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2019 State of the City

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Mayor Lisa M. Gillmor and the Santa Clara City Council

View the 2019 State of the City Presentation

Community Letter and Accomplishments from the City Manager

At the State of the City events held June 20, 21 and 22, 2019, City Manager Deanna J. Santana shared a letter to the community summarizing the latest accomplishments in advancing the City Council’s goals and priorities. View the letter to the community and accomplishments.

Watch the 2019 State of the City Livestreamed Event


Watch the "People Make The Place" Year in Review Video presented at State of the City


2019 Award Recipients

The Mayor and City Council recognized the 2019 award recipients at the four State of the City events. The award recipients were recognized at the State of the City events, as listed below.

Senior Center Luncheon*
Thursday, June 20

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Multipurpose room 101
1303 Fremont Street

*The Senior Center event will be held during a special luncheon. The presentation will begin around 12 p.m.

Presentation of 2019 Award Recipients

  • District 4 Person of the Year: Margaret Demorest

  • District 5 Person of the Year: Mary Grizzle

Thursday, June 20
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Central Park Library, Redwood Room
2635 Homestead Road

Presentation of 2019 Award Recipients

  • Santa Claran of the Year: Dorothy Rosa

  • Organization of the Year: Sociedade do Espirito Santo Corporation

  • District 4 Business of the Year: Andy Tsuei, Owner, Erik’s Deli Café

  • District 6 Person of the Year: Lee Broughman

  • District 6 Business of the Year: Saied Kompanian , Owner, 7-11

  • Acknowledgement of all 2019 State of the City award recipients

Friday, June 21
1 to 3 p.m.

Northside Branch Library, Community Room
695 Moreland Way

Presentation of 2019 Award Recipients

  • District 1 Person of the Year: Debbie Algieri

  • District 1 Business of the Year: Agnew Autocare

Saturday, June 22
1 to 3 p.m.

Mission Branch Library, Community Room
1098 Lexington Street

Presentation of 2019 Award Recipients

  • District 2 Person of the Year: Emily Adorable

  • District 2 Business of the Year: Kimoo Martial Arts College

  • District 3 Person of the Year: Darlene Hall

  • District 3 Business of the Year: ShaQ Restaurant

  • District 5 Business of the Year: Taplands



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View the news release

Download event flyer

For more Information

If you have questions, please contact the City Manager’s Office at 408-615-2210 or email

the City event will be held during a special Senior Center luncheon.
 Presentation begins at 12 p.m.
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