Mountain View City Council January 2019

January 8 Council Chambers was packed for this primarily ceremonial session as outgoing Councilmembers Ken Rosenberg, Pat Showalter, and Lenny Siegel stepped down; newly elected Councilmembers Ellen Kamei, Lucas Ramirez, and Alison Hicks took their seats; and Vice Mayor Lisa Matichak and Councilmember Margaret Abe-Koga were elected Mayor and Vice Mayor, following the standard progression. … Continue reading Mountain View City Council January 2019

Los Altos City Council January 2019

January 8, 2019 The City Council addressed a renewal and increase to Park in-Lieu fees. The term refers to the requirement that residential property developers, especially for multi-unit residential development, have a green area in the plan or prepare to pay a fee instead. The city has not increased the fees for developers in several … Continue reading Los Altos City Council January 2019

Our Voice, Our Vote Campaign October 16th – on KABC

Our local League of Women Voters joined a pilot initiative led by Santa Clara County Supervisor Cindy Chavez and the Santa Clara County Office of Education to register high school students to vote.   100 volunteers visited 13 high schools across the San Jose area to register students and eligible pre-registration voters too. Our local LWV … Continue reading Our Voice, Our Vote Campaign October 16th – on KABC

Foothill Community College Political Awareness Day October 10th

Our League of Women Voters Los Altos Mountain View members partnered with Foothill College's President and student leaders to hold multiple election information sessions and a noon time "rally" to encourage students to register to vote.  Pete Stahl (a League member) spoke to two classes about the "Why, How, and What" of voting. The students were … Continue reading Foothill Community College Political Awareness Day October 10th

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November 6, 2018 General Election

Get information on the November general election! Table of Contents Videos and Materials from Past Events Voting Information League Recommends Videos and Materials from Past Events (video, slides) Ballot Measures Review /Pros & Cons (In studio) El Camino Healthcare District Candidate Forum (October 10th) Los Altos School Board Candidate Forum (September 27th) Los Altos City … Continue reading November 6, 2018 General Election

Mountain View City Council Meetings May 2018

Fiscal Year 2018-19 Narrative Budget Report and 10-Year Financial Forecast On May 1st, the Council provided initial direction on recommendations for the FY 2018-19 budget. Staff indicated that the City continues to benefit from significant property tax growth resulting from new development and changes in property ownership. With a recommendation to add a net 14.5 … Continue reading Mountain View City Council Meetings May 2018

Mountain View-Los Altos High School District Meetings June 2018

At a marathon meeting on 6/11, the board discussed the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP), the budget, collective bargaining agreements, and several items related to Measure E, the bond measure on the June 5th ballot.  Public hearings were held on the LCAP, the budget, and both collective bargaining agreements, but there were no public comments … Continue reading Mountain View-Los Altos High School District Meetings June 2018