TRUCKEE, Calif. October 18, 2017 – The Mountain Housing Council of Tahoe Truckee will host A Public Think Tank: Employer Solutions to discuss creative ways businesses, special districts, non-profits, and government agencies can help address housing issues for their staff.
The Mountain Housing Council of Tahoe Truckee is hosting the event Oct. 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the North Tahoe Event Center in Kings Beach to provide information, tools and ideas for employers and community members alike. The evening will include a panel discussion on how the housing crisis affects our local economy, speakers sharing ready-to-implement solutions for employers, an open “Solutions Slam” for community members to share their own ideas and networking with other community members and business owners.
“The housing crisis is impacting our business community in a very serious way. There’s an urgency to identifying solutions that can alleviate the situation sooner than later. The good news is we are discovering innovative business owners and programs that are starting to help solve the problem,” said Kristin York with Sierra Business Council, who will moderate the panel.
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Panelists include: Joy Doyle, North Tahoe Business Association, Lynn Saunders, with the Truckee Chamber of Commerce and Cindy Gustafson, North Lake Tahoe Resort Association. Presenters include: Donald Terry, Neighborworks Home Ownership Center, Jaime Wright, Truckee North Tahoe Transportation Management Association and Kay Hartman, Mammoth Community Water District. Additional guests have been invited to participate during the solutions slam, an open-mic, fast-paced, community opportunity to share best ideas for solutions. Katie Rice with Guild Mortgage and Dave Wilderotter, owner of Tahoe Dave’s, will get the slam started.
For those of you that cannot attend, it will be livestreamed on Truckee Tahoe Community Television at www.ttctv.org.
The Mountain Housing Council, a project of the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation, is comprised of 25 community, business and public agency partners working to accelerate solutions to local housing issues. To find out more about the Council, its work and potential housing solutions being considered go to mountainhousingcouncil.org.