Office of Community and Economic Development
Smart Valley Places
Collaborating for a sustainable San Joaquin Valley.
The San Joaquin Valley's smart growth initiative is funded by a $4 million grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Driven by a compact of 14 of the Valley's largest cities, in partnership with several nonprofit organizations and regional stakeholders, the result will be an integrated plan for regional growth to guide the Valley for the next 20 years. The region will benefit from the implementation of a regional plan for civic engagement to build technical understanding of smart growth and implementation capacity among local leaders and the community.