Why You Should Join
Residents of Sage, California are in a somewhat uncommon (and often precarious position), of belonging to no city or officially designated township. Sage is considered a "populated place" by the federal government, but it has no borders and no localized government to represent its unique needs. This means that our representatives are also serving a very large part of Riverside County, and must attend to the needs of many different areas. While other non-incorporated areas in the county possess MACs (Municipal Advisory Counsel), Sage had been unrepresented. The Sage Town Hall Association was formed to serve the community in a similar capacity to a MAC or other localized representative body. We speak with State Senators, County Representatives, Law Enforcement, Code Enforcement, Conservation Authorities, and MANY more agencies to fight for the quality of life in Sage. However, we can ONLY represent and speak on behalf of residents that have authorized us to do so. With 200 members, we have a stronger voice than only 25, and with 1,000 members, we can become a incredible, united, and impossible to ignore group that can do so much more to safeguard our land, wildlife, and way of life.
The more members that we have, the more effective and efficient the board can become. We keep our membership rate extremely low, because although having funds is important, the membership is about allowing your voice to be heard, and adding strength the the voice of the community. Membership also gives you voting rights - when there are issues facing our area that need to be addressed (such as zoning, cannabis, etc) the board is there to represent the majority vote, and your voice matters. You can also vote for board members, or run for office yourself!
The cost of an annual membership is $10 per resident. The membership fee can be paid by check, in cash at a local community meeting, or via PayPal.
Membership is open to any Sage/Diamond Valley resident 18 years or older. Sage is defined, for the purpose of this corporation, as the unincorporated areas of Riverside County that are roughly bounded by the city of Hemet and Mountain Center on the north; Mountain Center, Anza, and Aguanga on the East; the San Diego County line on the South; and Temecula, Murrieta, Winchester, and portions of Hemet on the West.