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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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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    30-Day Review and Comment Period for FY 2022-2023 Draft Annual Action Plan

    The City of Gilroy invites you to review and comment on the attached Fiscal Year (FY) 2022-2023 Draft Annual Action Plan during the 30-day public comment period which was continued through May 16, 2022. Read on...
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    Bike to Wherever Days!

    May is here and so is Bike to Wherever Days! So, dust that bike, get your gear ready, and pedal on. During this month, a variety of activities will be taking place around town, including a Gilroy Gardens Ride, school contests and Bike to Work Day! Read on...
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    Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Basic Training Course

    SPOTS ARE STILL AVAILABLE! Register for the upcoming Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) course offered by Gilroy's Office of Emergency Services (OES) in partnership with Morgan Hill's OES. Read on...
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    Red Flag Warnings

    Red Flag Warnings are issued in times of heightened fire danger. When a Red Flag Warning is issued, residents are urged to take extra precautions to prevent wildfires and have a pre-evacuation plan ready. Read on...
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    It's Time to Create Defensible Space

    With the days getting longer and warmer, fire season is on its way. To protect your family and your property, the Gilroy Fire Department is urging the community to remove all dead plants, grass, and weeds within 30 feet of your home or business Read on...
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    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 a privately planned and hosted Halloween Party at the long-time residence of Rebeca Armendariz. In addition, three other youth were shot . . 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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