Posted on: November 17, 2017
EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 6, 2017 the City Council took action to not extend the RDO (residential development ordinance) allowances until after adoption of the Gilroy 2040 General Plan. Those RDO allocations for development projects that were deemed to be &l...Read on...
Posted on: October 19, 2017
The City of Gilroy is looking for residents who have an interest in volunteering on one of our many Boards, Commissions and Committees. These positions cover a wide range of interests including but not limited to, Arts and Culture, Bicycle and P...Read on...
Posted on: October 19, 2017
Each year, millions of people across the United States and around the world practice how to “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” during the International The Great ShakeOut, the world's largest earthquake drill. The drill occurs at 10:19 a.m. on...Read on...
Posted on: October 18, 2017
Planning and Approvals Move Forward for State Highway 152/First Street Improvements
Plans and approvals are moving forward for both the water line and resurfacing projects for California State Highway 152/First Street with construction on the water line sc...Read on...
Posted on: October 17, 2017
This year Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE) became the official electricity supplier for residents and businesses of of our community, and serving the communities of Campbell, Cupertino, Gilroy, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, Morgan...Read on...
Posted on: August 25, 2017
Alexander Station Rumors Unfounded
Rumors surrounding Alexander Station apartments being filled with residents from Oakland are unfounded at this time. City staff has confirmed that property managers for Alexander Station have not engaged in mark...Read on...
Posted on: August 24, 2017
This year, Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE) became the official electricity supplier for residents and businesses in Gilroy. SVCE also supplies electricity to the communities of Campbell, Cupertino, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno. M...Read on...
Posted on: August 17, 2017
In the next few weeks, City crews will begin street repair within the residential area bordered by I.O.O.F. Ave, Monterey Road, Las Animas Avenue and Highway 101 (Zone 4B). For detailed information regarding affected streets in this phase, pleas...Read on...
Posted on: August 4, 2017
Why is Gilroy Removing Trees?
The urban forest, consisting of approximately 18,000 trees, located throughout the City of Gilroy is one of the most prized attributes of our town. These trees are watched over and maintained by the City of Gilroy. &...Read on...
Posted on: May 16, 2017
Local street repair will commence in the next few days as city crews have recently begun training to use the newly purchased paving machine and will soon begin prepping roads for patchwork and repaving. The streets highlighted on the map below h...Read on...
Posted on: May 15, 2017
Starting in July, the remaining residents of Gilroy will start receiving 100% carbon-free electricity from your new electricity provider.
Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE) is a community-owned agency, formed in spring 2016 by twelve South Bay communities,...Read on...
Posted on: April 6, 2017
Mayor Velasco gave his State of the City Address last week, organized and hosted by the Gilroy Chamber of Commerce. If you missed it, thanks to CMAP, you can view right here on our website.Read on...
Posted on: February 21, 2017
The City of Gilroy is proud to announce the launching of Civic Voice, a new platform to help residents stay informed about City projects, get involved in online discussions and share ideas! With interactive features, Civic Voice makes it easy fo...Read on...
Posted on: January 25, 2017
First Street in Gilroy has been deteriorating significantly. Its poor condition is the subject of many inquiries and complaints to the City. We are just as frustrated as other community members with the condition of this important and heavily tr...Read on...
Map of First Street Repair Area
Posted on: November 10, 2016
The Gilroy Recreation Activity Guide Winter/Spring 2017 is Now Online! Click the link below for quick access to the guide which contains a variety of classes and workshops for all ages.
Link to Activity Guide
Posted on: November 8, 2016
Striping will be completed Thursday, November 10th and the roundabout will be open to all modes of traffic from all directions after 5:00 p.m. on that day.
Some follow-up striping for crosswalks, bike lanes, etc. will take place Friday, November 11th.
Posted on: November 3, 2016
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About the Gilroy Urban Growth Boundary Initiative
Measure H FAQ's
and Elections Code 9212 Report. The purpose of this information is to inform the public and is in no way intended to advocate for or in opposition to the Initiative.
Posted on: October 24, 2016
WHEN: Sunday, October 30, 2016
Flyer . . .
TIME: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
WHERE: Community Solutions,
9015 Murray Ave, #100
Gilroy, CA 95020
Posted on: October 2, 2016
119 Engines :: 10 Helicopters :: 0 Air Tankers :: 68 Hand Crews :: 13 Dozers
Overnight, the fire made minimal progress and continued to consume islands of unburned fuels that are at critically low fuel moistures. Extremely drought stressed vegetation con...Read on...
Posted on: October 1, 2016
171 Engines :: 14 Helicopters :: 2 Air Tankers :: 67 Hand Crews :: 15 Dozers
Community Meeting - October 1, 2016 at 10:00 AM Morgan Hill Community and Cultural Center - El Toro Room
17000 Monterey Road, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Overnight, the fire re...Read on...
Posted on: September 30, 2016
Calfire will be hosting a Community Meeting - Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 10:00 AM Morgan Hill Community and Cultural Center - El Toro Room 17000 Monterey Road, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Posted on: September 30, 2016
4,313 Acres :: 34% Contained :: 1,968 Personnel :: 179 Engines :: 16 Helicopters :: 6 Air Tankers :: 61 Hand Crews :: 32 Dozers
Overnight, the fire remained active while firefighters continued to build and reinforce containment lines arou...Read on...
