Board of Supervisors
The Board meets in the Board of Supervisors' Chambers, 701 Ocean St, Rm. 525. Meetings are generally scheduled for Tuesdays and begin at 9:00am.
Susan Galloway
Chief Deputy Clerk of the Board

P : 454-2323

701 Ocean Street
Room 525
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Upcoming Meetings

October, 2020
 
Assessment Appeals Board - Regular Meeting
November, 2020
 
Board of Supervisors - Regular Meeting
 
Assessment Appeals Board - Regular Meeting
 
Board of Supervisors - Regular Meeting
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Past Meetings

October, 2020
 
Flood Control and Water Conservation District - Zone 7 - Zone 7 Special Meeting
 
Board of Supervisors - Regular Meeting
 
Flood Control and Water Conservation District - Zone 7 - Zone 7 Regular Meeting
 
Board of Supervisors - Regular Meeting
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Notices

Recent Notices

 
Schedule a public hearing on November 17, 2020, beginning at 9:00 AM or thereafter, to consider Application 181606, a proposal to add the Permanent Room Housing combining zone district to Assessor's Parcel Number 084-181-03, property located at 14650 Two Bar Road, and take related actions, as recommended by the Planning Director
 
Schedule a public hearing on November 17, 2020, beginning at 9:00 AM or thereafter, to consider Application 181605, a proposal to add the Permanent Room Housing combining zone district to Assessor's Parcel Number 084-181-02, property located at 14630 Two Bar Road, and take related actions, as recommended by the Planning Director
 
Adopt ordinance amending Chapter 2.126 of the Santa Cruz County Code to add two new members to the Commission on Justice and Gender, to include a representative of the Black or African American community and a woman who has experienced incarceration (approved in concept October 6, 2020)
 
Adopt ordinance amending Chapter 8.48 of the Santa Cruz County Code to extend the prohibition of commercial evictions arising from COVID-19 loss of income (approved in concept October 6, 2020)
 
Schedule a public hearing on November 17, 2020, beginning at 9:00 AM or thereafter, to consider Application 181607, a proposal to add the Permanent Room Housing (PRH) Combining Zone District to parcel 081-091-05, property located at 13320 Highway 9, and associated CEQA Notice of Exemption, and take related actions, as recommended by the Planning Director
 
Adopt ordinance amending Chapter 16.10 of the Santa Cruz County Code, to implement changes to the Local Coastal Program/General Plan relating to Geologic Hazards (approved in concept September 15, 2020)
 
Adopt ordinance adding Chapter 16.13 to the Santa Cruz County Code to implement changes to the Local Coastal Program/General Plan relating to Floodplain Regulations (approved in concept September 15, 2020)
 
Adopt ordinance amending Chapter 16.20 of the Santa Cruz County Code, to implement changes to the Local Coastal Program/General Plan relating to Grading Regulations (approved in concept September 15, 2020)
 
Adopt ordinance amending Chapter 16.22 of the Santa Cruz County Code to implement changes to the Local Coastal Program/General Plan relating to Erosion Control (approved in concept September 15, 2020)
 
Consider approval in concept of ordinance amending Chapter 2.126 of the Santa Cruz County Code relating to the addition of new representatives to the Commission on Justice and Gender, to include a representative of the Black or African American community and a woman who has experienced incarceration; and schedule the ordinance for final adoption on October 20, 2020, as outlined in the memorandum of Supervisor Leopold
 
Consider approval in concept of ordinance amending Chapter 8.48 of the Santa Cruz County Code to extend the prohibition of commercial evictions arising from substantial income loss related to the COVID-19 pandemic through March 31, 2021; and schedule the ordinance for final adoption on October 20, 2020, as outlined in the memorandum of Supervisors Leopold and Coonerty
 
Public hearing to consider Application 181604, a proposal for permanent room housing at 10110 Soquel Drive in Aptos, requiring rezoning and a Commercial Development Permit; determine that the proposal is exempt from further environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act, and take related actions, as outlined in the memorandum of the Planning Director
 
Adopt ordinance amending various sections of Santa Cruz County Code Chapter 13.10 (Local Coastal Program Implementing Ordinance) regarding Accessory Structures, Home Occupations, Temporary Uses and Structures, and Hosted Rentals (approved in concept September 1, 2020)
 
Consider resolution amending the General Plan/Local Coastal Program Public Safety Element and Conservation and Open Space Element and accepting CEQA Negative Declaration; consider approval in concept of four ordinances amending Santa Cruz County Code Chapters 16.10 Geologic Hazards, 16.13 Floodplain Regulations (new), 16.20 Grading Regulations, and 16.22 Erosion Control; to return for second reading and final adoption on October 6, 2020, and take related actions, as outlined in the memorandum of the Planning Director
 
