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    January 28, 2019 City Council meeting preliminary agenda

    The preliminary agenda for the January 28, 2019 regular meeting is available here. The final agenda will be published on line here Wednesday, January 23, 2019 by 5 p.m. Read on...
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    Ochoa Cold Weather Shelter is Currently Accepting Referrals

    The shelter will be open until approximately March 15, 2019, for homeless families with at least one dependent child. Designated City of Gilroy Community Development Staff along with other designated local agencies can refer eligible families . . . 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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