Electrification Expo on October 12

Meet with experts, residents, and manufacturers for a full-day of education and resources on home electrification at the Bay Area Home Electrification Expo. The Expo takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Tech Interactive. This is a FREE, family-friendly event with a raffle and prizes! What is electrification? It’s switching from fossil fuels to clean electricity for transportation, cooking, water-heating, space-heating and drying clothes. Electrification is critical for California to reach its climate goals.

When: Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019
Where: The Tech Interactive (formerly the Tech Museum)
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p..m.

Here’s what you can expect at the expo:

  • Hear from industry experts on ways to make your home cleaner, greener and safer
  • Learn about rebates that help you save money
  • Meet with manufacturer representatives and learn about technologies that can add value and comfort
  • Chat with residents and experts about the benefits of shifting to electricity

For additional information or if you have questions about the expo, please contact the Environmental Services Department at energy@sanjoseca.gov or 408-535-8550.

Aaron Kinney
City of San José | Environmental Services Department
Communications Division
408-975-2561

Video of LPNA meeting August 16, 2018

For those unable to attend our Q3 meeting the videos of the meeting are included below

A. Call to Order
B. LPNA Business –

• Process for nominations and election of LPNA Board for calendar 2019 year
• Financial Report for June 30th fiscal year end

C. Updates

• SJPD Update • D2 Update • LPNA Activities 2018

D. Presentation

• Don Weden (Former SCC Principal Planner) –

Envisioning Santa Clara County 3.0: Growth & Change in Santa Clara County
E. Questions and Answers
F. Next Meeting – November 15, 2018, Santa Teresa Branch Library, 7:00 p.m.
G. Adjourn

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

Video of Community Meeting regarding Measure A Bond for Housing

On February 22, 2018, a local community group, San Jose Residents for Housing Solutions, held a meeting at Southside Community Center to have Supervisor Wasserman discuss government division of jurisdictions and how Measure A bond funds are being used to provide affordable housing in Santa Clara County. If you were unable to attend this meeting, you can view this informative discussion via the embedded video below.

To learn more about the issues regarding housing solutions, go to their website for San Jose Residents for Housing Solutions

Video of LPNA meeting Feb 15 2018

For those unable to attend the Thursday night Q1 meeting for LPNA, the contents of the meeting were recorded on video. The topic covered at this meeting was the Evergreen Senior Homes Initiative with presentations from both project advocates as well as project opponents. This initiative will appear on the June ballot so it is imperative for the community to learn about this issue to make an informed decision at the polls.

If after viewing these videos, you wish to attend another public meeting on this issue to voice your concerns, STBNA will hold a public meeting on this same issue:

Location: Santa Teresa Public Library – Community Meeting Room
Date: February 26
Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm