Safety, Pothole Repair, Traffic Relief, Transit Improvement Measure

Safety, Pothole Repair, Traffic Relief, Transit Improvement Measure

A one-half cent sales tax to fund everything from filing potholes to Highway 1 transportation improvements will be on the November ballot. The “Safety, Pothole Repair, Traffic Relief, Transit Improvement Measure” is proposed to pay for a desperately needed mix of projects across transportation modes and geographic areas of Santa Cruz County, including $10 million for Highway 9. [...]

Hero Program in Santa Cruz County

Hero Program in Santa Cruz County

In 2014, the Board of Supervisors approved the Home Energy Renovation Opportunity (HERO) Program which offers Santa Cruz residents affordable energy efficient and water saving upgrades to their homes, with financing available through property tax bills. In Santa Cruz County, 111 applications have been submitted and, of those, 91 have been approved with $711,000 of [...]

Nurse Family Partnership Program

Nurse Family Partnership Program

I'm excited to tell you about a program being planned for our smallest, most vulnerable residents - newborn babies. The Nurse Family Partnership program can significantly improve the lives of low-income first-time moms and their children, and also, provide long-term benefits for the County as a whole. This program has shows incredible success in dozens [...]