Posted on: September 29, 2016
#LomaFire Update: 9/29 Noon
The bike and walking trails behind Solarsano Middle School are closed. Please do not let your child walk or ride to school using these paths.
Fire Update:3,849 Acres :: 22% Contained :: 1,762 Perso...Read on...
Posted on: September 28, 2016
Loma Fire Update 9/28 at Noon
Over 1,000 firefighters from throughout the area are aggressively fighting the Loma Fire which continues to spread in the Loma Chiquita Road and Loma Prieta Road area of the Santa Cruz mountains. The fire is currently bur...Read on...
Posted on: September 15, 2016
In Gilroy, we have a bicycle-friendly community where cyclists, pedestrians and motorists thrive.
Bicycle Map PDF . . .
We now have our new bicycle map showing locations of bike lanes, bike paths and bike parking! Maps are available online and at City Hall at the Community...Read on...
Posted on: July 26, 2016
The Third Street at Santa Teresa Blvd. (STB) roundabout will have a jersey barrier installed down the middle to prevent traffic turning into westbound Third, and to prevent left turns from eastbound Third onto northbound STB. We will have the temporary si...Read on...
Garlic Festival Parking and Traffic Information
Posted on: July 26, 2016
The City of Gilroy is accepting applications for six open seats on the Gilroy Youth Commission. Click the link to read more.
Posted on: May 12, 2016
Have you ever needed to replace a window on a historic building? Or, have you ever wondered if there are rules governing what materials you can use when replacing windows on a historic building?
If you answered yes to either question or are just inter...Read on...
Meeting Agenda . . .
Posted on: May 9, 2016
The Gilroy City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 to review and discuss the 2015 Urban Water Management Plan (2015 UWMP). The public hearing will be held at 6:00 pm or as soon thereafter as the item can be heard, in the City Coun...Read on...
Posted on: April 20, 2016
Please be advised that, Graniterock, acting as the contractor for the City of Gilroy, will perform miscellaneous asphalt repairs and asphalt paving on your street beginning on the WEEK OF APRIL 4TH. The project is expected to last 5 weeks, however, any ra...Read on...
Posted on: April 18, 2016
DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint Planned April 22, 2016
Gilroy, CA – Gilroy Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on April 22, 2016, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 9:00 ...Read on...
Posted on: April 14, 2016
The City of Gilroy Welcomes a new City Administrator. Read about this and many other items of community interest in the Spring Newsletter.
Spring 2016 Newsletter
Posted on: April 12, 2016
The public is invited to learn about progress being made toward developing a possible transportation sales tax
Flyer . . .
measure for the November 2016 ballot and to provide input. Find out how Santa Clara Valley TransportationAuthority (VTA) has been engaging wi...Read on...
Posted on: March 31, 2016
Over the last few months we have received many of your emails and messages regarding the deteriorated state of First Street between Monterey Road and Santa Teresa Boulevard. We take our road-user needs seriously and we appreciate all of your feedback and...Read on...
Posted on: March 28, 2016
Saturday May 7th 2016. Make an appointment ahead of time. See flyer for details.
flyer . . .
Posted on: March 15, 2016
Developer, Cal-Atlantic Homes has requested a further extension on the construction of the roundabout at Miller and Santa Teresa Boulevard. Cal-Atlantic Homes has encountered several set-backs that have delayed their timeline; high levels of ground water ...Read on...
Posted on: March 9, 2016
Gilroy, CA – The Gilroy Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on March 12th, 2016 in the City of Gilroy between the hours of 9:00 pm to 3:00 am.
The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resourc...Read on...
Posted on: March 7, 2016
The City of Gilroy invites all community members to join in helping clean up our local Uvas Creek. This event is being held as part of a community wide Family Service Day effort.
Saturday, April 30, 2016
9:00 a.m. to 12 Noon
Christmas Hill Park,...Read on...
Flyer and Waivers . . .
Posted on: March 3, 2016
Meritage Homes has received all permits to begin conversion of the existing intersection at Santa Teresa Boulevard and Third to a roundabout intersection. We anticipate construction to begin in March and to last approximately 4 months.
Construction ...Read on...
Posted on: February 16, 2016
Monday, March 14. 2016
6 - 8 p.m.
Place: Morgan Hill Community & CulturalCenter, El Toro Room
17000 Monterey Road, Morgan Hill
The cities of Gilroy and Morgan Hill along with partner agencies the Santa Valley Water District and South County ...Read on...
Posted on: February 26, 2016
Striping on Santa Teresa Blvd. in the northbound lanes between Day Rd. East and Day Rd. West will be changed in the next 10 days to eliminate the funneling of northbound traffic into the left turn lane.
Prior to this change, drivers may legally cross thi...Read on...
Posted on: January 12, 2016
Potential Areas of Flooding
PDF Version Here
In the past, flooding has mostly affected the southern area of Gilroy, streets south of Tenth Street and East of the Levee. In general, this area continues to be the most vulnerable to the flooding from Uvas Creek. The goo...Read on. . .
Posted on: January 1, 2016
Downtown Gilroy is the Historic Heart of the Community
Over the past 15 years, the City has invested over $20 million dollars in its revitalization, but there is more for the City and the property owners to do.