Thursday, December 18, 2014

Jackson Business & Community Association - Thurs Dec 18

Meeting Agenda
December 18th
Dec. 16, 2014 

Hello! December JBCA Board meeting is...

 Thursday, December 18, 2014 
5:30 pm
 JBCA Office 

Agenda is below. Please bring a copy of your agenda with you to the meeting

  1. Approval of October & November Minutes
  2. Treasurer's Report
  3. Correspondence Christmas Delights/Plaid Friday/Children's Christmas at the Hub review
  4. Recruitment of Officers and Board Members
  5. Music on Main Street
  6. Date/Location for January Membership Meeting
  7. Change to Regular Board Meeting Day/Time
  8. Other Business Future Agenda Items


Please bring suggestions for people to approach about serving on the JBCA board next year.

All members are always invited !  Hope to see you there.

Next Meeting:  TBA


If you are interested in serving on the JBCA Board of Directors please contact Lucy. 


Lucy Hackett, JBCA President
Jackson Business & Community Association
148 Main St.
Jackson, California 95642

Thursday, December 11, 2014

JBCA: Wanted! People who love Jackson

People Who Love Jackson
Dec. 10, 2014 

Jackson Business and Community Association would love to hear from you...
  • We plan great free events for our community, like Christmas Delights, Days of 49 and the Motherlode Cruise Car Show.
  • We keep Jackson fun and friendly with Music on Main Street, Flag Days and holiday decorations.
  • We decide how best to promote Jackson as a destination for visitors to Amador County and as a commercial destination and county seat.
We hold once-a-month meetings and have openings on our board of directors for 2015. We would love your voice on the JBCA board -- please call or email me if you are interested! 

Lucy Hackett, JBCA President
Jackson Business & Community Association
148 Main St.
Jackson, California 95642

Friday, December 5, 2014

FREE Webinar - Cap & Trade Funding: What it means for Sierra communities - Tues Dec 9

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Cap & Trade Funding: What it Means for Sierra Communities
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Don't forget to register for Tuesday's free webinar, Cap & Trade Funding: What it Means for Sierra Communities. During this webinar you'll hear from SBC's Government Affairs Director, Kerri Timmer, on the current status of California's cap-and-trade funding and the Sierra's eligibility. 

Webinar Details: 
Cap & Trade Funding: What it Means for Sierra Communities
Tuesday, December 9th, 2014
11:00 am Pacific Standard Time

What is cap-and-trade?
California's cap-and-trade program, that began on January 1st, 2013, is a crucial part of Assembly Bill 32 (AB 32), the state's Global Warming Solutions Act that commits to statewide Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions reductions to 1990 levels by 2020, a 15% reduction from "business as usual". With cap-and-trade, the state sets a cap to limit emissions and auctions off allowances. Companies that keep their emissions below the cap can "trade" emission credits to those companies exceeding their limit. 

How will cap-and-trade revenue be spent? 
The revenues from these auctions will be used to reduce GHG emissions and, to the extent feasible, achieve co-benefits such as job creation, air quality improvements, public health benefits, improved transportation, and forest health. 

Why does this matter to the Sierra?
Communities around the state are organizing to apply for the various pools of cap-and-trade funding. SBC is working to ensure that rural communities in the Sierra and elsewhere remain eligible for this funding. 

Check out Kerri Timmer's cap-and-trade blog post on the SBC website to learn more!

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