Consider adoption of urgency ordinance to provide protection from price-gouging in goods, services, and property rentals as a result of the CZU August Lightning Complex Fires, as well as future emergencies, as recommended by Supervisors Coonerty and McPherson
 
Adopt ordinance amending various sections of Santa Cruz County Code Chapter 13.10 (Local Coastal Program Implementing Ordinance) regarding Accessory Structures, Home Occupations, Temporary Uses and Structures, and Hosted Rentals (approved in concept September 1, 2020)
 
Consider the 2020-21 County of Santa Cruz Revised Budget Concluding Actions, authorize the Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector, with the concurrence of the County Administrative Officer, to make necessary adjustments for 2020-21 due to increases and decreases in available financing and approve the 2020-21 County of Santa Cruz Revised Budget, including Concluding Report items, and take related actions, as outlined in the memorandum of the County Administrative Officer
 
[13.1 (18)] Adopt ordinance amending Santa Cruz County Code section 13.10.694 Vacation Rentals, and use charts within sections 13.10.312, 13.10.322, 13.10.352 and 13.10.372, to implement amendments to 13.10.694, which are also amendments to the Local Coastal Program (approved in concept August 18, 2020)
 
Schedule a public hearing on September 15, 2020, beginning at 9:00 AM or thereafter, to consider Application 181609, a proposal to add the Permanent Room Housing (PRH) combining zone district to parcel 064-272-01 (4700 Highway 9), and take related actions, as recommended by the Planning Director
 
Schedule a public hearing on September 15, 2020, beginning at 9:00 AM or thereafter, to consider Application 181608, a proposal to add the Permanent Room Housing (PRH) Combining District to parcel 065-081-13 (6154 Highway 9), and take related actions, as recommended by the Planning Director
 
Schedule a public hearing on September 1, 2020, beginning at 9:00 AM or thereafter, to consider Application 181612, a proposal to add the Permanent Room Housing (PRH) Combining District to parcel 042-032-12 (222 Santa Cruz Ave), and take related actions, as recommended by the Planning Director
 
Schedule a public hearing on September 15, 2020, beginning at 9:00 AM or thereafter, to consider Application 181604, a proposal to add the Permanent Room Housing (PRH) combining zone district to parcel 041-511-10 (10110 Soquel Drive), and take related actions, as recommended by the Planning Director
 
Schedule a public hearing on September 15, 2020, beginning at 9:00 AM or thereafter, to consider Application 181605, a proposal to add the Permanent Room Housing (PRH) combining zone district to parcel 084-181-02 (14630 Two Bar Road), and take related actions, as recommended by the Planning Director
 
Schedule a public hearing on September 15, 2020, beginning at 9:00 AM or thereafter, to consider Application 181606, a proposal to add the Permanent Room Housing (PRH) combining zone district to parcel 084-181-03 (14650 Two Bar Road), and take related actions, as recommended by the Planning Director
 
Schedule a public hearing on September 1, 2020, beginning at 9:00 AM or thereafter, to consider Application 181611, a proposal to add the Permanent Room Housing (PRH) Combining District to parcel 042-032-03 (165 East St), and take related actions, as recommended by the Planning Director
 
Schedule a public hearing on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. or thereafter, to consider application 28381, a proposal to rezone three contiguous parcels totaling approximately 60 acres from the Special Use (SU) zone district to Timber Production (TP) on parcels located approximately one mile south of the intersection of Buzzard Lagoon Road and Summit Road in the Summit Planning area, as recommended by the Planning Director
 
Schedule a jurisdictional hearing on Tuesday, September 15, 2020, beginning at 9:00 a.m. or thereafter to consider whether to take jurisdiction of an appeal regarding Planning Commission decision on Application 181024, a proposal for demolition and replacement of an existing dwelling on property located at 379 Beach Drive in Aptos (Assessor's Parcel Number 043-095-14), and take related actions, as recommended by Clerk of the Board
 
Approve the Request for Qualifications for consultant support on the Rail Trail Segments 10 and 11; authorize Public Works to begin distribution of the Request for Qualifications; direct Public Works to return on or before December 8, 2020, with a recommendation for award of contract, and take related actions, as recommended by the Deputy CAO/Director of Public Works
 
