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March 20, 2018: SJPD South Substation Update from Today's Council Meeting

March 16, 2018: The time is NOW: YOU can help get the SJPD South Substation open!

March 5, 2018: Elimination of District 2 Bridge Housing Community Candidate Site

February 12, 2018: 
Bridge Housing Communities Update & D2 Community Meeting

December 14, 2017: A message regarding Bridge Housing Communities / "Tiny Homes" sites

December 12, 2017: Bridge Housing Communities Update

September 5, 2017: Councilmember Sergio Jimenez stands with DACA recipients after Trump’s cruel rescission of the program

August 30, 2017: Bridge Housing Communities Update

August 3, 2017: Bridge Housing Communities: An Open Letter to District 2 Residents

June 15, 2017: Councilmember Sergio Jimenez celebrates purchase of 30 acres of open space in Coyote Valley by Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) 

In the News 

November 12, 2017: Letters to the Editor: Attacks on SJ project labor agreements are unfounded
An Op-Ed from Councilmember Jimenez: "I value the views of my colleagues, but the truth is there is no evidence that project labor agreements increase costs. Project labor agreements require contractors to hire workers from local union halls, our own residents. Imagine that. Our city being built by our residents."

September 27, 2017: Pricey Mistakes, Public Demands and Transparency Issues Color San Jose’s Google Negotiations
In a memo penned by Councilmember Jimenez, he urged the city to consider in its negotiations how Google’s pitch fits into the broader goals of creating sustainable wages, preventing displacement and alleviating the affordability crisis. If anything, the City could have reassured residents and garnered more widespread support for the project. 

July 20, 2017: $47 million sale of San Jose’s Hayes Mansion falls through
From Councilmember Jimenez: "We continue working to move the sale forward in the hopes of saving our tax payers' money as well as making certain the hard working employees of the mansion continue to be employed. We will keep you, our valued residents, updated."