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Monterey Peninsula Chamber Announces New CEO, Board Members, Location for 2020

Monterey Peninsula Chamber Announces New CEO, Board Members, Location for 2020

MONTEREY – Almost a year since the former president and CEO of the Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce left the post, the organization has named Frank Geisler its new chief, its board of directors announced Thursday, along with news that it will move into new headquarters after the first...

Monterey City Council Votes to Declare Fiscal Emergency and Puts Sales Tax Increase on City’s March 2020 Ballot

Monterey City Council Votes to Declare Fiscal Emergency and Puts Sales Tax Increase on City’s March 2020 Ballot

At its meeting last night (November 19, 2019), the Monterey City Council voted to declare a "fiscal emergency" and to place a ½ cent sales tax increase on the March 2020 ballot. Both votes were unanimous. Your Chamber has not taken a formal position on the tax increase yet, but...

Chamber Cosponsors Monterey’s Informative State of the City Event

Chamber Cosponsors Monterey’s Informative State of the City Event

On Thursday, September 26, a group of business associations and businesses - including the Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce - hosted a free “State of the City” event at the Portola Hotel & Spa for the people of the City of Monterey. Featured speakers were Monterey Mayor...

Monterey City Council Considers Opportunities for New Housing on Underused City Properties That’s Affordable for Employers and Employees

Monterey City Council Considers Opportunities for New Housing on Underused City Properties That’s Affordable for Employers and Employees

On August 20, the Monterey City Council discussed seeking proposals for building housing on city-owned properties that’s affordable. Discussion of potential sites for housing will continue at subsequent meetings. Your Chamber supported the concept and offered specific recommendations for the...

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