Community Input: New City Manager

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The City of Santa Clara is inviting public comment about the characteristics and qualities for the position of City Manager.

We currently are recruiting candidates for the position, which serves as the head of the administrative branch of Santa Clara’s city government as well as the Stadium Authority Executive Director. Additionally, the City Manager is responsible to the City Council for the proper administration of all affairs of the city, including Silicon Valley Power and the Water and Sewer Utility.

Please find the City Manager recruitment flyer on the City of Santa Clara’s website
Or call the City’s Human Resources Department at 408-615-2080 to have the job description mailed to you.

DEADLINE: Please provide us all comments no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 30, 2017.

Your valuable input will be shared with our Mayor and City Council.

We invite community members to provide us your valuable input by the following options:

  1. Fill out your comments online below.


  2. Come meet the Mayor and City Council Members in person at one of following meetings:

    Monday, June 12th:  4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Senior Center - Dance Aerobics Room (Rm 222) 
    1303 Fremont St, Santa Clara, CA 95050

    Monday, June 19th:  6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Central Park Library - Redwood Room 
    2635 Homestead Road Santa Clara, CA 95051

    Monday, June 26th:   7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Northside Library - Community Room 
    695 Moreland Way, Santa Clara, CA 95054


  3. For those unable to attend the in-person meetings, you can also send in your suggestions for characteristics and qualities of the City Manager role by email or mail:


    via U.S. mail to:

    Liz Brown, Director of Human Resources 
    City of Santa Clara
    1500 Warburton Avenue
    Santa Clara, Ca., 95050


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