Category Archives: CAEZ
As we approach June, one Enterprise Zone (Delano) has already stopped accepting voucher applications, and two major zones (San Francisco and San Jose) plan to stop by June 30th. Last year, AB 106 extended the deadline for taxpayers to apply for hiring credit vouchers until the end of 2014. However, that bill also set the […]
The following appeared today in the Santa Clarita Valley Signal: The California Association of Enterprise Zones held its annual conference at the Hyatt Regency Valencia in Santa Clarita on Thursday. More than 200 enterprise zone specialists from across the nation attended the event featuring keynote speaker and Olympian Bruce Jenner. The city of Santa Clarita […]
Attention Enterprise Zone supporters, the CAEZ annual conference will be held November 14-16 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia, in the City of Santa Clarita. This conference is an opportunity to hear from state leaders, attend workshops on best-practices, learn tactics to maximize job creation and business retention from your peers and discuss how to improve […]
The CAEZ annual conference will be held November 14-16 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia, in the City of Santa Clarita. This conference is an opportunity to hear from state leaders, attend workshops on best-practices, learn tactics to maximize job creation and business retention from your peers and discuss how to improve Enterprise Zones with experts […]
I have been on vacation and have therefore fallen behind on providing updates. Thankfully, CAEZ has published a newsletter for June-July on their website with updates on: the budget, the failure of AB 484 in committee, continuing media coverage of the Enterprise Zone program, and the upcoming annual CAEZ conference. CAEZ will be getting together […]
Assemblyman V. Manuel Perez was awarded the Legislator of the Year Award by the California Association of Enterprise Zones at their annual conference in San Bernardino. As reported in the Imperial Valley News: San Bernardino, California – The California Association of Enterprise Zones (CAEZ) is honoring Assemblymember V. Manuel Pérez as “Legislator of the Year” […]
Here on the first day of the 2010 CAEZ Conference, the Board of Directors has announced the results of its elections for the coming year. The new additions to the board are: Laura Biery of the Santa Clarita Enterprise Zone Daniel Fitzgerald of the Calexico Enterprise Zone Andrew Myrick of the Salinas Valley Enterprise Zone […]
The next quarterly CAEZ board meeting will be this Thursday in Sacramento. We are planning on having a detailed update on the current state of pending Enterprise Zone related legislation.
Here is the new CAEZ Newsletter for July 2010. This edition features a Q&A with Larry Kosmont, President and CEO of the Kosmont Companies, and author of the Kosmont-Rose Institute Cost of Doing Business Survey, which is recognized as the industry standard for comparing city taxes and economic incentives. Q. CAEZ: In today’s Economy, how […]
Here is the new CAEZ Newsletter for May 2010.
Check it out. Very nice.
Here is a link to the final 2009 CAEZ Conference brochure and schedule. See you in Fresno.
CAEZ President Craig Johnson appeared on KTIE News Radio last Friday, here’s the audio:
At yesterday’s CAEZ Board meeting we were once again treated to an update from Frank Luera at HCD. Of the 31 zones designated in 2006-2008, 16 remain only conditionally designated. The deadline for applications in the 2009 round is March 27. There are four slots available and HCD expects the round to be “highly competitive;” […]
As in past years, the CAEZ Conference had the benefit of receiving updates from Frank Luera of HCD and Jeannie Harriman of FTB. HCD expects the final application for the next round of zone designations to be released as early as the week of Oct. 27. Those applications would then be due sometime next March […]