Data for the year 2010
11. Natural Gas
Name of supplier: Pacific Gas & Electric Company. For rates applicable to the City of Santa Clara, contact the suppliers office at 111 Almaden Boulevard, San Jose, (800) 743-5000.
12. Electric Power
Name of supplier: City of Santa Clara Municipal Electric Utility (dba Silicon Valley Power). Capacity of the City's receiving stations: 1,000 MVA.
Maximum demand: 460 Megawatts.
Interconnection voltage: 115 kV and 230 kV.
Sub-transmission voltage: 60 kV.
Distribution feeder voltage: 12 kV.
Customer delivery voltages: Various.
Power Reliability: Average System Availability Index: 99.99% (Top 3% nationally).
Business Rates: 20-35% below other Silicon Valley locations served by PG&E. For published rates, rate comparisons, efficiency incentives, 100% Green Power, or other Santa Clara electric utility information, go to www.siliconvalleypower.com or call the Silicon Valley Power office at (408) 261-5292. For information on development and connection fees, contact the Permit Center at (408) 615-2420.
Name of analog phone services supplier: AT&T.
14. Governmental Facilities - Tax and Insurance Rates
A) Santa Clara has the Council - Manager form of government. Assessed valuation in 2008-09: City: Real Cash Value $24,479,723,000 County: Real Cash Value $300,703,413,000.
B) Local property tax in FY 09-10 received by the City per $100 collected: $10.20
C) Retail sales tax: State 6%, County 0.5%, City 1%, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA)1%, County-wide Transportation and Roads 0.25%, Public Safety (Prop 172) 0.5%. TOTAL 9.25%.
D) Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) 9.5%
E) Police Department: Police Department: Comprised of 147 sworn officers, 49 civilians, 23 reserves, 41 crossing guards, and 27 employees providing 9-1-1 service for police, fire and Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD), public safety, and administrative communications support. The Police Administration Building is located at 601 El Camino Real.
F) Fire Department: Comprised of 180 employees and 50 volunteer/reserves in ten stations located throughout the City.
G) Fire Insurance Classification: City rating - Class 2. Adjacent unincorporated areas: Class 3-9.
H) Major projects authorized for improvement of City services:
15. Santa Clara County Labor Market Area, Nov 2008 Annual Average
|- Construction of sidewalks in the industrial areas;
||- 2 new potable water wells; |
|- Traffic signal controller replacements - various locations;
||- Seismic retrofit for water storage tanks; |
|- Centralized computer traffic signal control system upgrades;
||- New Northside Branch Library; |
|- Expansion of City's recycled water project for public and private landscape irrigation and industrial process water;
||- San Tomas Aquino/Saratoga Creek Trail expansion; |
|- Annual street resurfacing project;
||- Parking structure near Convention Center;|
|- Traffic signals at various locations;
||- 230 kV transmission line; |
|- Sanitary sewer improvements
||- Removal of Barriers to the physically disabled FY 09-10|
Estimated Jobs Employment
|Total Wage and Salary
||Professional and Business Services
|Residual-Private Services Providing
||Trade, Transportation and Utilities
Source: CA Employment Development Department Labor Market Information Division