Santa Cruz Engagement Opportunities: Marijuana Cultivation and Parks/Beaches Bans

New Year 2015

As the new year gets under way there is no shortage of interesting issues to tackle in Santa Cruz. Come January 13th both the County Board of Supervisors and the Santa Cruz City Council will be considering some major changes that would affect a lot of locals. Chief among these issues are the consideration of changes to the County ordinance governing cannabis cultivation, and new regulations for city parks and beaches that could result in periodic bans for repeat offenders. Both of these issues have spurred on controversy and mobilized activists and organizations across the County, meaning that these will be prime opportunities for civic engagement by all members of the public.

Linked below are the summaries of these two issues as well as opportunities to vote and make comments. The results will be shared directly with your elected leaders, so make your voice heard!

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