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City Council Vacancy

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City Council Vacancy Announcement

The City of Santa Clara is seeking candidates for a vacant City Council position to serve your community. The appointed position will be to fill the remaining term of Council District 5, which ends November 2020. 

The 7-member City Council acts as the legislative body, representing the citizens of Santa Clara and is empowered by the City's Charter to formulate City-wide policy.

How to Apply

All applications must be received by the City Clerk's Office no later than 5 p.m. on February 28, 2020. Interviews will be held during the Council meeting on March 9, 2020 at 6:00 p.m., in the Council Chambers located at 1500 Warburton Avenue, Santa Clara 95050.

Application Steps:

Step 1: Check your address to our Interactive District Map to confirm that you are a resident in District 5.

Step 2: Complete the Application with two proofs of residency (2 required) – Sample documents include a Driver’s License/State Identification Card, Utility Bill, Internet/Cable Bill, etc. 

Step 3: Bring the Application and 2 Proofs of Residency to the City Clerk’s Office – 1500 Warburton Avenue Santa Clara, CA 95050 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. no later than 6:00 p.m. on February 28, 2020.

Eligibility Requirements

Any interested applicant must meet the eligibility requirements, as set forth in the City Charter, Section 600, which states that they are a resident and a qualified registered elector of the City of Santa Clara. 

Applicants must also be a registered voter in Council District 5.

Any application that does not meet the minimum eligibility requirements will not be considered for this vacancy.

For more information, please email clerk@santaclaraca.gov, or call (408) 615-2220Call: (408) 615-2220
 
If you would like to request translation services to learn about the application process, please contact the City Clerk's Office at clerk@santaclaraca.gov or call (408) 615-2220Call: (408) 615-2220.
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