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CANCELED: LAFCO Hearing on UCSC Expansion: Save Upper Campus!
Date Wednesday December 05
Time 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location Details
Santa Cruz County Building - Room 525
701 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz
Event Type Meeting
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Join us on Wednesday, December 5th to form a powerful presence on behalf of the land, the water, and our collective future! This is is the fourth (and probably the final) hearing held by LAFCO regarding UCSC Upper Campus.

PUBLIC HEARING ON UCSC EXPANSION
Santa Cruz County Building - 701 Ocean St. / Room 525
Gather in front of the County Courthouse building @ 9:00am. Hearing will last until the early afternoon.

At this critical hearing, LAFCO (the Local Agency Formation Commission) is set to vote on one of two motions that would approve UCSC expansion while imposing conditions on the availability of water service to Upper Campus.

LAFCO's decision regarding water service to proposed new UCSC development in Upper Campus is the last major legal hurtle that stands in the way of construction actually occurring.

WHAT'S AT STAKE:
UCSC’s Long Range Development Plan threatens to build on 240 acres of forest and chaparral habitat in Upper Campus, requiring over 250 million additional gallons of water per year from the already overextended Santa Cruz water supply - a threat to endangered fish populations in local streams and to the future of all who reside here.

For more information:
http://facebook.com/saveuppercampus
http://santacruzlafco.org/pages/agendas.html

Report w/ photos, from the previous LAFCO hearing:
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2012/06/21/18715950.php
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§Meeting Canceled
by LAFCO Thursday Nov 29th, 2012 11:35 AM
This meeting has been canceled due to a recent court decision invalidating the Upper Campus EIR. The next LAFCO meeting will be January 9, 2013.

See:
LAFCO Hearing Canceled
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2012/11/29/18726745.php

and
http://santacruzlafco.org/
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Let the University Build their Own Desalare we thirsty yet?Wednesday Nov 28th, 2012 5:07 PM