MEASURE Q: OPEN SPACE, WILDLIFE HABITAT, CLEAN WATER AND INCREASED PUBLIC ACCESS
Voters Show Overwhelming Support for Open Space
On November 4, 2014, voters passed Measure Q with more than the required 2/3 majority of the vote. Measure Q is a $24 annual parcel tax that will generate approximately $7.9 million per year. All funds will be spent in the cities of San Jose, Milpitas, Santa Clara, Campbell and Morgan Hill, and the unincorporated areas of the County.
FEATURED NEWS AND EVENTS
POST-TURKEY STROLL November 28
HIKE YOUR PIE OFF! November 29
By Alison Hawkes
In a world where money talks, as they say, nature has been at a distinct disadvantage. How do you put a price tag on the existence of a species, or the workings of a watershed, or the presence of a forest?
An innovative partnership between the Open Space Authority, Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) and Santa Clara County Parks came to fruition with the purchase of 285-acres of open space land in the ruggedly beautiful and water rich Southern Santa Cruz Mountains region.