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Address:   7351 Rosanna St, Gilroy, CA 95020


City Council


7351 Rosanna St, Gilroy, CA 95020

(408) 846-0204

Gilroy is a charter city operating under the guidance of a city council that consists of seven members who are elected at large. Citizens can get involved on 15 different community advisory bodies. Click here to find out more.

Meetings: Held in the City Council Chambers, 7351 Rosanna St, on the first and third Monday of the month at 6 p.m.

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Gilroy City Council denies electronic billboard plan

The Gilroy City Council rejected a proposal March 20 that would have allowed two digital billboards along Highway 101. On a 4-3 vote, the council denied an appeal by property owner Mike Conrotto and billboard company Outfront Media, who sought …

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‘Surplus’ designation sets stage for future Gilroy Gardens development

The Gilroy City Council agreed to declare the property Gilroy Gardens sits on as surplus on Feb. 27, a state-required action that will later allow the city to move forward with its plans to transform the area with new recreational …

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Council hears about need for Gilroy youth center during goal-setting meeting

For the past several years, residents have spoken to the Gilroy City Council about the need to establish a youth center in the city to get kids off the streets and provide them with positive activities that keep them out …

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Gilroy City Council approves downtown improvement grants

The Gilroy City Council on Jan. 23 approved a program that aims to give downtown property owners a funding boost to improve their buildings. The program would provide a matching grant of up to $5,000 to improve a building’s facade. …

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Gilroy council seats new, returning members

The Gilroy City Council welcomed a new face and two familiar ones, while saying farewell to a longtime member during its Dec. 12 meeting. Tom Cline, a longtime community volunteer and business owner, fills the seat vacated by Peter Leroe-Muñoz, …

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Cline sits at top of Gilroy City Council race

Political newcomer Tom Cline will be joining two familiar faces on the Gilroy City Council, according to the latest election results. As of 4pm on Nov. 9, Cline led all candidates with 22% of the vote. Carol Marques landed in …

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Meet the candidates: Gilroy City Council

Six candidates are vying for three seats on the Gilroy City Council in the November election: Jan Bernstein Chargin, Dion Bracco, Tom Cline, Carol Marques, Joseph Robinson and Ronald Robinson Jr. Voting has begun in the Nov. 8 general election, …

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City begins negotiations on Hecker Pass adventure park

The Gilroy City Council unanimously agreed to enter into an exclusive negotiating agreement with Select Contracts on Sept. 13 to discuss financials and other aspects of a proposed bike and adventure park on the hillside near Gilroy Gardens. The proposal …

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Leroe-Muñoz will not seek a fourth term on city council

Longtime Gilroy City Councilmember Peter Leroe-Muñoz has decided not to pursue a fourth term after serving in his seat for 12 years. The nomination period for the November election ended on Aug. 17, with six candidates qualifying for the ballot …

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Council opposes Sargent Quarry project

The Gilroy City Council voted unanimously Aug. 15 to voice its opposition to the proposed quarry just south of the city, but noted that while such a resolution makes a strong statement, the county is ultimately in charge of the …

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City alters language in ballot measure

The Gilroy City Council on July 5 unanimously agreed to slightly update the text of a measure headed to the November ballot. The measure, which aims to modernize the city’s construction bidding process, will now include a line that prioritizes …

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Lack of shelter space limits options

The Gilroy Police Department got the OK from the city council on July 5 to enforce no-camping ordinances on public property, but it comes with a number of caveats that may render the decision moot. Those experiencing homelessness, however, say …

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Council approves family center lease at San Ysidro Park

The Gilroy City Council unanimously approved a lease agreement Jan. 24 with the County of Santa Clara, First 5 and Catholic Charities to establish a First 5 Family Resource Center at San Ysidro Park. Under the agreement, the county would …

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Gilroy council shifting meetings back to virtual

The Gilroy City Council is returning to virtual meetings, fueled by concern from city management over the rising number of Covid-19 infections in the county. The council had returned to in-person meetings in September after more than a year of …

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Gilroy City Council Meeting
Monday October 16 2023   6:00 PM

Past Members

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Roland Velasco
Term ended: Nov. 1, 2020
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Cat Tucker
Term ended: Nov. 1, 2020
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Peter Leroe-Muñoz
Term ended: Nov. 30, 2022