Communication and Engagement

The Communication and Engagement teImage of City Hallam is dedicated to bridging the gap between the decisions of local government and the community through providing timely, engaging, and important information and, when deemed appropriate, consulting with and receiving feedback from the community.  The Communication and Engagement team uses various tools to inform residents about City services, initiatives, and programs.  They include the following:

2023 Year in Review

2023 was a busy year! Thank you to our amazing team, partners, and everyone who contributed to our successes this year. 

Email Express Newsletter

The City provides a weekly email newsletter, the Email Express, to provide information on City programs, projects, and policy to the community.  Sign up to receive the Email Express in your inbox.

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News  Flash

  1. Rain on an umbrella

    Another storm is coming. Are you ready?

    The National Weather Service (NWS) is forecasting rain starting Friday, (2/16), with rains predicted to increase on Sunday (2/18) into Wednesday (2/21). Read on...
  2. Fences and Hedges

    Know Your Code: Fences and Hedges in Residential Areas

    Today we’re providing some information on the code around fences and hedges in residential areas to help us all create a beautiful and safe community. Read on...
  3. State of the City flyer

    Save the Date: April 29th for the 2024 State of the City Address with Mayor Marie Blankley

    The community is invited to join Mayor Marie Blankley for the 2024 State of the City Address. Read on...
  4. Live Stream board, commission, and committee graphic

    Board, Commission, and Committee Meetings Go Online!

    We are now offering on-demand streaming of all board, commission, and committee meetings on the City’s official website and YouTube channel. Read on...
  5. Save the Date OpportuniTEEN flyer

    Calling All Teens: Join Us for OpportuniTEEN

    Youth ages 14-18 are invited to join us for OpportuniTEEN, a free event to explore teen-focused jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities. Read on...
  6. Ask Gilroy

    "Ask Gilroy" - Your City, Your Questions!

    Have you ever wondered about Gilroy's infrastructure, upcoming developments, municipal services, or important community events? Your curiosity fuels our mission to provide you with answers. Read on...
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Contact Us

  1. Rachelle Bedell

    Communication and Engagement Manager
    Email Rachelle Bedell
    Phone: (408) 846-0443
    More Information

Social Media

The City of Gilroy uses a range of social media sites to inform and engage our residents wherever they are, instantaneously.  These sites allow the City to share information, images, and video with the public in a timely fashion that gives residents the ability to interact with staff by commenting and asking questions.

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