Schedule a public hearing on Tuesday, August 18, 2020, beginning at 9:00 AM or thereafter, to consider amendments to various sections of Chapter 13.10 of the Santa Cruz County Code (Local Coastal Program Implementing Ordinance) and CEQA Notice of Exemption regarding Temporary Uses and Structures, Accessory Structures, Home Occupations, and Hosted Rentals; and take related actions, as recommended by the Planning Director
 
Schedule a jurisdictional hearing on Tuesday, September 15, 2020, beginning at 9:00 a.m. or thereafter to consider whether to take jurisdiction of an appeal regarding Planning Commission decision on Application 181024, a proposal for demolition and replacement of an existing dwelling on property located at 379 Beach Drive in Aptos (Assessor's Parcel Number 043-095-14), and take related actions, as recommended by Clerk of the Board
 
Accept and file the 2020-21 County Revised Budget document to be considered during budget hearings in August, schedule a public hearing on August 18, 2020, beginning at 1:30 PM or thereafter, to consider amendments to the Unified Fee Schedule, and take related actions, as recommended by the County Administrative Officer
 
Schedule special meetings on August 10-13, 2020 and September 29, 2020, set August 10, 2020 as the beginning date for public hearings on the 2020-21 Revised Budget, and take related actions, as recommended by the County Administrative Officer
 
Public hearing to consider whether to take jurisdiction of appeal of Planning Commission's denial of Application 181556, a proposal by Better Place Forests to operate a business on property located on Buzzard Lagoon Road in the Eureka Canyon area (Assessor's Parcel Number 106-291-16) and take related actions, as outlined in the memorandum of the Planning Director
 
Approve plans, specifications and engineer’s estimate for the Soquel San Jose Road 2017 Storm Damage Repair projects; authorize calling for bids at 2:00 p.m. on July 28, 2020 at the Department of Public Works; authorize the Deputy CAO/Director of Public Works to award contract to the qualified low bidder and direct staff to return on or before October 20, 2020 to ratify contract approval, and take related actions, as recommended by the Deputy CAO/Director of Public Works
 
Approve plans, specifications, and engineer’s estimate for the Branciforte Drive 2017 Storm Damage Repair project; authorize calling for bids at 2:00 p.m. on July 29, 2020, at the Department of Public Works; authorize the Deputy CAO/Director of Public Works to award contract to the qualified low bidder; direct Public Works to return on or before October 20, 2020 to ratify contract approval, and take related actions, as recommended by the Deputy CAO/Director of Public Works
 
Approve plans, specifications and engineer’s estimate for the Two Bar Road 2017 Storm Damage Repair project; authorize calling for bids at 2:00 p.m. on July 30, 2020, at the Department of Public Works; authorize the Deputy CAO/Director of Public Works to award contract to qualified low bidder; direct Public Works to return on or before October 20, 2020 to ratify contract approval, and take related actions, as recommended by the Deputy CAO/Director of Public Works
 
Approve plans, specifications and engineer’s estimates for Alba Road 2017 Storm Damage Repair project; authorize calling for bids at 2:00 p.m. on July 31, 2020, at the Department of Public Works; authorize the Deputy CAO/Director of Public Works to award contract to the qualified low bidder; direct Public Works to return on or before October 20, 2020 to ratify contract approval, and take related actions, as recommended by the Deputy CAO/Director of Public Works
 
Approve plans, specifications and engineer’s estimate for the Cathedral Drive 2017 Storm Damage Repair project and calling for bids at 2:00 p.m. on July 28, 2020 at the Department of Public Works; authorize the Deputy CAO/Director of Public Works to award the contract to the qualified low bidder and direct Public Works to return on or before October 20, 2020 to ratify contract approval, and take related actions, as recommended by the Deputy CAO/Director of Public Works
 
Consider urgency ordinances and non-urgency ordinances amending Santa Cruz County Code Chapters 7.128 and 13.10 relating to non-retail commercial cannabis regulations, and making findings of exemption from CEQA; schedule the non-urgency ordinances for second reading and final adoption on August 4, 2020, and take related actions, as outlined in the memorandum of the County Administrative Officer
 
Public hearing to consider and adopt ordinance to extend a moratorium on the issuance of new vacation rental permits, as outlined in the memorandum of County Counsel
 
Approve plans, specifications and engineer’s estimate for the Hubbard Gulch Road 0.80 2017 Storm Damage Repair project; authorize calling for bids at 2:00 p.m. on July 30, 2020 at the Department of Public Works; direct Public Works to return on September 1, 2020, with a recommendation for award of contract, and take related actions, as recommended by the Deputy CAO/Director of Public Works
 
