Category Archives: Environmental

ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING COMMISSION – May 5, 2021

Highlights from the ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING COMMISSION STAFF REPORT Wednesday, May 5, 2021 See below to download the full report The historic survey found that downtown Mountain View has some historic structures at the local, State, and national level. But overall, there are … Continue reading

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ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING COMMISSION – March 17, 2021

STAFF REPORTMARCH 17, 2021    5. STUDY SESSION  5.1 R3 (Multiple-Family Residential) Zoning District Update  RECOMMENDATION  That the Environmental Planning Commission provide input to the City Council on Draft R3 (Multiple-Family Residential) Zoning District standards, materials, and concepts.  PUBLIC NOTIFICATION  The … Continue reading

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Old Mountain View Neighborhood: A Hub of Sustainable Design

by Forest Linebarger From my office window on Castro Street, I look out on beautiful Old Mountain View. In the past, I rarely had the opportunity to work in my backyard, instead our sustainable projects were found in the surrounding … Continue reading

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A New Way to Save Energy in Mountain View

by Elizabeth Sarmiento Mountain View has city-wide Wi-Fi, OMVNA summer parties, Summer Night Movies, and Thursday Night Live, but that’s not all–starting this summer, a new home energy savings program is available to all Mountain View residents, and it’s free! … Continue reading

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Mountain View Reads Together: Eaarth by Bill McKibben

by Bruce Karney For 6 years the Mountain View Library has organized a November “MV Reads Together” program–many individuals reading the same book at the same time and participating in related public events building on the book’s themes–a wonderful idea … Continue reading

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