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File #: 20-311    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Hearing/General Business Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 2/26/2020 In control: Governance and Ethics Committee
On agenda: 9/14/2020 Final action:
Title: Discussion and Possible Action on a Joint Meeting with West Valley-Mission Community College District Board of Trustees
Attachments: 1. Joint Meeting Proposal
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REPORT TO GOVERNANCE AND ETHICS COMMITTEE
SUBJECT
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Discussion and Possible Action on a Joint Meeting with West Valley-Mission Community College District Board of Trustees

Report
BACKGROUND
Established in 1963, the West Valley-Mission Community College District (District) serves the Town of Los Gatos, the Cities of Campbell, Monte Sereno, Santa Clara, Saratoga, and a portion of San Jose. The District has two college campuses within its boundaries: Mission College in the City of Santa Clara and West Valley College in the City of Saratoga.

The District is governed by a seven-member Board elected by trustee area. The Board of Trustees is responsible for the overall direction and control of the district to ensure that it best meets the needs of the community it serves.

DISCUSSION
West Valley-Mission Community College District Associate Vice Chancellor of Governmental Relations and Public Communications E. Manny Cappello reached out to the City to propose scheduling a joint meeting between the City Council and the West Valley-Mission Community College District Board of Trustees (Attachment 1).

Holding a joint meeting would provide an opportunity for the City Council and Board of Trustees to establish ongoing communication and build a working relationship which could lead to a permanent joint meeting process.

ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW
The action being considered does not constitute a "project" within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act ("CEQA") pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15378(a) as it has no potential for resulting in either a direct physical change in the environment, or a reasonably foreseeable indirect physical change in the environment.

FISCAL IMPACT
There is no fiscal impact to the City other than administrative staff time.

PUBLIC CONTACT
Public contact was made by posting the Governance and Ethics Committee agenda on the City's official-notice bulletin board outside City Hall Council Chambers. A complete agenda packet is av...

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