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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  1. City Hall Re-Opening Image of City Logo

    City Hall to Re-Open on Aug 30: Who to Call in the Meantime

    The City is making plans to re-open City Hall and looks forward to welcoming the community back to in-person services. City Hall will re-open in two phases allowing for evaluation and adjustment to best meet the needs of the community . . . Read on...
  2. Get Tested Gilroy

    COVID-19 Testing

    Testing continues to be one of the most important tools in the fight against COVID-19. Free testing is available for anyone without symptoms at the following locations: Read on...
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    COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

    The City of Gilroy is working in coordination with the County Health Department to provide easier access to the COVID-19 vaccine for those who are eligible. Here is a list of upcoming vaccination events in Gilroy. Read on...
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    The City and AFSCME, Local 101, the union that represents the non-management general employees, have reached a tentative agreement for one year successor Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) covering wages, hours and working conditions for both the . . . Read on...
  5. LOGO Let&#39s Talk Housing Santa Clara County

    Let's Talk Housing

    Join us for a (Virtual) introduction to the Housing Element update – a once-in-a-decade chance to shape the future of our communities. Read on...
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    Conversation and Coffee with Mayor Marie Blankley

    The community is invited to join Mayor Marie Blankley and Police Chief Pedro Espinoza for Conversation and Coffee on Saturday, August 7, 2021, at 9:30 AM in the Community Room at the Gilroy Police Department located at 7301 Hanna Street. . . 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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