City Council Meeting
The September 20 City Council meeting agenda is available on the City website. Members of the public can participate in person or via Zoom. Participation instructions are available on the meeting agenda. Written comments can be sent to the City Council before the meeting online.
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Saratoga Retirement Community Planning Commission Study Session
The Planning Commission will have a study session on Wednesday, September 27, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. located at 14500 Fruitvale Avenue, which will adjourn and resume at the Civic Theater at 7:30 p.m. as the set time for a study session on the Saratoga Retirement Community Master Plan Update. Visit www.saratoga.ca.us/SRC for more information about this project.
6:00 p.m.: Site visit at 14500 Fruitvale Avenue. There will be no option for remote participation for this part of the meeting.
7:30 p.m.: Study session resumes at the Civic Theater at 13777 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070. The public can also participate in the meeting remotely using the following access information.
- Viewing the meeting on Saratoga Community Access Television Channel 15 (Comcast Channel 15, AT&T UVerse Channel 99) and calling 1.408.638.0968 or 1.669.900.6833, entering the webinar ID above, and pressing *9 to use the raise hand tool to request to speak on an agenda item when directed by the Chair
- Viewing online and calling 1.408.638.0968 or 1.669.900.6833, entering the webinar ID above, and pressing *9 to use the raise hand tool to request to speak on an agenda item when directed by the Chair
Comments can be submitted at: www.saratoga.ca.us/PCcomment. In order to be included in the Planning Commission agenda packets and shared with all members of the Commission, written communications should be filed by 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 21st. Comments received by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, September 25th will be included in the September 27th supplemental meeting packet. A copy of any material provided to the Planning Commission at the study session will be available on the City website and on file at Saratoga Planning Department, 13777 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga. Questions may be addressed to the project planner, Cynthia Richardson, email@example.com.
State of the City Presentation
Did you miss the Saratoga State of the City? You can still tune in to hear important updates about the City! Watch the recording of the State of the City presentation and view the photos from the event.
Suicide Awareness Month
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. This month is a reminder that everyone struggles – but they’re not alone. Connect with a trained crisis counselor who is ready to support you by calling the 988 Crisis and Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
Car Wash Discounts
Using a commercial car wash helps prevent polluted water from reaching local creeks and watersheds. Download and present the Watershed Watch Discount Card at participating car wash locations to receive a discount on your next car wash!
Apply for the Heritage Preservation Commission
Looking to immerse yourself in local history? Volunteer for the City of Saratoga Heritage Preservation Commission! Visit www.saratoga.ca.us/comvac to learn more and apply by the November 17 deadline.
Parks and Recreation Commission Recruitment Now Open!
Help make Saratoga parks and trails an even more incredible resource and build a stronger community through Saratoga parks with events like the free Summer Movie Nights. Volunteer for the City of Saratoga Parks & Recreation Commission! Visit www.saratoga.ca.us/comvac to learn more and apply by the December 31 deadline.
Volunteer for the Public Art Commission
Attention artists and art lovers! Volunteer for the City of Saratoga Public Art Commission to help the City bring the community together through art. Visit www.saratoga.ca.us/comvac to learn more and apply by the December 31 deadline.
Library & Community Engagement Commission Accepting Applications
Is Saratoga Library your happy place? Do you want to build a stronger sense of community in Saratoga? Volunteer for the City of Saratoga Library & Community Engagement Commission! Visit www.saratoga.ca.us/comvac to learn more and apply by the December 31 deadline.
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
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