County Approves Plan to Build All-Inclusive Playgrounds
SAN JOSE – The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to jumpstart an effort to build all-inclusive playgrounds for children and families with disabilities throughout the County.
Introduced by Supervisor Joe Simitian and Supervisor Cindy Chavez, the proposal for all-inclusive playgrounds to be built in each of the County’s five Supervisorial districts sets aside $10 million in funding for playgrounds built to be truly accessible for chil..
Santa Clara County Supervisor, District Five
The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved the acquisition and deployment of body-worn cameras for the County Sheriff’s enforcement deputies and correctional officers.
County Supervisor Joe Simitian first proposed the use of body-worn cameras in December of 2014 with an eye toward their use in the community by Sheriff’s deputies on patrol. The potential use of body-worn cam..
People don’t like it when a business nickel-and-dimes them. They like it even less when their own government does it. Obviously the services government provides have a cost, but at a time when too many folks regard their government as “you people” or even worse, as the enemy, we can’t afford to undermine the public’s trust in the public institutions that are meant to serve them.
Over my more than 30 years in elected office, many of my colleagues and I have..