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City Manager Norberto Duenas
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Norberto Dueñas
Welcome to the City of San José city manager's page. Our city is a dynamic, vibrant place boasting a diverse and involved population of more than 1,000,500 as well as a beautiful natural landscape. Just a few decades ago we were a farming community known for our miles of orchards. Today San José is the 10th largest city in the country.

We are the Capitol of Silicon Valley, an international leader in the bioscience industry, and at the national forefront of green technology movement. San José is now recognized as an international epicenter of arts, culture, and technology.

Economic Strategy
When faced with aggressive competition coupled with an economic downturn, the City of San José committed to an innovative economic development strategy. We decided to invest in San José by fostering the entrepreneurial spirit, providing economic opportunity and enhancing our many cultural and educational assets. This strategy, along with the fact that we are among the safest big cities in America, has made San José a great place to live and work.

Quality Customer Service
The City of San José is a customer-focused, results-driven organization. We are committed to providing quality customer service to our residents, businesses, and visitors. We constantly and consistently seek their input and involvement. Our priorities and goals are based on their feedback. Together, we are working to keep San José growing and thriving.

Thank you for visiting this website. If you have an idea as to how we can improve, let us know. We want to hear from you.

San José City Mission
The Mission of the City of San José is to provide quality public services, facilities and opportunities that create, sustain, and enhance a safe, livable, and vibrant community for its diverse residents, businesses, and visitors.

View the full City Mission Statement.

News and Announcements
5:00 P.M. - Coyote Creek Flood Recovery
The City of San Jose and its many partners are continuing their attention on recovery and reentry for the neighborhoods affected by the Coyote Creek Flooding. Read on...
Utilities Offer Billing Deferral to San Jose Flood Survivors
PG&E has extended the due date for customers in the flood-affected areas by 30 days to provide more flexibility for paying their bills during the immediate recovery period. Read on...
Flood Update - 5:00pm
The City of San Jose and its many partners are continuing to focus on recovery and reentry for the neighborhoods affected by flooding last week, and beginning the process for seeking emergency assistance from the state and federal governments. Read on...

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