State of the City this Saturday!
You're invited to the Saratoga State of the City on Saturday, September 9, at 6:00 p.m. in beautiful Wildwood Park. This won't be your ordinary State of the City, so you don’t want to miss it! Free commemorative t-shirts will be available while supplies last. After enjoying lawn games and refreshments, hear important updates about our wonderful City. Then, as the sun sets, watch the classic movie, "101 Dalmatians." Bring your blankets and lawn chairs to get comfortable while you watch this timeless tale of adventure and friendship. Watch this video and visit www.saratoga.ca.us/SOTC to learn more.
City Council Meeting Previews and Summaries
Stay on top of City Council happenings by subscribing to City Council meeting previews and post-meeting summaries provided through the City of Saratoga’s Hamlet GovCenter. Hamlet is an independent communications platform that utilizes artificial intelligence to review and post agenda information online, making City Council meetings easier to track and understand. You can also sign up to receive City newsletters and notifications when Council and Commission agendas are posted online.
Saratoga Loves Poetry
Students in grades kindergarten through 12 who live or attend school in Saratoga are invited to participate in the Saratoga Loves Poetry contest! Winners in each age category will be selected to receive prizes and have their poems showcased by the City in November. Submissions are due October 1. Visit www.saratoga.ca.us/poetry to learn more and submit your poem.
AlertSCC Emergency Notifications
Receive timely and critical information during a disaster, such as evacuation notifications, by subscribing to alertscc.com
Free Home Ignition Zone Inspection
Under the City's agreement with the Santa Clara County FireSafe Council, property owners in the Wildland Urban Interface can receive a free Home Ignition Zone Inspection. A trained representative will review conditions on your property and share recommendations for defensible space and home hardening. Learn more at www.saratoga.ca.us/fire
Dead & Fire-Prone Tree Removal Rebates
Permits to remove dead or fire-prone trees are free in the City of Saratoga Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) area, where there is a higher risk for wildfire. WUI property owners can also apply to remove trees that cannot meet defensible space standards. Apply at www.saratoga.ca.us/trees
City of Saratoga Dead Tree Removal Rebates
Properties in the City's Wildland Urban Interface are eligible to receive a rebate of up to $1,000 per residence to cover costs associated with the removal of a dead tree. Learn more at www.saratoga.ca.us/fire
Work with your neighbors to reduce wildfire risk for the entire community by becoming a Firewise Community. Some insurance providers offer special discounts to Firewise Communities. The Santa Clara County FireSafe Council offers free coaching to neighborhoods interested in earning the Firewise Community designation. Learn more at www.saratoga.ca.us/fire
Roof & Window Replacement Rebates
Roofs and windows are two of the most vulnerable parts of a structure during a wildfire. Saratoga Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) property owners that install a Class A roof and multi-pane, tempered glass windows are eligible for rebates of up to $10,000. Visit www.saratoga.ca.us/WUIrebate to apply and learn more.
Work with your neighbors to reduce wildfire risk for the entire community by becoming a Firewise Community. Some insurance providers offer special discounts to Firewise Communities. Free coaching from the Santa Clara County FireSafe Council is available to neighborhoods interested in earning the Firewise Community designation. Learn more at www.saratoga.ca.us/fire
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