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Dougherty Valley

The City of San Ramon (City) was incorporated in 1983 and is located in the San Ramon Valley of Contra Costa County, approximately 35 miles east of the City of San Francisco in the San Francisco Bay Area.  The San Ramon Valley has long been considered one of the most desirable living areas in the Bay Area because of its scenic beauty, suburban charms, excellent school systems, and proximity to major employment centers. The City occupies a land area of 18.56 square miles and is surrounded by the communities of Danville and Dublin, as well as the unincorporated lands in both the Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.

The City operates under a Councilā€Manager form of government with over 250 employees, serving a population of approximately 79,000.  The City is comprised of six departments, which are General Government (City Council, City Manager, City Clerk, and City Attorney), Administrative Services (Finance, Human Resources, and Information Technology), Community Development (Building, Planning, and Economic Development), Police, Public Works (Engineering, Transportation, and Maintenance), and Parks and Community Services.