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Gilroy, CA 95020
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Welcome to the City of Gilroy, California

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Recruiting for 1 Seat on Open Government Commission
Volunteer needed to assist in ensuring that Gilroy citizens are provided with governmental transparency One (1) open seat now available on the City of Gilroy Open Government Commission – see attached flyer
Recruitment Information

City of Gilroy Fall 2014 E-Newsletter
Catch up on the latest news and information in and around the City!
Fall 2014 E-Newsletter

Consolidated Plan for 2015 – 2020
The City of Gilroy is currently updating the Consolidated Plan for the 2015 – 2020 planning period. The Consolidated Plan outlines the city’s housing and community development needs and provides an action plan on how the city intends to use its federal funds to address those needs.

Public participation is central to the development of the Consolidated Plan. We are working collaboratively with the County of Santa Clara to host a series of Regional Forums to help identify affordable housing, homeless and community improvement needs over the next five years. We want to hear from you!

Regional Forums:
  • Thurs, Sept 25, 2014 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. at 500 Castro Street, 2nd Floor, Plaza Conference Room, Mountain View, CA 94041
  • Sat, Sept 27, 2014 from 10:00 - 12:00 noon at San Jose City Hall, Wing Room 120, 200 E. Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA 95113
  • Wed, October 22, 2014 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Gilroy Library, 350 W. Sixth Street, Gilroy, CA 95020

  • Download our bilingual flyer and share within your network.

    Members of the public can also participate by taking our short online survey.
    English Survey      Spanish Survey



    City of Gilroy Water Conservation Regulations
    Here are ways you can fight the drought, and comply with Gilroy's Water Conservation Ordinance.
    Regulations

    Discover Gilroy
    This video commercial showcases Gilroy, California. Over the past decade, Gilroy has been diversifying its economy to become a major retail and employment destination. Gilroy is strategically located in southern Silicon Valley, approximately 25 miles south of San Jose, California. It has excellent freeway access to the entire Bay Area, the Salinas Valley, and Monterey County. Gilroy is also a planned stop for the proposed High Speed Rail line from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Watch the video and see what Gilroy has to offer. View video


    Earthquakes - Be Prepared
    The Napa earthquake presents a timely reminder to prepare for a similar event in Gilroy. Do whatever you can to get prepared so you will survive and recover quickly. These links each contain a basic set of recommended actions for how to get prepared at home or in the workplace. Many are free or low cost solutions.
    Before, During and After    Prepare Your Family
     
    Preparedness Supplies

    First Quarter, 2014 Sales Tax Update
    Receipts for the City of Gilroy increased by 8.0% over the first quarter in 2013.
    Sales Tax Update

    Next Coffee with the Mayor set for October 25th
    Ask questions/share ideas with Mayor Don Gage in an informal setting Saturday, October 25th starting at 9:30 a.m. in the Gilroy Council Chambers, 7351 Rosanna St. for his next Coffee with the Mayor.


    New State Regulations for Water Conservation
    The Gilroy City Council has passed an emergency ordinance to comply with new state water conservation regulations. These regulations are effective as of August 1, 2014.
    Press Release    Emergency Ordinance
     


    City Council Votes to Place Quality of Life Measure on November Ballot
    The Gilroy City Council has voted to place a measure on the Nov. 4th, 2014 ballot seeking voter approval relating to the enactment of a one-half cent (0.50%) transactions and use (sales) tax for fifteen years. For more information,see the Elections and Voter Information page .
    Press Release

    Around Town – Safer Routes to Schools
    Utilizing a $697,000 federal grant, construction is now underway at 26 locations throughout Gilroy to provide safer routes to schools for Gilroy school children and other pedestrians. All construction work will be completed in May of 2013. View Video


    FPPC Form 806 – Agency Report of Public Official Appointments
    Reporting of all appointments of Council Members who serve on other agency’s committees, boards and commission who receive additional Council compensation, as required under California Fair Political Practices Commission Regulation 18705.5.
    FPPC Form 806