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City Hall Offices will be Closed on Monday, February 15, in observance of President's Day.

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Results of 2010 Community Budget Survey
February 10, 2010
The City of San José recently completed its annual community budget survey. This year's survey explored public perception of City services, asked residents to identify funding priorities, and gauged their support for or opposition to increasing revenue through voter approved tax measures. For more information click here.

Independent Police Auditor recruitment
February 9, 2010
The City of San José is recruiting for a new Independent Police Auditor and is seeking community input regarding important qualities the City Council should consider in a candidate. There are two ways to provide feedback on the Independent Police Auditor recruitment process:
  1. Attend the community meeting Thursday, February 25. See Meeting Notice Adobe PDF
  2. Send an e-mail to

Voicemail system for the San José Public Library branches and the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library is temporarily down
February 4, 2010
The voicemail system for the San José Public Library branches and the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library is temporarily down. Staff can still receive phone calls. If you are unable to get through during operating hours, please do not leave a message. Hang up and try again.
Street TreesStreet Trees and the Community Forest
January 28, 2010
The intense winter storms have caused a number of trees and branches to fall throughout the valley. Unhealthy trees can pose a safety concern.  In San José, property owners are responsible for the maintenance of the trees on their property and street trees adjacent to their property.  There are approximately one million trees in San José’s community forest with the majority of them on private property.  Click here for information about caring for your street tree and the community forest, and identifying problems with a tree.  Click here for a list of frequently asked questions and other information about street trees.

sjairportsmSan José Airport Passes Annual FAA Safety Inspection with High Scores
January 27, 2010
For the fifth consecutive year Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) has achieved a nearly perfect passing score from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on its annual airport certification and safety inspection. Every year the FAA reviews all commercial airports to ensure they meet federal standards for safety as part of the process for the annual renewal of an airport’s license to operate. For more information, click here.

Mayor Chuck Reed encourages residents to support international rescue effort under way in Haiti
January 19, 2010
Following a devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, San José Mayor Chuck Reed called on San José residents to give generously to support the international rescue and relief effort now underway. According to experts in international aid and philanthropy, cash donations provide the most immediate assistance and, when relief agencies are able to purchase products in the impacted region, can also aid that area’s economy.

Read the Mayor's Statement

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Learn How You Can Prepare for Natural Disasters

Census 2010, April 1, 2010San Jose 2010 Census
January 15, 2010
The 2010 Census — a count of everyone living in the United States — is fast approaching! In mid-March 2010, every household in San José will receive a 2010 Census questionnaire.  We need you or someone in your household to fill it out and mail it back by April 1, 2010. The information you provide will determine how over $435 billion in federal funds are distributed each year to cities like San José for community programs and services, such as education, housing, public health, senior services, transportation, neighborhood improvements and more.  Filling out a census form is safe, easy and confidential! For more information, click here.


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  • 2010 Community Breakfast & State of the City Address
    Date: Thursday, February 18, 2010
    Time: 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
    Location: San José McEnery Convention Center, 150 West San Carlos St, San José, CA 95113

    The City of San José’s Annual Community Breakfast will feature Mayor Reed’s State of the City address. The event will also recognize Outstanding Citizens from each City Council District and present exemplary city employees with the Pride of San José award. For event details, click here. To view the 2010 Community Breakfast Invitation and to purchase tickets, click here.

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