Measure S and 2018 Fiscal Emergency
In February 2018 the Santa Cruz City Council declared a "Fiscal Emergency." The Council also approved a ballot measure, Measure S, to raise Santa Cruz sales tax from 9% to 9.25%. If Measure S passes, the increased tax would be equal to twenty-five cents per $100 spent.
The City budget has been impacted by four trends that are creating significant gaps in most California cities General Funds.
Building & Safety Hosting Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES)/Safety Assessment Program (SAP) Evaluator Training May 31, 2018
This training is open to all registered engineers, licensed architects, and certified building inspectors who would like to assist their local building department with safety assessment of structures following a natural disaster.
Celebrate National Public Works Week with Free Trolley Tours and Bike Share Ribbon-Cutting
Celebrate National Public Works Week with free trolley tours May 21- 24 and lunch-hour Bike Share ribbon-cutting on May 22.
CITY OF SANTA CRUZ WATER RESTRICTIONS BEGIN MAY 1
Restrictions for water use by Santa Cruz water customers begin May 1
Upper Park Road Slide Repair Project Begins May 21
The Upper Park Road Slide Repair Project is scheduled to begin Monday, May 21, with expected conclusion by Aug. 1, 2018.
Celebrate at Food Truck Kickoff in San Lorenzo Park on May 25
Food Trucks return to San Lorenzo Park in Santa Cruz on Friday, May 25, 5-8 p.m. The community is invited to this family-friendly block party to break bread with neighbors.