Mountain View-Los Altos High School District Meeting February 2018

MVLA Board Meeting 2/5/18 The board approved putting a bond measure on the June 5, 2018 ballot at a $295M maximum principle amount, raising an average of $18M annually until approximately 2039, at a tax rate estimated to be $30 per $100,000 of appraised property value.   The board approved contracts with Kramer Project Development … Continue reading Mountain View-Los Altos High School District Meeting February 2018

Rental Housing Committee Update February 2018

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 Rental Housing Committee Update February 2018

Environmental Sustainability Task Force 2 (ESTF-2) Public Input Meeting

Mountain View’s residential population could grow more than 40% by 2030. With this as a backdrop, the Environmental Sustainability Task Force 2 (ESTF-2) hosted a “Public Input Forum” on January 31, 2018 for community members to share their ideas for a sustainable Mountain View. Participants brainstormed and shared their vision for what they want the … Continue reading Environmental Sustainability Task Force 2 (ESTF-2) Public Input Meeting

Report on League Forum: “Campers and RVs in Our City”

The League forum “Campers and RVs in Our City” featured three speakers from the community, followed by a question-and-answer session with the audience. Tom Myers, Executive Director of Community Services Agency (CSA), indicated that the distance between the "haves" and the "have-nots" in our community is getting wider. A few years ago, CSA would typically … Continue reading Report on League Forum: “Campers and RVs in Our City”

Los Altos City Council Meetings January 2018

January 9, 2018 The City Council extended the existing interim urgency moratorium, determined on 11/28/2017, for 10 months and 15 more days on any establishment, creation, or expansion of commercial cannabis activity in all zoning districts for the City of Los Altos. City Council directed the staff to explore allowing commercial cannabis activity along El … Continue reading Los Altos City Council Meetings January 2018

Mountain View City Council Meeting January 2018

Election of Mayor and Vice Mayor In the ceremonial first meeting of the year, the Council elected Lenny Siegel and Lisa Matichak as the new Mayor and Vice Mayor. Outgoing Mayor Ken Rosenberg spoke about his proudest moments, including Mountain View’s self-designation as a Human Rights City and the adoption of the North Bayshore Precise … Continue reading Mountain View City Council Meeting January 2018

Mountain View – Los Altos High School District Meetings January 2018

January 8 and 22, 2018 The main attraction of these meetings continued to be the Facilities Master Plan, which was approved at the Jan 22 meeting.  The Jan 8 meeting was preceded by a 3-hour study session on the Plan during which the master plan was presented in some detail and community members had an … Continue reading Mountain View – Los Altos High School District Meetings January 2018

Mountain View Whisman School Board Meetings January 2018

MVWSD Board Meetings, January 4th and 18th,  2018 The Mountain View Whisman Board of Trustees met on January 4th and 18th, 2018. Trustee Gutiérrez, Jr., was not present at the January 4th meeting. SchoolMint - New Online Student Enrollment System For the first time ever, registration for the upcoming school year can now be completed … Continue reading Mountain View Whisman School Board Meetings January 2018

Rental Housing Committee Update January 2018

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 December 23, 2016 rent levels and rent increases … Continue reading Rental Housing Committee Update January 2018