a public hearing for the Planned Development Permit for the Hangar project at 260 Mt. Hermon Road.
 

City of Watsonville

The Watsonville Parks and Recreation Commission meeting scheduled on Monday, February 4 at 6:30 pm is cancelled due to a lack of a quorum.

 

Other Organizations

The Soquel Creek Water District Board meets Tuesday, February 5 at 7:45 pm at the Capitola City Council Chambers. Click HERE for the agenda. Items on the agenda include a Public Hearing to Consider Waiver Request from Faithful Performance Bond Requirements for Main Extension Agreement for the City of Capitola.

The San Lorenzo Valley Water District Board of Directors meets Thursday, February 7 at 5 pm at the Operations Building, 13057 CA-9, in Boulder Creek. Click HERE for the agenda.

The Santa Margarita Groundwater Agency holds Workshop 2 – Water Budgets: How Do We Balance All Needs, Saturday, February 9 at 9 pm at Felton Community Hall, 6191 Highway 9 in Felton. Assemblymember Mark Stone is the featured speaker. Click HERE for details.

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Santa Cruz County

Assessment Appeals Board, Monday, January 14, 8:30 am – 12 pm: Governmental Center Building, 701 Ocean Street, Room 525, Santa Cruz. Click HERE for the agenda.

Board of Supervisors Meeting; Tuesday, January 15, 9am – 10am; Board of Supervisors, 701 Ocean St # 500A, Santa Cruz. Click HERE for agenda. Click HERE for Agenda Review.

Fire Department Advisory Commission; Wednesday, January 16, 4 pm – 6 pm; CAL Fire CZU Headquarters – Conference Room, 6059 Highway 9, Felton. Click HERE for the agenda.

Leopold Student Forum at Loma Prieta Elementary School; Wednesday, January 16, 5:30pm – 6:30pm; Loma Prieta Elementary School, 23800 Summit Road

Regional Transportation Commission Meeting; Thursday, January 17, 9am – 12pm; County Board of Supervisors Chambers, 701 Ocean St., 5th Fl, Santa Cruz. Click HERE for the agenda.

Mobile & Manufactured Home Commission; Thursday, January 17, 9:30am – 11:00am; Simpkins Swim Center. Click HERE for the agenda.

Mental Health Advisory Board; Thu, January 17, 3pm – 5pm; 1400 Emeline Avenue, BLDG K, Room 206, Santa Cruz. Click HERE for the agenda.

Civil Service Commission; Thursday, January 17, 5:45pm – 7:00pm; Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors Chambers. Agenda will be available HERE.

Boulder Creek Library Community Meeting & Design Discussion; Thu, January 17, 6pm – 8pm; Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 West Park Avenue, Boulder Creek. Click HERE for more information.

Women’s Commission; Thu, January 17, 6:30pm – 8:30pm; Coastlines Conference Rm, 5th Floor, Santa Cruz County Bldg 701 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz. Click HERE for agenda.

 

City of Capitola

City Council Special Meeting; Monday, January 14, 6:00 – 8:00pm, City Council Chambers; “Consider a Homeless Shelter Crisis Declaration. RECOMMENDED ACTION: Council discretion to consider a resolution declaring a Homeless Shelter Crisis within Capitola.” Click HERE for agenda.

Planning Commission Meeting; Thursday, January 17, 7pm – 9pm; Capitola City Council Members 420 Capitola Ave, Capitola. Meeting cancelled.

 

City of Santa Cruz

Marianne’s Ice Cream Project Community Meeting; Monday, January 14, 6pm – 7pm; 1201 & 1211 Fair Avenue, Santa Cruz. “Design Permit and Nonresidential Demolition Permit to demolish an existing commercial building and to construct a 10,000 square foot industrial building to include ice cream manufacturing, storage, and incidental retail uses on a property in the General Industrial Performance Overlay (IGP2) zone district.”

Sister Cities Committee; Monday, January 14, 7pm – 9pm; City Council Chambers. Click HERE for agenda.

City Council Special Meeting, Tuesday, January 15, 7pm – 9pm; City Council Chambers; Advisory Bodies Interviews;

Santa Cruz Zoning Administrator; 10am – 11am; City Hall, 809 Center St. Click HERE for the agenda.

Jump Bikes Meeting; Wednesday, January 16, 7pm – 9pm; Santa Cruz Police Department Community Room, 155 Center Street; Santa Cruz Neighbors host JUMP Operations Manager Kyle Klein and City Transportation Manager Claire Filesler.

Historic Preservation Commission; Wednesday, January 16, 7:00pm – 7:30pm; Meeting has been cancelled

Planning Commission Meeting; Thursday, January 17, 7pm – 11pm; City Council Chambers, 809 Center Street Santa Cruz. Click HERE for agenda.

 

City of Scotts Valley

City Council Meeting, Wednesday, January 16, 6pm – 9pm; City Council Chambers 1 Civic Center Drive Scotts Valley; Rescheduled to January 23

Parks & Recreation Commission; Thursday, January 17, 6pm – 9pmCity Council Chambers 1 Civic Center Drive. Agenda will be available HERE.

 

City of Watsonville

Watsonville Planning Commission; Tuesday, January 15, 6pm – 8pm; City Council Chambers 275 Main Street, Top Floor. Click HERE for agenda.

 

Other Organizations

Monterey Bay Community Power Executive Committee; Tuesday, January 15, 2:30pm – 5:00pm; Monterey Bay Community Power Board Room 70 Garden Court, Suite 300, Monterey. Click HERE for agenda.

Soquel Creek Water District Board; Tuesday, January 15, 6pm – 9pm; Capitola City Council Chambers. Click HERE for agenda.

Monterey Bay Commmunity Power Operations Board of Directors; Wednesday, January 16, 10:30am – 12:00pm; Monterey Bay Community Power Board Room 70 Garden Court Suite 300, Monterey. REMOTE LOCATION VIA TELECONFERENCE Any interested parties or community members may attend, and participate in the meeting at the following address: City of Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, Tony Hill Room 307 Church Street Santa Cruz. Click HERE for agenda.

Monterey Bay Community Power Community Advisory Council; Thursday, January 17, 6pm – 8pm; Monterey Bay Community Power Board Room, 70 Garden Court, Suite 300, Monterey. Click HERE for agenda.

San Lorenzo Valley Water District Board; Thursday, 6 PM; 13057 Highway 9. Click HERE for the agenda.

Mid-County Groundwater Agency; Thursday, January 17, 7pm – 9pm; Simpkins Family Swim Center. Meeting has been cancelled

Santa Margarita Groundwater Agency

The Santa Margarita Groundwater Agency holds a Community Meeting on January 12 from 9 am to 1pm at Felton Community Hall, 6191 Highway 9,  in Felton.

The meeting is “to engage and inform all people who rely on the water supply from the Santa Margarita Groundwater Basin. The Santa Margarita Groundwater Basin is the major water source for communities in the San Lorenzo Valley, Scotts Valley, the City of Santa Cruz and unincorporated areas of Santa Cruz County.

“This community meeting, ‘Land Use and Water: How Much Does Growth Matter?’ will provide information on land use planning and how it relates to the water supply and will include a keynote speaker; break-out sessions where participants can engage with each other, water management staff and elected leaders; informational displays; and an expert panel discussion.”