The 1920s saw the beginnings of Sunnyvale’s growth. The people of Sunnyvale wanted modern conveniences like paved roads, a municipal water and sewer system and even an especially controversial item, a civic center. In 1925, the voters of Sunnyvale approved an $86,000 bond for the… Read More »Forget selfish personal interests: California’s first woman mayor
I, Nancy Smith, am the 15th woman to serve on Sunnyvale City Council since the City was set up in 1912. March is Women’s History month, so watch this space for more information about women leaders of Sunnyvale past and present.
One of the defining characteristics of life in Sunnyvale is that a certain number of airplanes fly overhead — from jets during Fleet Week to cargo planes flying in and out of Moffett Field to the occasional helicopter police patrol. Sunnyvale is now experiencing an… Read More »My response to increased airplane noise in Sunnyvale
As part of our outreach, we are communicating priorities for the first 100 days of Nancy’s tenure on Council. Define and leverage new ways for residents to interact with Council and staff, towards assuring all voices are heard Put the city on a path to… Read More »Top priorities for Sunnyvale
As the campaign enters the final stretch, people have been having house parties and voters are open about items of concern. At the home of a supporter in the Cherry Chase neighborhood this recently, several women echoed “It’s like we have two Sunnyvales!” A man… Read More »Sunnyvale’s path forward
Quote from Hon. Dean Chu, former Sunnyvale mayor: Water conservation and environmental concerns are very important to me. Nancy sought input right away to learn the issues. I was impressed how fast she came up to speed. — Dean Chu, former Sunnyvale Mayor
Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 22, 2016 Nancy Smith for Sunnyvale City Council announces opposition Measure M Sunnyvale — City Council Seat 6 Candidate Nancy Smith announced her opposition to Measure M, Sunnyvale’s measure requiring a vote for the sale or lease of Sunnyvale… Read More »My Opposition to Measure M
Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 22, 2016 Nancy Smith for Sunnyvale City Council supports the transportation sales tax Measure B Sunnyvale — City Council Seat 6 Candidate Nancy Smith announced her support for Measure B, the Valley Transportation Authority’s Transportation Sales Tax measure. “I… Read More »My Support for the Transportation Sales Tax Measure B