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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    Pavement Maintenance Project Updates

    The 2022 Citywide Pavement Maintenance Project is officially underway with plans to improve 149 segments on 138 streets and 67 curb ramps. Work will start with curb ramp improvements, followed by pavement improvements and striping. Read on...
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    Luchessa Bridge Opening/Westbound Luchessa Closure by August 9

    Valley Water’s work on the South County Recycled Water Pipeline Project is progressing. Crews will reopen the Luchessa Bridge and close a westbound section of W. Luchessa by August 9, 2022. Read on...
  3. Copy of General Election 2022 Nomination Period

    Nomination Period for the 2022 General Municipal Election

    Passionate about the Gilroy community? Consider running for City Council. The nomination period ends on August 12, 2022. Read on...
  4. Online Business License Services

    New: Business License Services are Online!

    We are excited to share that the City’s business license services are now available online! Businesses can now Apply, Renew, Pay and Update business licenses online, including obtaining copies of certificates, forms, or other relevant information. Additional Info...
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    Conversation and Coffee with Mayor Marie Blankley: Gilroy's on the Move!

    The community is invited to join Mayor Marie Blankley for Conversation and Coffee on Saturday, August 13, 2022, at 9:30 AM in Council Chambers located at 7351 Rosanna Street. Read on...
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    Eigleberry & 7th Street Parking Lot Construction Live CAM

    Construction on the Eigleberry & 7th Street Parking Lot is underway and now you can watch the progress take place in real-time on the Live CAM. The video feed is available on the City Infrastructure Projects webpage on City's website. Additional Info...
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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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