Tucked away in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains of California, Saratoga is a lovely residential community with a small-town feel. The City is well known for its excellent schools, fine dining, unique shops, and distinctive cultural institutions. Saratoga offers a high quality of life to its residents and a chance to escape the hustle of Silicon Valley.
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Join Us! Hakone Master Plan Community Workshop 2/10/15
1/22/2015  On February 10, 2015, the City will host the first community workshop event regarding the development of the Hakone Gardens Master Plan. The event will take place at the Hakone Gardens, located at 21000 Big Basin Way and will begin at 5:00 p.m. The Master Plan will serve as a guide to restoring and enhancing the structures and facilities throughout the 18-acre historic Japanese gardens. See the attached flyer for additional information.
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City Accepting Applications for 2015/16 Community Event Grant Program
1/22/2015  The City of Saratoga is currently accepting applications for its Community Event Grant Program. The City Council has allocated $25,000 to the program for Fiscal Year 2015/16.

Applications are due to Saratoga City Hall by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, 2014. Events must be held between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016. Applications will be brought before the City Council on March 18, 2014 for consideration and decision. Applicants should plan to attend the March 18, 2014 City Council meeting to answer Council questions.

To be considered for funding, the application must be submitted to the Saratoga City Managers Office before the deadline. Applications may be dropped off in person, faxed, mailed, or emailed. For more information, please contact Administrative Analyst I Brian Babcock at (408) 868-1275 or bbabcock@saratoga.ca.us.

To download an application, visit www.saratoga.ca.us/eventgrant.

Planning Commission Recruitment - Applications Due February 24
1/7/2015  The City of Saratoga is now accepting applications for two vacancies on the Planning Commission. Help guide development of Saratoga and participate in important land use and urban planning decisions! Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on February 24, 2015. Applicants are required to attend a Planning Commission meeting before interviewing with the City Council on March 4, 2015.