If you are a resident or business owner from a neighborhood east of the San Lorenzo River, our City Hall to YOU event on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 6:30 p.m. offers the opportunity to voice neighborhood concerns and ask questions of City leaders and staff.
The forum at Santa Cruz Bible Church includes 20 open house tables where you can:
- Learn details of the current Measure H overlay paving project from engineers.
- Hear results of new climate change studies and future solutions-based outreach plans.
- Provide input regarding upgrades for the Branciforte Library.
- Learn about the new sewer lateral ordinance expected to become law this month.
- Obtain information about the Water Street Affordable Housing Project.
- Bring batteries and eyeglasses for recycling and have waste reduction and street sweeping questions answered.
- See how the Santa Cruz Go initiative is addressing transportation demand management.
- Join neighbors in listing your housing concerns on a mural.
- Talk with the City’s new Downtown Streets Team including team members who are currently homeless.
- Get free Street Smarts traffic safety yard signs.
- Ask experts your winter storm preparation questions.
During the town hall program:
- Hear Mayor Cynthia Chase share results from the recent series of engagement events that address the local housing crisis.
- Meet the City’s two new department heads: Planning and Community Development Director Lee Butler and Police Chief Andy Mills.
- Learn more about the City’s current work-plan goals.
- Get answers on questions asked about any City topic.
This is the sixth City Hall to YOU event since the program was launched In February 2016 to strengthen community connectedness. More City Hall to YOU information is available at www.cityofsantacruz.com/cityhalltoyou.