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:

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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    Your Commute Just Got Easier: Caltrain Introduces Additional Service

    Starting September 25, you can catch Train 305, which will commence its journey at the Gilroy Station, departing promptly at 7:29 AM. This train will make stops at all stations between Gilroy and San Jose Diridon. Read on...
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    Are You Signed Up for Emergency Alerts?

    In the event of an emergency situation, emergency responders may utilize emergency alerts to notify residents of hazards, resources, or other important information. Read on...
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    Conversation and Coffee with Mayor Marie Blankley

    Conversation and Coffee with Mayor Marie Blankley: City Collaboration with Gilroy Unified School District Read on...
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    Open Letter to the Community Regarding Fire Department Staffing

    The City of Gilroy has issued an open letter to the Gilroy community in response to the letter issued by the Gilroy Firefighters labor union. Read on...
  5. National Preparedness Month 2023

    It's National Preparedness Month

    National Preparedness Month is observed each September to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for potential disasters and emergencies. Do You Have a Plan? Read on...
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    City of Gilroy Contact Information and Assistance

    The City of Gilroy welcomes your inquiries, comments, and questions. Our dedicated team of City employees is committed to providing timely responses, typically within a 48-hour window. 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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