At the special meeting of the Sunnyvale City Council on March 17th, we agreed to help Sunnyvale Community services with an emergency grant of $250,000 for one or more of the following: Rental Assistance (current, arrears) Deposit Assistance (Relocations) City Utilities PG&E Motel Stays (up… Read More »COVID-19 Update from City Council Meeting
UPDATE; The City Council called a special meeting for 6:30 PM tomorrow to begin to address the special needs in our community due to the COVID-19, including consideration of a proposed emergency assistance agreement with Sunnyvale Community Services and to give the City Manager authority… Read More »City Council Calls Special Meeting To Address COVID-19 Response Tomorrow, March 17
Less than 24 hours after Governor Newsom ordered people 65 years and older to home isolate, Santa Clara County Health Department as well as six additional counties in our region issued an order to shelter in place. Failure to do so can be a misdemeanor.… Read More »Update from Santa Clara County Health on Regional Shelter in Place Order
Here are some things to know about COVID-19 for Sunnyvale The governor asked people 65 and older to isolate themselves at home The County has banned gatherings of 100 or more people and restricted those with 35 or more The City is complying with the… Read More »Update on Covid-19 for Sunnyvale
This year, SB50 was the primary topic of conversation. Rather than propose amendments, the Housing, Community, and Economic Development Policy Committee voted to recommend to the League of California Cities Board to consider a “plan B” to help cities retain more control.
Sunnyvale was featured in a USA Today article published last week for our efforts to combat climate change. The article describes efforts of cities around the nation, but especially in California, to make homes less polluting when people perform day-to-day tasks like cooking. “No more… Read More »Reach codes and other measures to combat climate change
On Tuesday, Council will be deciding on the final map for the March 2020 ballot. Also, we’ll decide on the order the districts are elected. Council has heard some ideas from the public, but to get the conversation going more broadly, I am summarizing the… Read More »Which map and which districts go first?
Sunnyvale City Council approved the City’s Climate Action Playbook this week! The playbook has 6 strategies. 1) Promoting clean energy 2) Decarbonizing buildings 3) Decarbonizing transportation and sustainable land use 4) Managing resources sustainably 5) Empowering our community 6) Adapting to a changing climate Each… Read More »Climate Action Playbook – Getting Involved