AS BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE SANTA CRUZ COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT - ZONE 7, Approve the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Land Surveying and Mapping Services in support of the Pajaro River Flood Risk Management project; authorize staff to begin distribution of the RFQ; set the deadline for electronic submittal of Statements of Qualifications for 3:00 p.m. on July 29, 2020; authorize the District Engineer to award contract to up to three of the most qualified firms in the not-to-exceed amount of $500,000 per year; direct staff to return to the Board to ratify awarded contracts and to update the Board on Land Net development status, and take related actions, as outlined in the memorandum of the District Engineer
 
Approve plans, specifications and engineer’s estimate for Lorenzo Avenue 2017 Storm Damage Repair project; authorize calling for bids at 2:00 p.m. on July 16, 2020, at the Department of Public Works; authorize the Deputy CAO/Director of Public Works to award contract to qualified low bidder; direct Public Works to return on or before October 6, 2020 to ratify approval, and take related actions, as recommended by the Deputy CAO/Director of Public Works
 
AS BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE SANTA CRUZ COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT - ZONE 7, Approve plans, specifications, and engineer’s estimate for 2020 Salsipuedes Creek Right Bank Levee Culvert Replacements project; authorize calling for bids at 2:00 p.m. on July 16th, 2020, at Department of Public Works; authorize the District Engineer to award contract to qualified low bidder; approve a transfer of funds as indicated in the attached AUD74; and direct staff to return on October 6, 2020 or on the District's next regularly scheduled meeting to ratify contract approval, and take related actions, as recommended by the District Engineer
 
Approve plans, specifications, and engineer's estimate for the Boulder Creek Library project; authorize calling for bids at 2:15 p.m. on July 23, 2020; direct the Department of Public Works to return on or before September 1, 2020, for award of contract, and take related actions, as recommended by the Deputy CAO/Director of Public Works
 
Consider and adopt urgency interim ordinance to place a moratorium on the issuance of new vacation rental permits, and schedule a public hearing for June 30, 2020 to consider an extension of the interim ordinance, as outlined in the memorandum of County Counsel
 
Consider and adopt urgency interim ordinance to place a moratorium on the issuance of new vacation rental permits, and schedule a public hearing for June 30, 2020 to consider an extension of the interim ordinance, as outlined in the memorandum of County Counsel
 
Schedule a public hearing on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, beginning at 9:00 AM or thereafter, to consider amendments to various sections within Chapter 13.10 of the Santa Cruz County Code (Local Coastal Program Implementing Ordinances) and CEQA Notice of Exemption regarding Vacation Rentals, and take related actions, as recommended by the Planning Director
 
Schedule a public hearing on June 16, 2020, beginning at 9:00 or thereafter to consider adoption of a resolution to authorize submittal of application to the State Community Development Block Grant Program for CARES ACT Stimulus funds (CDBG-CV), and take related actions, as recommended by the Planning Director
 
Schedule a public hearing on June 16, 2020, beginning at 9:00 AM or thereafter, to consider approval of a Five-Year Plan and adoption of a resolution authorizing participation in the Permanent Local Housing Allocation (PLHA) affordable housing program, and take related actions, as recommended by the Planning Director
 
Consider approval of attestation supporting a variance from Stage 2 COVID-19 restrictions associated with the Governor's Resilience Roadmap for California, and authorize the Chairperson of the Board to sign approval letter, as outlined in the memorandum of the Director of Health Services
 
Public hearing to consider resolution establishing 2020-21 sewer service charges for County Service Area 7, Boulder Creek; adopt resolution setting Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. or thereafter, as the date and time for a public hearing on the service charge report, and take related actions, as outlined in the memorandum of the Deputy CAO/Director of Public Works
 
Consider the 2020-21 County Proposed Budget to be considered during budget hearings, accept the tentative budget hearing schedule, set a public hearing on June 16, 2020 to consider amendments to the County's Unified Fee Schedule, schedule June 22, 2020, as the date the budget hearings will begin, and take related actions, as outlined in the memorandum of the County Administrative Officer
 
Adopt resolution confirming the previously established benefit assessment rates for County Service Areas 4, Pajaro Dunes and CSA 48, County Fire; adopt resolution setting a public hearing on June 2, 2020 for the proposed 2020/21 service charge reports for CSA 4 and 48, and take related actions, as recommended by the Director of General Services
 
Public hearing to consider resolution establishing 2020-21 sewer service charges for County Service Area 20, Trestle Beach; adopt resolution setting Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. or thereafter, as the date and time for a public hearing on the service charge report, and take related actions, as outlined in the memorandum of the Deputy CAO/Director of Public Works
 
