December 11 Deadline Approaching for the First Installment of the 2023-2024 Annual Secured Property Taxes
The deadline to pay the first installment of the 2023-2024 Annual Secured Property Taxes is approaching. Timely collection is critical for the ongoing support of various essential services, such as public health, fire protection, education, parks, and law enforcement.
The application period has opened for the County’s Fellowship Program, which embeds a limited number of higher-education students in various County agencies, departments and board offices to do high-level work that lends itself to in-demand jobs.
The Santa Clara County Office of the Assessor released an electronic link to the Assessor's Annual Report 2023. The Annual Report continues to provide valuable data and information for property taxpayers, policymakers, finance directors, real estate and business professionals, and mortgage leaders.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Makes Official Determination on Dangers of Leaded Aviation Fuel
After a push for action led by Santa Clara County and a host of environmental organizations, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday announced it has officially determined that emissions from aircraft using leaded gasoline pose a public health threat – a major step toward a national ban on the fuel.
The County of Santa Clara Registrar of Voters’ (ROV) office is now accepting applications for election workers for the March 5, 2024, Presidential Primary Election. The 2,000 election workers are needed to assist at the main office and at over 100 Vote Centers located throughout the county.
The County of Santa Clara’s Facilities and Fleet Emergency Vehicle Upfit Team works hard to create the vehicles responsible for public safety.
State Board of Equalization Finds County Assessor's Office Conducts Fair and Equitable Assessment Practices
The Santa Clara County Assessor’s Office has achieved a 99.41% assessment ratio in a state Assessment Practices Survey that confirms the integrity and accuracy of assessment programs.
Sixty-five percent of County employees identify as women, while 54% of the County’s executive leaders are female. Behind those statistics is a firm belief that gender diversity, and diversity of all kinds, improves County policies and programs and enriches the workplace.
Every summer, employees in the Road & Signal Operations Division resurface a portion of the 660 miles of unincorporated Santa Clara County roads and expressways, extending the lives of the roads and preparing them for the storms of winter.
The County of Santa Clara has completed repairs to a section of Bear Creek Road in the Santa Cruz Mountains that was badly damaged during this winter’s storms and reopened it to traffic. The road had been closed since March, when a culvert channeling stormwater under the roadway failed.