Strategically located in the Tri-Valley region of the San Francisco Bay Area at the intersection of I-580 and I-680, the City of Dublin (Calif.) has consistently been one of the fastest growing cities in Alameda County for the past several years. In 2010, the City reported a population of 57,043 within 14.59 square miles with the population projected to exceed 62,000. The City will be served by two BART stations which provide great access from Dublin to other parts of the Bay Area. Since the City's incorporation in 1982, the City's population has progressively increased as both residents and businesses have found the benefit of calling Dublin "home.”
The region is known for its mild climate and many amenities, including shopping, restaurants, public and private golf courses, and several wineries. The area is home to some of the largest corporations, and is close to several major universities, including the University of California, Berkeley; University of California, San Francisco; University of San Francisco, as well as many community colleges. Affordable housing, a low crime rate, and award winning schools make Dublin a great community in which to live and work. Recreational amenities abound in Dublin and the surrounding Bay Area and Dublin residents exhibit a high level of interest in the arts and historic preservation.
The City of Dublin was incorporated in 1982 as a general law city and has a Council/Manager form of government. The City employs approximately 83 full-time Staff and up to 227 part-time and contract employees including Police and Fire Services which are contracted through the County of Alameda. The Fiscal Year 2009-2010 Operating Budget totals $37.6 million, and the capital budget totals $31.1 million. The City of Dublin is continually striving to enhance the services provided to its customers. The City organization is committed to creating a challenging and rewarding environment in which the staff is motivated to respond to the needs of the City’s customers.