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Sandwiched between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Cruz Mountains and bordered north and south by agricultural land and open space, Santa Cruz covers 441 square miles and a multitude of microclimates. Its main population centers are Santa Cruz, a tourist town that’s also home to Silicon Valley commuters, and Watsonville, where California’s agricultural roots still run deep.

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Board of Supervisors

The five members of the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors act as the executive and legislative governing body of the County of Santa Cruz, responsible for representing and administrating the unincorporated portions of the county and certain special districts.

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Affordable housing developer celebrates Atkinson Lane groundbreaking

WATSONVILLE—About four dozen people were on hand to celebrate the groundbreaking of an 80-unit affordable housing complex off Atkinson Lane on Nov. 18. In his opening remarks, MidPen Housing President and CEO Matt Franklin said that creating affordable housing communities …


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Kalantari-Johnson Concedes D3 Supervisor Race

Justin Cummings declares victory after unlikely comeback


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How a Progressive Came From Behind to Win a Supervisorial Seat

Justin Cummings trailed Shebreh Kalantari-Johnson by nearly 5 percentage points after Election Day. More than a week later, he pulled ahead, giving credence to the local axiom that Santa Cruz progressives just vote later.

(Nov. 22, 2022) → Read the full Lookout Local report
Phase One Health and Housing Campus Opens in Live Oak

The first phase includes a 11-chair dental clinic serving 6,000 low-income patients annually; a 20,000-square-foot primary care health center serving 10,000 annually; a public plaza and a native garden and art walk.

(Nov. 18, 2022) → Read the full Santa Cruz Sentinel report

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Board of Supervisors - Webcast - Nov 15, 2022 9:00 AM

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(11/15/2022)

Board of Supervisors - Agenda - Nov 15, 2022 9:00 AM

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(11/10/2022)

Assessment Appeals Board - Agenda - Nov 10, 2022 9:00 AM

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(11/04/2022)

Board of Supervisors - Webcast - Oct 25, 2022 9:00 AM

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(10/25/2022)

Board of Supervisors - Agenda - Oct 25, 2022 9:00 AM

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(10/20/2022)

Board of Supervisors - Webcast - Oct 18, 2022 9:00 AM

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(10/18/2022)

Assessment Appeals Board - Agenda - Oct 20, 2022 9:00 AM

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(10/14/2022)

Board of Supervisors - Agenda - Oct 18, 2022 9:00 AM

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(10/13/2022)

Board of Supervisors - Webcast - Sep 20, 2022 9:00 AM

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(09/20/2022)

Board of Supervisors - Agenda - Sep 20, 2022 9:00 AM

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(09/15/2022)
Upcoming Meetings & Events
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County Board of Supervisors Meeting
Tuesday December 6 2022   9:00 AM

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Assessment Appeals Board Meeting
Thursday December 8 2022   9:00 AM

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