Should the City choose the desal engineering consultants to guide the Citizens Water Supply Advisory Committee? Dear Santa Cruz Friends, Tomorrow Desal Alternatives will make what I think is a modest request of the City Council. Tell me if you think it is modest. Tomorrow afternoon around 4pm the City Council will consider whether to … Continue reading SC Desal Alternatives: Does The Consultant Matter?
Forest Gets a Reprieve Thanks to a small group of Santa Cruz citizens, University plans to build on 270 acres of forest north of campus are on hold. The California State Court of Appeals has ruled that the City of Santa Cruz's Environmental Impact Report for water service to the campus expansion is inadequate. The … Continue reading UCSC Expansion Denied By Court
IMPORTANT UPDATE: The state's Court of Appeals tossed out the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) prepared by the City of Santa Cruz for the extension of water for UCSC expansion into the Nature Reserve. LAFCO cannot approve the University's application for water service without a valid EIR. See the Sentinel article for details. This represents a … Continue reading Santa Cruz Action To Protect Our Forest