News from the Mountain View Rental Housing Committee June 2017

Background: On November 8, 2016, the residents of the City of Mountain View voted to adopt Measure V, also known as the Community Stabilization and Fair Rent Act (CSFRA), to stabilize rents and to provide just cause eviction protections for certain rental units in Mountain View. Effective April 5, 2017, rent levels and rent increases … Continue reading News from the Mountain View Rental Housing Committee June 2017

Mountain View City Council Meeting June 2017

The Council met for the final time before the summer recess on June 27th and will resume meeting in September. Here are some of the final actions the Council took in June: Adoption of Fiscal Year 2017-18 Budget and Capital Improvement Projects After several months of discussion, the Council adopted the Fiscal Year 2017-18 Budget … Continue reading Mountain View City Council Meeting June 2017

Los Altos City Council Meetings June 2017

June 13, 2017 The city council voted to appropriate $96,619 from the Capital Improvement Program to award Wattis Construction the total $234,216 to complete the University Avenue Crosswalk Improvement Project. The city council adopted the resolution to support the Association of the Los Altos History Museum’s application for a $95,000 grant to the Santa Clara … Continue reading Los Altos City Council Meetings June 2017

Mountain View – Los Altos High School District (MVLA) July 2017

June 12 and 19, 2017 The board passed a budget for 2017-18 after holding a public hearing on June 12 which garnered no public comments.  The budget assumes a secured property tax growth of 8% and a donation from the MVLA Foundation of $1.7M.  It includes 4 additional full-time teachers to accommodate the expected increased … Continue reading Mountain View – Los Altos High School District (MVLA) July 2017

Annual Meeting – League Members Adopt Next Year’s Program, Budget, Slate of Officers

On Saturday June 10th, our League held its Annual Meeting and lunch at Michaels on Shoreline.   Over forty members attended to vote on Program directions, budget and Board of Officers/Directors for the new fiscal year.    Following the business meeting, we heard remarks from Thuy Nguyen, President of Foothill College. Thuy Nguyen discussed the programs underway … Continue reading Annual Meeting – League Members Adopt Next Year’s Program, Budget, Slate of Officers

Mountain View Rental Housing Committee Update June 2017

News from the Mountain View Rental Housing Committee Background: On November 8, 2016, the residents of the City of Mountain View voted to adopt Measure V, also known as the Community Stabilization and Fair Rent Act (CSFRA), to stabilize rents and to provide just cause eviction protections for certain rental units in Mountain View. Effective … Continue reading Mountain View Rental Housing Committee Update June 2017

Convention Report – League of Women Voters of California 2017

Convention Report - League of Women Voters of California 2017 The Pre Convention Briefing was held on May 24th at Sue Graham’s home to prepare and introduce the new League members to the working sessions and the fun sessions for the up coming conference.  We discussed convention registration, hotel, mileage, parking, meals, etc. as well … Continue reading Convention Report – League of Women Voters of California 2017