City Council


City Council Meetings

Community members are encouraged to participate in Gilroy City Council meetings. If a regular meeting falls on a holiday, the meeting is rescheduled to the following Monday, with the exception of the single regular meeting in July, which will fall on the first day of the month of July not a holiday or a Friday, Saturday or Sunday. 

Click the following link to see the 2024 City Council Regular Meeting Schedule.

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    Marie Blankley, CPA


    Term expires: December 2024

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    Rebeca Armendariz

    Council Member

    Term expires: December 2024

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    Dion Bracco

    Mayor Pro Tempore

    Term expires: December 2026

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    Tom Cline

    Council Member

    Term expires: December 2026

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    Zach Hilton

    Council Member

    Term expires: December 2024

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    Carol Marques

    Council Member

    Term expires: December 2026

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    Fred Tovar

    Council Member

    Term expires: December 2024

Gilroy City Council Norms (Adopted 02/28/2022)

The Council has established protocols and procedures in order to conduct Council business in the most effective manner possible.

Council Representative Seats

City Council Members serve as Gilroy Council representatives on various local and regional Boards, Associations and Committees. Click here for a full listing of these appointments. 

Agency Report of Public Official Appointments

Gilroy Form 806

The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) regulation 18705.5 requires each agency to post on its website a single FPPC Form 806 which lists all additional compensation paid to its elected city officials when appointed to representative positions on committees, boards and commissions of another agency or authority. The form was prepared by the FPPC and is available at

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas for regular meetings are available the Wednesday afternoon prior to each meeting, along with the meeting material.  Draft minutes of each meeting are available within ten business days of the meeting. All of these records are available online 

Gilroy Council Goals 

The City Council has identified five Goals for Fiscal Year 2022 and Fiscal Year 2023, each with equal priority:

  • Develop a Financially Resilient Organization that Relies on Local Revenues and Resources
  • Maintain and Improve City Infrastructure Including Streets, Facilities, and Incorporates Green Energy Practices
  • Promote Economic Development Activities that Create Opportunities for Quality Employment and Increase the City's Tax Base
  • Ensure Neighborhood Equity from City Services Including Public Safety, Streets, Parks, and Recreation
  • Promote Availability of Safe, Affordable Housing for all Gilroy Residents