July 20, 2024
Sept. 9 event to focus on rezoning for development.

Housing open house

Staff from Cupertino’s Housing Division will hold forth on future rezoning and housing development in the city on Saturday, Sept. 9, 1-3 p.m. The Community Open House: Focus on Rezoning of Housing Sites is taking place during the Silicon Valley Fall Fest at the Quinlan Community Center, 10185 N. Stelling Road.

The open house will focus on the Housing Element, part of the city’s General Plan that identifies where, how, and how much housing Cupertino is required by the state to plan for between 2023 and 2031.

Climate change grants

Santa Clara County is awarding up to $80,000 in funding to support community-based climate change mitigation and adaptation activities focused on extreme heat and poor air quality. The funding will help communities that suffer disproportionately because of poorer air quality and extreme heat.

Nonprofit organizations can apply for individual grants of up to $8,000, but only one application per organization is allowed. Applicants must be currently based in or primarily serve residents of Santa Clara County.

Proposed projects must focus on serving at least one of the following vulnerable populations in Santa Clara County: young children, pregnant people, older adults, low-income people and families, outdoor workers, unsheltered individuals, people with disabilities, many communities of color and individuals with existing chronic health conditions.

Applications are open now and due by 5 p.m. on Sept. 15. For a full list of criteria and to submit applications, visit https://publichealth.sccgov.org/health-information/climate-and-health.