AS THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE DAVENPORT COUNTY SANITATION DISTRICT: Public hearing to consider ordinance amending Title 3 of the District Code establishing 2020-21 water service charges, and ordinance amending Title 4 of the District Code establishing 2020-21 sewer service charges, for the Davenport County Sanitation District; schedule the ordinances for final adoption on May 19, 2020; set Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. or thereafter, as the date and time for a public hearing on the service charge reports; and take related actions, as outlined in the memorandum of the District Engineer
 
Public hearing to consider resolution establishing 2020-21 sewer service charges for County Service Area 20, Trestle Beach; adopt resolution setting Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. or thereafter, as the date and time for a public hearing on the service charge report, and take related actions, as outlined in the memorandum of the Deputy CAO/Director of Public Works
 
AS THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE FREEDOM COUNTY SANITATION DISTRICT: Public hearing to consider ordinance amending Title 3 of the District Code establishing 2020-21 sewer service charges for the Freedom County Sanitation District; schedule the ordinance for final adoption on May 19, 2020; set Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. or thereafter, as the date and time for a public hearing on the service charge reports; and take related actions, as outlined in the memorandum of the District Engineer
 
Consider the 2020-21 County Proposed Budget to be considered during budget hearings, accept the tentative budget hearing schedule, set a public hearing on June 16, 2020 to consider amendments to the County's Unified Fee Schedule, schedule June 22, 2020, as the date the budget hearings will begin, and take related actions, as outlined in the memorandum of the County Administrative Officer
 
Adopt resolution confirming the established benefit assessments/service charges for County Service Area 12, Wastewater Management (CSA 12) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-21; adopt resolution setting a public hearing for June 16, 2020, on the proposed FY 2020-21 Assessment/Service Charge Reports for CSA 12; and take related actions, as recommended by the Director of Health Services
 
AS THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE DAVENPORT COUNTY SANITATION DISTRICT: Adopt two ordinances amending the District Code to establish 2020-21 water and sewer service charges (ordinances approved in concept May 12, 2020)
 
Accept and file quarterly report on Cannabis Licensing Office operations, schedule a public hearing on June 2, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. or thereafter to consider ordinances amending Chapters 7.128 and 13.10 of the Santa Cruz County Code relating to cannabis licensing, direct staff to return in August 2020 with the next quarterly and final annual report for fiscal year 2019-20, and take related actions, as recommended by the County Administrative Officer
 
Adopt resolutions confirming previously approved Consumer Price Index increases in benefit assessment rates for CSA No. 2, CSA No. 5, and CSA No. 10; approve the public hearing notice and adopt a resolution setting June 16, 2020, at 9:00 a.m., or thereafter, as the date and time for a public hearing on the proposed benefit assessment/service charge reports for CSA No. 2, CSA No. 5, and CSA No. 10, and take related actions, as recommended by the Deputy CAO/Director of Public Works
 
Adopt resolutions confirming previously approved Consumer Price Index increases in benefit assessment rates for various County Service Areas; adopt resolution setting June 2, 2020, as the date for a public hearing on the proposed benefit assessment/service charge reports, and take related actions, as recommended by the Deputy CAO/Director of Public Works
 
Scheduled Public hearing de novo on June 16, 2020, for Application 171365, a proposal for a Wireless Communications Facility on property located at 1931 Soquel San Jose Road (Assessor’s Parcel Number 102-081-95) and take related actions, as outlined in the memorandum of the Planning Director
 
Accept and approve engineer’s reports for proposed FY 2020-21 increased assessment rates for County Service Areas (CSAs): No. 26 Hidden Valley and Muir Drive, CSA No. 37 Roberts Road (Zone D), and CSA No. 47 Braemoor Drive; adopt resolutions setting June 2, 2020 as the date for the public hearings; adopt resolutions of intention to authorize and levy the increased assessments; and take related actions, as recommended by the Deputy CAO/Director of Public Works
 
Accept and approve engineer’s reports for proposed FY 2020-21 increased assessment rates for County Service Areas (CSAs): No. 26 Hidden Valley and Muir Drive, CSA No. 37 Roberts Road (Zone D), and CSA No. 47 Braemoor Drive; adopt resolutions setting June 2, 2020 as the date for the public hearings; adopt resolutions of intention to authorize and levy the increased assessments; and take related actions, as recommended by the Deputy CAO/Director of Public Works
 
Adopt resolution confirming previously established benefit assessments for Mosquito Abatement/Vector Control - County Service Area (CSA) No. 53; adopt resolution setting a public hearing on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 to consider proposed benefit assessment rate reports for CSA No. 53, and take related actions, as recommended by the Agricultural Commissioner
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