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  1. Coffee with the Mayor 061017

    Conversation and Coffee with Mayor Velasco

    The next "Conversation and Coffee with the Mayor" is scheduled for June 10th from 9:30-11am. Tammy Brownlow from the Gilroy Economic Development Corporation will be the special guest speaker to talk about, you guessed it, economic development. Read on...
  2. Safety Improvement Community Meeting 2017_NOTICE NO. 2v6

    Wren Avenue/Welburn Avenue Signal Installation Informational Meeting

    Date: June 6, 2017 Time: 6:00p.m.-8:00p.m. Location: City of Gilroy Council Chambers 7351 Rosanna Street Gilroy, CA 95020 Read on...
  3. Official City Seal

    May 22nd Council Budget Study Session Rescheduled to May 30th

    The City Council’s May 22nd Budget Study Session has been rescheduled to May 30th. Packet material for this meeting will be available on the City website by Thursday, May 25th – www.cityofgilroy.org Read on...
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  1. Welcome to Gilroy, California

    Gilroy is the "Garlic Capital of the World." The community is known for its peaceful residential environment, its award-winning parks, golf course and recreation programs, and for its "urban forest," for which the City has won Tree City USA awards annually since 1979. 

    A variety of superior community facilities and resources have placed Gilroy high in recent surveys which have attempted to measure the quality of life in Bay Area cities. Major community facilities unveiled in the last decade include St. Louise Regional Hospital along U.S. 101, Wheeler Manor (senior residence) and an expanded Senior Center complex at Sixth and Hanna streets. The Gilroy library is also newly refurbished and computerized. Gavilan Community College in Gilroy is known for the beauty of its campus, set in the foothills which surround the city.

    Gilroy's climate strikes a pleasant balance between hot and cold, wet and dry, making it perfect for agriculture and recreation. Nestled between the Diablo and Santa Cruz mountains in the Santa Clara Valley, Gilroy residents enjoy mild temperatures, while missing most of the coastal fog. A state climatology report says up to 70% of Gilroy's days are sunny, with average rainfall of about 19.11 inches.

    Read More about Gilroy Here

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