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CitySkills - Getting to Know Sunnyvale


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CitySkills - Getting to Know Sunnyvale

  1. 1. City of Sunnyvale Getting to Know Your City
  2. 2. Sunnyvale History <ul><li>1800s – small agricultural settlement </li></ul><ul><li>Incorporated in 1912 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Sunnyvale History
  4. 4. Sunnyvale History <ul><li>1931 – Moffett Field becomes naval air station </li></ul><ul><li>1956 – Arrival of Lockheed Martin </li></ul>
  5. 5. Sunnyvale History <ul><li>The Heart of Silicon Valley ® </li></ul>
  6. 6. Demographics <ul><li>24 square miles </li></ul><ul><li>39% foreign-born </li></ul><ul><li>Over 75,000 employed residents </li></ul><ul><li>55,000 Households </li></ul>
  7. 7. Demographics
  8. 8. Sunnyvale Population Population Growth 1930 - 2000
  9. 9. Form of Government <ul><li>Council-Manager Form of Government </li></ul>
  10. 10. RESIDENTS City Council Boards & Commissions City Manager City Attorney 11 City Departments Form of Government
  11. 11. City Council
  12. 12. Boards and Commissions Child Care Advisory Board Planning Commission Parks and Recreation Commission Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee Heritage Preservation Commission Board of Library Trustees
  13. 13. Role of State <ul><li>Elections </li></ul><ul><li>Justice System </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul>
  14. 14. Role of County <ul><li>Jails </li></ul><ul><li>District Attorney/Public Defender </li></ul><ul><li>Elections </li></ul><ul><li>Health and Social Services </li></ul>
  15. 15. What Does the City Do? Public Safety Library and Community Services Utilities Human Resources Information Technology Public Works Finance City Attorney Community Development Employment Development Office of the City Manager
  16. 16. <ul><ul><li>Police Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fire Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emergency Services </li></ul></ul>Public Safety
  17. 17. <ul><ul><li>Streets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Traffic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Capital Improvements </li></ul></ul>Public Works
  18. 18. <ul><ul><li>SMaRT ® Station </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Water Pollution Control Plant </li></ul></ul>Environmental Services
  19. 19. <ul><ul><li>Adult/Children’s Library Programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recreation Programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Senior Center </li></ul></ul>Library and Community Services
  20. 20. <ul><ul><li>Permits/Licenses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Housing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul></ul>Community Development
  21. 21. <ul><ul><li>Employment services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Job training </li></ul></ul>Employment Development (NOVA) <ul><li>Regional consortium serving: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cupertino </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Los Altos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Milpitas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mountain View </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Palo Alto </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Santa Clara </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sunnyvale </li></ul></ul>
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