Supervisor Simitian talking with residents at a Farmers' Market.

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West Valley “teacher housing” effort progresses

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors selected a nonprofit development partner to build affordable housing for teachers and school staff in the West Valley. County Supervisors Joe Simitian and Otto Lee proposed the effort to enable local teachers and school staff to live in the communities they serve.

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Supervisors boost services for veterans

The Santa Clara County’s Office of Veterans Services (VSO) will add new Veterans Service Representatives (VSRs) to allow more veterans to get connected to their earned benefits. County Supervisors Joe Simitian and Otto Lee proposed the additional staffing to support local veterans and their families in accessing the federal benefits they have earned.

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Celebrating County Parks: a century of preserving open space

A century ago Santa Clara County acquired 400 acres of rolling foothills between Saratoga and Cupertino for the County’s first public park — Stevens Creek County Park. This laid the foundation for the modern-day Santa Clara County Parks system, which today includes 28 locations encompassing more than 52,000 acres set aside for recreation and habitat protection.

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Sidewalk office hours

In the spring and the fall, informal conversations are held at local farmers’ markets throughout the district. No ​appointment is needed, so you can just stop by and chat.

Aerial view of Lehigh Cement Plant.

Lehigh Public Meeting

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian, with the City of Cupertino, hosted the County’s annual public meeting to provide an update on the Lehigh Southwest Cement Plant and Permanente Quarry.