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2017 Community’s Choice!
2017 Hero 1: Jesse Haro
2017 Hero 2: Mary Ann Andrade
2017 Hero 3: Daniel Patton
2017 Hero 4: Kat Da Silva
2017 Hero 5: Mary Valderrama
2017 Hero 6: Donna Furuta
2017 Hero 7: Dr. Hilaria Bauer
2018 Hero 1: Ed Pope
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Coronavirus COVID-19 Resources
San Jose 2021 Community Survey
ARUSD Bond Expenditures Survey
East San Jose Mayoral Candidates Debate
Candidate’s Forum 2012
City Budget 2012-2013
District 5 Heroes 2012
2012 Hero Story 1 – Michelle Urmeneta
2012 Hero Story 2 – K’La Gonzalez
2012 Hero Story 3 – Betty Howard
2012 Hero Story 4 – Vic Zavala
2012 Hero Story 5 – Lidia Reguerin
District 5 Heroes 2012 – Top 5 Now!
District 5 Heroes 2012 Photos
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District 5 Heroes 2013
2013 Community’s Choice!
2013 Hero Story 1: Lily Tenes
2013 Hero Story 2: Judy Thompson
2013 Hero Story 3: Sylvia Villarreal
2013 Hero Story 4: Tanya Freudenberger
2013 Hero Story 5: Esau Herrera
2013 Hero Story 6: Larry Tilbury
2013 Hero Story 7: Janie Tilbury
2013 Hero Story 8: Rocky Hernandez
2013 Hero Story 9: Sandra Garcia
District 5 Heroes 2013: Photos and Video
2013 Hero Story 10: Al Hinkle
2013 Hero Story 11: Maria Young
2013 Hero Story 12: Dr. George Castro
Nominate Your Hero
District 5 Heroes 2013 – Top Stories!
Who should receive Special Recognition?
Egg Hunt 2013
Florencio Rodarte: Service and Funeral
Local Control Funding Formula – videos and presenations
National Night Out
National Night Out 2012
Alum Rock NNO 2012 Photos
Lyndale NNO 2012 Photos
National Night Out 2014
National Night Out 2011
Community Budget Meetings
San Jose Water Company’s Proposed 44% Rate Hike
Are you smarter than a 3rd grader? San Jose Water Question
DRA Major Recommendations
FAQ: San Jose Water Company’s proposed 44% rate increase
NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit’s video
Online Petition Opposing SJWC’s proposed rate increases
SJWC Service Area Map
Urgent Message for those who pay SJWC bills
Videos related to SJWC rate increase
Rancho del Pueblo Facts
Community United against Rancho Sale!
Neighborhoods Commission Letter
Neighborhoods Commission Opposes Rancho del Pueblo Sale
The First Tee Videos
Join ~1,000 others: Stand Against Misleading “Homes Plan”
Opposition to the scheme
Reasons to oppose the affordable housing that isn’t
Videos: The Threat To San Jose
Video from Mayor regarding San Jose housing scheme
Video: 12/18/17 meeting to discuss the Threat to San Jose
Video: SCV Audubon Society takes on billionaires
Video: Why the “Senior Homes” initiative is “b-llsh-t” to her
1/23/13 meeting video
3/27/13 Meeting Video
5/22/13 Meeting Video & Documents
Capitol Expressway Light Rail Project
District 5 United: 1/25/12 Meeting photos
Online Petition – Save the Alum Rock BART station!
“Keep Alum Rock at 28th Street Alive” video by Stanford Journalism
Latest update regarding the Alum Rock BART station
Online Petition regarding Rancho del Pueblo golf course
Mail thief in Park Pleasant neighborhood
Problem House in District 5: 10291 Kenilworth Way
San Jose Police UAS (drone) survey
SJ Council District 5 Accomplishments 2010-2014
Suggest a question for the Candidates Forum
Lyndale Holiday Decorating Contest 2011
Lyndale Meeting – September 21, 2011
Lyndale NeighborWalk 2012
Lyndale Pedestrian Bridge Closure
Proposed new K-5 school
Rotten Robbie Proposed Development
Sierra Neighborhood: Park Opening
St. John Vianney
Council District 5 Map
District 5 Council Office
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Parking for Alum Rock Library
School of Arts & Culture at MHP
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San Jose 2021 Community Survey
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Dear San Jose community member,
This survey is open to ALL San Jose residents and launched at ~9pm on 1/9/21. Over 950 survey responses have already been submitted.
This survey is an opportunity for you to have your voice heard regarding multiple topics of great importance to San Jose residents. Survey results will be shared with you, City Council members, County Supervisors, and social media. Results will also be posted on the District 5 United and San Jose United websites. Results will only be provided in aggregate; your personal information will not be shared or posted.
Reid-Hillview Airport is located at 2500 Cunningham Ave, San Jose, CA 95148. County Supervisors decide whether to close it or keep it open. The County is exploring alternative uses for this site. Supervisor Cindy Chavez will provide an update at a future District 5 United meeting.
1. Are you in favor of closing Reid Hillview-Airport, opposed to closing Reid-Hillview Airport, or need more information to decide?
In favor of closing it
Opposed to closing it
Need more information
The Envision San Jose 2040 Task Force recommended to the San Jose City Council to have City staff explore Opportunity Housing citywide. Opportunity Housing, as recommended, would allow homeowners citywide to redevelop a single-unit property to up to four units. Exploration includes community outreach. Criteria and restrictions would need to be developed and approved by the City Council.
2. Are you in favor of Opportunity Housing, opposed to Opportunity Housing, or need more information to decide?
In favor of Opportunity Housing
Opposed to Opportunity Housing
Need more information
According to Santa Clara County, "Every person aged 6 months and older needs the flu vaccine, every year. This is especially true this year, with COVID-19 also circulating widely in Santa Clara County."
3. Have you received or plan to receive a flu vaccine this season?
Free Flu vaccine/shot info
4. Would you like a link to information on where to get a free flu shot in Santa Clara County?
5. Have you received, or will you take, a COVID-19 vaccine if it's available?
6. Would you like to receive a link to information on free COVID-19 testing?
OUTDOOR DINING DURING STAY AT HOME ORDER
7. Should outdoor restaurant dining be allowed to operate during Stay Home Orders?
PERSONAL CARE SERVICES DURING STAY HOME ORDERS
According to Santa Clara County, “Personal care services” include but are not limited to the following: hair salons and barbershops; nail salons; body art, tattoo, and piercing shops; esthetician, skin care, and cosmetology services.
8. Should personal care services be allowed to operate during Stay Home Orders?
INDOOR FITNESS DURING STAY HOME ORDERS
Outdoor fitness is allowed during the current Stay Home Order.
9. Should indoor gyms and fitness facilities be allowed to operate during Stay Home Orders?
10. REQUIRED: What is your email address?
Only one response is allowed; duplicate submissions will be deleted. Responses without an email address will be disregarded. Your email address will not be posted or shared.
11. REQUIRED: What is your zip code?
Only responses from San Jose will be included.
12. REQUIRED: If you are not already on District 5 United's email list, would you like to be added?
You will receive an email confirming your survey response was received, plus any information you requested, and also an email with survey results when final. If you respond with "Yes", you will be added to District 5 United's notification list if you are not already on it.