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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    Registrar of Voters Releases Findings on the Petition for Recall

    Today, Monday, November 28, 2022, the City of Gilroy received notice from the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters that the Petition for Recall of Gilroy City Council Woman Rebeca Armendariz was found insufficient. Read on...
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    Downtown Gourmet Parking Lot: November Update

    Progress is continuing right on time with the Downtown Gourmet Parking Lot. Crews recently completed the bioswale retention infrastructure, irrigation infrastructure, and most of the electrical undergrounding. Read on...
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    Current Watering Limits

    We are currently in a Level 2 Water Supply Shortage and water use is subject to the following limits: Read on...
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    Downtown Parking Data Collection: November & December

    This month the City kicked off the Downtown Parking Management Plan process. This process, led by RRM Design Group, will include analyzing existing parking conditions, analyzing current and future parking demands. Read on...
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    Covid-19 Nonprofit Resiliency and Sustainability Grant Program

    The Valley Medical Center Foundation will begin accepting online applications for the COVID-19 Nonprofit Resilience and Sustainability Grant Program on November 14, 2022. The application closing date is 4:00 pm on December 19, 2022. Read on...
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    Council Meeting Agenda & Streaming Link Change: Coming in January

    As part of continuing efforts to improve access and transparency, all Council meeting videos and agendas will be consolidated to one location in time for the January 9, 2023, City Council Meeting. 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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