Resolution In Opposition To The City Of Morgan Hill Annexation Of The South East Quadrant

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WHEREAS southern Santa Clara County contains the majority of the remaining irreplaceable farmland that contributes significantly to the overall quality of life of all county residents and that the County is committed to protecting this resource and

WHEREAS agriculture continues to be a growing and viable industry in Santa Clara County- with an annual output equaling $1.6b, contributing $830 million to the County's economy and providing 8,100 jobs for a sector that is not served by other industries and

WHEREAS Local, Regional, State and Federal planning has prioritized the investment in sustainable communities in preparation for climate change and it’s vitally important mitigation

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Santa Clara County Democratic Party urges Santa Clara County Local Agency Formation Commission to deny the Morgan Hill Sports- Recreation-Leisure District Urban Service Area Amendment request.

THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this resolution will be transmitted to the appropriate City, County, State and Federal elected officials.


Approved: Santa Clara County Democratic Party, 2/4/16