Overview

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  • Founded Since 1850

Company Description

The City of Saratoga is an attractive residential community of approximately 30,000 known for its excellent schools and prestigious neighborhoods. The community’s historic downtown district, “The Village,” has distinctive dining, unique shops, and nume rous buildings dating back to the late 1800s and early 1900s. Saratoga residents place an emphasis on retaining the quality of the City’s semi-rural ambiance and unique character. The City also is home to Villa Montalvo and the Hakone Gardens, the oldest Japanese- style residential garden in the Western Hemisphere.

In addition to its cultural venues, the City of Saratoga offers a wide array of recreational opportunities. The City has 14 parks, hundreds of developed parkland and numerous trails that allow for an assortment of activities. Additionally, Saratoga is closely located to regional parks with excellent hiking and horseback riding trails.

City Government

The City of Saratoga was incorporated in 1956 and operates under a Council/Manager form of government. At the time of incorporation, many school and utility districts were in existence and consequently, more than one district may serve within the City’s boundaries. Fire protection services are provided through special districts, and the City has formed collaborative relationships and established service contracts with other government agencies including law enforcement services through the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office, animal control services provided by the City of San Jose, recreation programs provided by Los Gatos-Saratoga Community Education and Recreation and senior programs provided by the Saratoga Area Senior Coordinating Council. In addition, library services are provided by Santa Clara County Library District and sanitation services are provided by West Valley Sanitation District and Cupertino Sanitary District.

City Departments

  • City Manager
  • Community Services
  • Administrative Services
  • Community Development
  • Public Works
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