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Posted on: October 5, 2022

Composting: It's Now the Law

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Did you know? All of the following can be placed in your GREEN organics cart:

  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Eggshells
  • Coffee Grounds and Filters
  • Tea Bags
  • Grass Clippings
  • Leaves
  • Pizza Boxes
  • Food Soiled Paper Products

Composting these materials instead of sending t...

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Gilroy Downtown Survey: Share Your Feedback with the City of Gilroy

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The City of Gilroy is seeking feedback from the community regarding Gilroy’s downtown area through an online survey. This survey provides an opportunity for residents, visitors, and business and property owners to share their feedback regarding ...

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Council Meeting Streaming Upgrades

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As part of continuing efforts to improve access and transparency, the city is working on updating the Council meeting video and agenda center. As part of this process, an update to how Council Meetings are recorded and streamed was implemented. This means...

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Pavement Maintenance Project Update: September 30

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Work is moving right along! Crews will continue to focus on pavement improvements on approximately 18 segments over the next two weeks. For an overview of completed and upcoming pavement improvements, view the map on the City’s website: ...

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Housing Element: Virtual Community Meeting Recording Available

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On Tuesday, September 27, 2022, the City held a virtual community meeting to review the Draft 2023-2031 Housing Element and what it means for the future of Gilroy.

A recording of the meeting is available for viewing on the City's Youtube channel.

T...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

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Registration now open for October 11th – November 5th course!

Gilroy’s Office of Emergency Services is offering CERT training, a 20-hour, all-hazard training program that trains volunteers on preparing, organizing, and working together as a team. This cour...

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Earthquake Brace and Bolt Retrofit Funding

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Up to $3,000 in grant funding is available to eligible households to help protect their home from earthquake damage through a brace and bolt retrofit. Through the brace and bolt retrofit, the foundation is bolted, and if there is a cripple wall, it is bra...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Downtown Gourmet Parking Lot: September Update

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Construction is moving along at the Downtown Gourmet Parking Lot. Over the last few weeks crews completed a large portion of the storm drain and electrical infrastructure and have begun work on the sidewalk, curb, and gutters.

To watch the parking lot tran...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Housing Element: What do you think of Gilroy's plan for future housing?

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The City is currently in the process of updating the Housing Element, which outlines Gilroy’s future goals, policies, and programs to help the City meet the housing needs of the community from 2023 – 2031.

The Housing Element was drafted in-line with the d...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Stay Informed During Emergencies to Make Informed Decisions

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The City of Gilroy utilizes Nixle to share community-related public safety information. Notifications through Nixle may be sent via text or email and will be posted to the 95020 Nixle Alert page.

The City of Gilroy may also utilize AlertSCC, the County’s o...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Partial Closure of Gourmet Alley between 6th and 7th Streets

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As part of the construction work on the Eigleberry and 7th Street Parking Lot, there will be a partial closure of Gourmet Alley from the Gilroy Center for the Arts building to the northern edge of the adjacent lawn area, as shown on the map. The alley wil...

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

Commemorative Flag Flying Applications

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Applications are now being accepted for flying commemorative flags at City Hall for the 2023 calendar year. Applications must be received with all required signature sheets to City Hall, attention: Sr. Analyst Bryce Atkins, by 4:30 PM on October 31, 2022....

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Appeal of Administrative Citations Withdrawn & Fines Paid

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Official Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:  

Rachelle Bedell, Communication and Engagement Manager

408-846-0443

DATE: 09/15/2022

Appeal of Administrative Citations Withdrawn & Fines Paid

Surrounding the Events that Occurred on October 29 ...

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

A Statement to the Gilroy Community from Mayor Marie Blankley

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Official Statement to the Gilroy Community from Mayor Marie Blankley

Monday, April 11, 2022

A STATEMENT TO THE GILROY COMMUNITY

FROM MAYOR MARIE BLANKLEY

In the early morning hours of October 30, 2021, 18-year-old Michael Zuniga Macias was shot and killed at ...

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Reserve a Park Online

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The City of Gilroy has a new online system for booking reservations at City-owned parks. The new reservation system utilizes the Online Recreation Activity Guide.

Reservations can be made online or in person:

  • ?? Online: Reservations are available 2...
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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Discover Downtown!

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Now is the time to support Gilroy restaurants, stores, wineries and other businesses—and help restart the local economy!

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Stay Connected!

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