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Our mission statement is:
Healdsburg Citizens for Sustainable Solutions (HCSS) is a growing group of citizens and voters.
HCSS is dedicated to retaining a genuine local community with historic small town character.
Wine country tourism has been a financial success, but HCSS supports a future that promotes the development of a more diverse business economy, where city funding is less dependent on tourism dollars.
We are working to preserve and enhance open space, public parks, natural beauty and recreation.
HCSS supports the creation of affordable housing options for folks who live and work here.
We will continue to advocate for sustainable water resources and diversified local agriculture.
City growth management ordinances must effectively maintain these objectives.
Steering Committee: Warren Watkins, Denise Hunt, Merrilyn Joyce, Janis Grattan Watkins, Kate Wilson
HCSS is a group of concerned citizens and voters who:
Believe in our General Plan, which says:
Preserve Healdsburg’s Small Town Charm
Balance Resident and Visitor Needs, and
Avoid over-concentration of single type of use, e. g. Tasting Rooms
Are stewards for responsible and necessary growth management policies
Advocate for diversified economic development