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:

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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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  1. Small Business Relief Program

    Small Business Relief Grant Program

    One-time Business Relief Grants are available for qualifying businesses within Gilroy city limits. Grants are based on the number of full-time employees with awards ranging from $5,000 - $10,000. Read on...
  2. RedFlag

    Red Flag Warnings

    Red Flag Warnings are issued in times of heightened fire danger. When a Red Flag Warning is issued, residents are urged to take extra precautions to prevent wildfires and have a pre-evacuation plan ready. Read on...
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    Conversation and Coffee with Mayor Marie Blankley: State of the City

    The community is invited to join Mayor Marie Blankley for the State of the City presentation over coffee and donuts on Saturday, June 4, 2022, at 9:30 AM in Council Chambers located at 7351 Rosanna Street. All are welcome to attend. Read on...
  4. Mattress Recycling Event (1)

    Mattress Recycling Event

    There will be a no-cost mattress and box spring recycling event held in Gilroy on Saturday, June 4, 2022, at Gilroy City Hall located at 7351 Rosanna Ave. from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM hosted by the Mattress Recycling Council. Read on...
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    It's Time to Create Defensible Space

    With the days getting longer and warmer, fire season is on its way. To protect your family and your property, the Gilroy Fire Department is urging the community to remove all dead plants, grass, and weeds within 30 feet of your home or business Read on...
  6. Upcoming Road Construction

    2022 Pavement Maintenance Project

    The City’s 2022 Citywide Pavement Maintenance Project is underway, with street improvement efforts anticipated to start in early summer. Read on...
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Contact Us

  1. Rachelle Bedell

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