I raised this issue at the April 6th meeting, but wanted the opportunity to ask a larger audience. As a member of the community, how do you prefer to receive information regarding community issues, events, etc. Your feedback will help us target how to focus resources in the dissemination of information to the community.
Recently on Nextdoor, this was posted to the communities involved in the Bernal to Bailey Participatory Budgeting process. Round 2 for the remainder of the $1M Calpine grant is about to begin. Since not everyone is on Nextdoor, the notice is reposted on this forum which is readily accessible by those not on Nextdoor.
For those of you unable to attend the April 6th meeting I did record it on video (pardon some of the production issues as I was breaking in some new hardware) and made available here in 3 parts. There is no guarantee future meetings will be recorded/available. Member attendance and participation is absolutely critical, especially if we vote on issues that impact the community as a whole.
Part 1 – Opening LPNA business/issues, Captain Fong of SJPD Southern Division
Part 2 – Comments from Sergio Jimenez’s District 2 office, Presentation by Santa Clara County Board of Supervisor Mike Wasserman
Part 3 – Presentation by Mike Wasserman cont’d
What has the County done for you lately?
Are you uncertain about the services the County of Santa Clara provides, or what portion of your taxes goes to the County versus the City? Here’s your chance to learn about what the County government does. The featured speaker at our LPNA general meeting on Thursday evening, April 6th, is Supervisor Mike Wasserman, Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors member for our District 1 (southern county).
Met with representatives of the Greenbelt Alliance today to learn about their organization. They work to protect many natural and agricultural lands throughout the Bay area. You can learn more from their website and more specifically, their stance on Coyote Valley. Many of our neighbors and surrounding neighborhoods will be directly impacted by developments within this area. As members of the community, now is the time to educate yourself about the issues surrounding development of this area. Greenbelt made available a report on lands in the area most at risk for development
If you are not already on the mailing list for California High-Speed Rail Authority, please attend one of these meetings and learn how this project impacts you and your neighborhood. Open house meetings for the project section from San Jose to San Francisco takes place between April 5th – 13th, 2017 at various locations across the peninsula.
If you are not already on the California High-Speed Rail Authority mailing list, please attend one of the following meetings to learn more about how this project could impact you and your neighborhood. These upcoming meetings from April 18 – May 1, 2017 are presented at various locations and dates (See infographic below).
Have issues or concerns about High Speed Rail impacting the neighborhood?
Come to the South Side Community Center this Saturday March 18, 2017 from 1-3pm.
The City of San Jose is hosting this meeting to hear your concerns.
On behalf of LPNA President, Greg Peck:
On October 20, 2016, the San Jose Police Department presented its semi-annual Police Department Recruitment Activity Report to the City Council’s Public Safety, Finance, and Strategic Support Committee. In that memorandum, the Department committed to issue a memorandum related to post-November election recruiting efforts to the City Council.
On November 8, 2016, the voters of San Jose passed Measure F, San Jose’s Alternative Pension Reform Act. This offers an opportunity for a fresh start for the San Jose Police Departments recruiting efforts.
The following is a greeting introduction post on Nextdoor. We realize not all members of our community belong to Nextdoor for one reason or another. We respect that decision and will try to keep you informed via this site or email so you continue to engage the entire community.
“Dear District 2 Residents,
I am honored to be representing District 2 as your newly elected Councilmember. I will be using Nextdoor to connect with you and keep you updated on the latest news in our neighborhoods and all across the city.
I want to introduce you to my team who are dedicated to working diligently to help you:
Vanessa Sandoval – Chief of Staff, Vanessa.Sandoval@sanjoseca.gov
Helen Chapman – Policy & Legislative Advisor, Helen.Chapman@sanjoseca.gov
Kimberly Hernandez – Executive Assistant, Kimberly.Hernandez@sanjoseca.gov
Maribel Villarreal – Policy & Legislative Advisor, Maribel.Villarreal@sanjoseca.gov
Please call or email our office anytime (408) 535-4902, email@example.com, with questions or concerns. I look forward to hearing from you.
Councilmember Sergio Jimenez”