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San José Chief of Police Recruitment
November 13, 2012
The City of San José is recruiting for a Chief of Police and is interested in receiving community input regarding the ideal qualities that the City Manager should consider in evaluating candidates for this position. Community input meetings have been scheduled at the following locations from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Monday, November 26
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Berryessa Community Center
3050 Berryessa Rd.
San José, CA 95132

Wednesday, November 28
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Camden Community Center
3369 Union Avenue
San José, CA 95125

Monday, December 3
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Mayfair Community Center
2039 Kammerer Avenue
San José, CA 95118

Monday, December 10
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Southside Community Center
5585 Cottle Rd.
San José, CA 95123

Additional feedback can be provided by taking the online survey, available in English, Spanish and Vietnamese.

For more information about additional opportunities to provide your feedback on the process, please contact Lee Wilcox at (408) 535-8182 or by email. For more information on SJPD, visit the Police Department website. Thank you for offering your opinions.

Employee compensation information for 2011 now available online
Consistent with the City of San José’s commitment to an open and transparent government, the latest compensation information available for employees is now available on the City website. More

City Refunding Surplus Special Assessment District Funds to Current and Former Property Owners
The City of San José is refunding approximately $6.9 million in surplus funds from 35 expired special assessment districts in the City. If you or a related entity owned or had an interest in real property in the City anytime between 1974 and 2005, you are strongly encouraged to review the additional information provided below in order to determine whether you are eligible for a refund. For additional information, click here.

City's Labor Relations InformationCity's Labor Relations Information
The City of San José has 11 bargaining units (unions). For more information regarding the labor relations at the City of San José, please click here

 Events and Exhibits

2012 Statewide Community Energy Champions Summit - Friday, November 9, 2012 at San José City Hall
City of San José Environmental Services Department invites you to join energy policy makers, energy utility leaders, and community leaders in celebrating award winners of the Community Energy Champions Grant Program, sponsored by the City of San José and PG&E. You’ll learn how local innovative champions delivered energy efficiency programs to targeted communities across Santa Clara County, making strides to decrease our energy footprint while saving costs. Registration for this FREE event is required as seats are limited.

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200 East Santa Clara Street San Jose, CA 95113
Main: (408) 535-3500 Fax: (408) 292-6731 TTY: (408) 294-9337
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