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Posted on: June 5, 2023

Firework Safety: It Takes All of Us

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With the 4th of July fast approaching, please remember that:

ONLY safe and sane fireworks are allowed in Gilroy

? ONLY in designated areas &

? ONLY from 9 AM on July 1st through 10 PM on July 4th

 

All other fireworks are alway...

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Posted on: June 5, 2023

You Can Help: Fight Dirty

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?? Litter Cleanup Program

Monthly volunteer cleanups hosted by the City of Gilroy. Current cleanup dates include:

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Posted on: June 5, 2023

Gilroy's Pop-Up Park Is Almost Here!

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The City of Gilroy and the Gilroy Downtown Committee are thrilled to announce Gilroy’s very first Pop-Up Park! This exciting addition to our downtown will be situated on the grassy lawn just north of the Gilroy Arts Center. This delightful littl...

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Posted on: May 31, 2023

Sidewalk Vending Community Workshop

Sidewalk Vending Community Workshop

In response to recent state laws and community input, the City of Gilroy is developing a Sidewalk Vending Permit Program and is holding a community workshop to receive feedback and answer

questions about a potential permitting process, concerns about sidew...

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Posted on: June 2, 2023

Sidewalk Repair: Downtown Gilroy

Sidewalk Improvements

Work to repair sidewalks in Downtown Gilroy is starting with the scheduled maintenance anticipated to begin June 5 and continue through June 16.

During this time, Precision Concrete Cutting (PCC) will be working to repair trip hazards and improve walkabili...

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Posted on: June 5, 2023

Stash Your Trash & Help Keep Our Community Clean

Disposing of Trash

Help keep Gilroy clean; even little efforts can help! Whether it’s picking up trash in the yard, disposing of food wrappers, or cleaning up after an outdoor event, it’s that extra effort that makes a big difference in helping keep Gilr...

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Posted on: May 31, 2023

A Modern Online Permit System is Coming to the City of Gilroy!

Online Permitting

UPDATE

The long-awaited day is almost here. In just a few short weeks, our new Gilroy Online “GO Permit” system with a community self-service portal will be available.

The new portal will provide the community with the following features:

  • Apply for Building,...
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Posted on: May 31, 2023

Stash Your Trash: Schedule a FREE Recology Pick Up

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Hey, Gilroy! Did you know that Recology customers have the option to schedule a FREE Recology pick-up of up to twelve 32-gallon garbage bags?

You can take advantage of this option twice per calendar year. Restrictions apply, and the pick-up MUST be schedul...

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Posted on: June 5, 2023

Local High Fire Risk Warnings: Attention Gilroy Residents!

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UPDATE:

As we head into the summer months, the threat of wildfires is very real.

The Gilroy Fire Chief may issue a Local High Fire Risk Warning during times of heightened fire danger.

If this happens, it's crucial to take extra precautions to preven...

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Posted on: May 22, 2023

Gilroy Elevate the Arts Grant Program: Now Accepting Applications

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The City of Gilroy is thrilled to announce our exciting new partnership with SVCreates to support the Gilroy Elevate the Arts Grant program. Thanks to the unanimous support of the Mayor and the Gilroy City Council, the City of Gilroy joins the Packard Fou...

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Posted on: May 22, 2023

Composting: Transforming Waste into a Valuable Resource

Composting

Composting is a great way to improve soil health and reduce waste.

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You can compost numerous items such as food scraps, pizza boxes, and yard trimmings such as grass, branches, and leaves. Place compost items in the 96-gallon green organics cart and avoid ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2023

Recycling: Together We Can Make a Difference

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Recycling is a simple and easy way to help keep our community clean and reduce the amount of waste that ends up in landfills. 

Your blue recycling cart is the place to toss: 

  • paper,
  • bottles, 
  • aluminum,
  • jars,
  • cans, and
  • plastic container...
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Posted on: May 15, 2023

Volunteer to Help: Adopt-a-Spot

Volunteer Opportunities

Are you part of a business or group interested in helping to make a positive impact in our community?

The Adopt-A-Spot program is designed to enable community groups, homeowner associations, businesses, churches, schools, youth groups, and other organizati...

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Posted on: May 15, 2023

Pavement Maintenance Project Update

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With the recent warmer and drier weather, we are excited to have resumed the FY22 Citywide Pavement Rehabilitation Project.

All street segments that were part of the FY22 project that were not completed due to last year's inclement weather will be...

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Posted on: May 1, 2023

Protect Our Community and Environment: Dispose of Hazardous Waste Safely and Responsibly

Hazardous Waste Disposal

Hazardous waste materials are dangerous and carry toxic properties that are unsafe for humans and the environment. Hazardous waste materials include flammable, toxic, corrosive, or reactive products, such as used 

  • oils, 
  • paints, 
  • g...
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Posted on: May 1, 2023

Volunteer to Help Wipeout Graffiti

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Join us for our Graffiti Cleanup initiative!

This is a flexible opportunity for those interested in removing small amounts of unwanted graffiti on public or private property where permission has been obtained prior to removal. The best part? There is no mi...

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Posted on: April 22, 2023

Say Goodbye to Your Bulky Items Hassle-Free

Bulky Item Disposal

Trying to dispose of large bulky items is no fun. Recology South Valley can help get your mattress, couch, or any large bulky item out of your sight. Residents get 2 bulk pick-ups a year curbside at no charge. Call and schedule a curbsid...

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Posted on: April 17, 2023

Have You Signed Up to Receive Emergency Alerts?

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Emergency responders may utilize emergency alerts to notify residents of hazards, resources, or other important information.

The City of Gilroy utilizes Nixle to share emergency alerts with alerts sent via text or email based on user preference.

The City of...

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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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