District 2 Housing Town Hall Recap

Thought I would share the D2 office email that went out to subscribers regarding the Housing Town Hall meeting held on May 24, 2018 at the Southside Community Center addressing the following:

Santa Clara County is changing. Why?
  • Santa Clara County is projected to add 300,000 people (the equivalent of two Sunnyvales) over the next 10-15 years
  • Two-thirds of the population growth will come from people ages 65 and older – because people are living longer
  • Santa Clara County is becoming more urban to keep up with the demand of the population
  • We need to act urgently to prepare for our rapidly increasing and aging population

We must plan our City not for what we see now, but for the future

  • Rental rights and recent changes for tenants and landlords in San Jose
  • Rent Stabilization Program
  • Mobilehome Rent Ordinance
  • Apartment Rent Ordinance
  • Tenant Protection Ordinance
  • Ellis Act Ordinance

The Facebook live videocast of the meeting is available here.

The PowerPoint presentation entitled “Housing Department Know Your Rights” is available from the San Jose City website document library.


If you want to receive the D2 email directly, sign up on their Constant Contact mailing list. This link is subject to change, but can always be located on the official District 2 website on the City of San Jose site.

Video of LPNA meeting May 17, 2018

For those unable to attend our Q2 meeting the videos of the meeting are included below

Part 1

A. Call to Order
B. LPNA Business
C. Updates for D2 issues, and PB Round 1 and 2 project status
D. Presentations – Safety By SJPD Capt. Fong, part 1

Part 2

D: Presentations (continued)

Safety By SJPD Capt. Fong, part 2
Safety by CHP, Ross Lee
PB Parks project update
DOT PB updates for Paseos, Santa Teresa Blvd
Los Paseos Park Uplift update (Adriel Castro) Part 1

Part 3

D: Presentations (continued)

Los Paseos Park Uplift update (Adriel Castro) Part 2
Art Box project update
Measures B/C – Neighbors for Affordable Housing (Jacquie Heffner) Part 1

Part 4

D: Presentations (continued)

Measures B/C – Neighbors for Affordable Housing (Jacquie Heffner) Part 2

Los Paseos Art Box Project

At the Los Paseos Neighborhood Association (LPNA) meeting on Thursday, May 17 (7pm at the Santa Teresa Library), we will discuss a project to paint “Art Boxes” at each of the two main entrances to the Los Paseos Neighborhood. These are the traffic light control boxes in front of Fire Station 27 and on Avenida Espana in front of Martin Murphy Middle School. Through the 2018 BeautifySJ grant program, LPNA has received funding to complete this project. A similar project was proposed in the previous Participatory Budget Process, but it was not funded then.

We are in the process of collecting ideas for the art work and, with the help of an art advisor for the City, selecting a professional artist or artists to do the painting. We will need community volunteers for a day of prep work on the boxes and for follow-up/monitoring after they are painted. If you are interested in the project, but not able to attend the meeting on Thursday, please send an email to:  Treasurer@LosPaseosNeighbors.com.

Barbara Canup

Los Paseos Neighborhood Association

Quarterly meeting 5/17

LPNA is holding its Quarterly neighborhood meeting…

May 17, Santa Teresa Library, 7:00 p.m. 


Please arrive in time to start at 7:00 p.m. Thanks

A. Call to Order 
B. LPNA Business
C. Updates 
     • District 2 update – District 2 staff will give updates 
     • PB – Round 2; Round 1 (cameras) 
D. Presentations             
     • Safety – SJPD (Capt. Fong), CHP (Ross Lee) 
     • Art Box Project, an LPNA project (Tina Morrill) 
     • Los Paseos Park Uplift update, an LPNA project (Dan Greeley, Park Supervisor) 
     • Measure B – Neighbors for Affordable Housing & Open Space 
E. Questions and Answers 
F. Next Meeting – August 16, 2018, Santa Teresa Branch Library, 7:00 p.m. 
G. Adjourn 
As you can see we will have a lot of important updates for our area at this meeting. Hope to see you at the meeting. 
Prior to this meeting, the February 15 meeting Minutes will be sent to LPNA email list for review. Please read and comment with any modifications or corrections you may see needed. 
Thanks and Regards, 
Greg Peck 

Park Uplift follow-up

After all the Los Paseos Park volunteer efforts on 4/29 and Parks department enhancements over the past several weeks, the park not only looks great during the daytime, but also at night! The restroom facility received new LED lighting to better illuminate the restrooms and the surrounding area.

By mid-summer, in conjunction with some PB projects the community supported, the walking path will also receive Solar lighting to illuminate the walking path between the picnic area and the tennis courts. What looks great and enjoyed during the daytime will continue on into the evening!