Workshops and Meetings

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Upcoming Meetings

City Council Meeting

Monday, March 16, 2020 6:00 p.m.
Gilroy City Council Chambers
7351 Rosanna Street
Gilroy, California 95020

 

Past Meetings

Planning Commission Meeting

Thursday, February 6, 2020 | 6:00 p.m. City Council Chambers, City Hall 7351 Rosanna Street, Gilroy, CA 95020.

General Plan Advisory Committee Meeting

Thursday, January 23, 2019 | 6:30 p.m. Gilroy Library, Large Community Room. 350 W 6th Street, Gilroy, CA 95020. The GPAC reviewed additional goals, polices, and implementation programs, in addition to a newly drafted Environmental Justice Element. Click here to view the GPAC meeting agenda and packet.

Gilroy City Council Meeting

Monday, November 18, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. City Council Chambers, City Hall 7351 Rosanna Street, Gilroy, CA 95020. The Gilroy City Council approved a General Plan Preferred Alternative.

Community Workshop: Equity and Engagement

Friday, November 82, 2019 | 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Gilroy Prep School (inside Cesar Chavez Gym) 227 I.O.O.F Avenue, Gilroy, CA 95020. The City of Gilroy facilitated a community meeting discussing important social, economic health, and environmental issues facing the City’s Equity and Engagement District. The workshop was conducted in English and Spanish.

Please use the links below to download the Equity and Engagement Fact Sheet in English or Spanish.

Community Workshop: Land Use Alternatives

Monday, July 22, 2019 | 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Eliot Elementary School 475 Old Gilroy Street, Gilroy, CA 95020

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 | 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Luigi Aprea Elementary School 9225 Calle Del Rey, Gilroy, CA 95020

Gilroy City Council: General Plan Update Progress Report

Click here to download a copy of the Staff Report

Monday, April 16, 2018 | 6:00 p.m. Gilroy City Hall Council Chambers 7351 Rosanna Street, Gilroy, CA 95020

General Plan Advisory Committee

March 22 | 6:30 p.m. Gilroy Police Department, Community Room 7301 Hanna Street, Gilroy, CA 95020 On March 22, 2018, the General Plan Advisory Committee and community members reviewed the Preliminary Draft Alternatives Report. (see GPAC Meeting tab for GPAC meeting materials)

General Plan Advisory Committee

October 26 | 6:30 p.m. Gilroy Police Department, Community Room 7301 Hanna Street, Gilroy, CA 95020 On October 26, 2017, the General Plan Advisory Committee and community members reviewed revised Focus Area concepts to study and analyze as part of the Alternatives Report. (see GPAC Meeting tab for GPAC meeting materials)

General Plan Advisory Committee

September 28 | 6:30 p.m. Gilroy Police Department, Community Room 7301 Hanna Street, Gilroy, CA 95020 On September 28, 2017, the General Plan Advisory Committee and community members reviewed revised Focus Area concepts to study and analyze as part of the Alternatives Report. (see GPAC Meeting tab for GPAC meeting materials)

General Plan Advisory Committee

August 24 | 6:00 p.m. Gilroy Police Department, Community Room 7301 Hanna Street, Gilroy, CA 95020 On August 24, 2017, the General Plan Advisory Committee and community members convened to engage with community and industry leaders through forum panel discussions on two key topics: housing and economic development. (see GPAC Meeting tab for GPAC meeting materials)

Gilroy City Council Meeting

April 17 | 6:00 p.m. Gilroy City Hall Council Chambers 7351 Rosanna Street, Gilroy, CA 95020 On April 17, 2017, the Gilroy City Council met to consider approval of the Gilroy 2040 General Plan Work Program, Schedule and Budget. Staff Report

Planning Commission/ City Council Joint Study Session

January 17 | 6:00 p.m. Gilroy City Hall Council Chambers 7351 Rosanna Street, Gilroy, CA 95020 On January 17, 2017, the Gilroy City Council  conducted a joint study session with the Planning Commission, approving the resumption of the 2040 General Plan, providing staff with further details of the level of analysis and engagement required.

Gilroy City Council Meeting

April 4 | 6:00 p.m. Gilroy City Hall Council Chambers 7351 Rosanna Street, Gilroy, CA 95020 On April 4, 2016, the Gilroy City Council approved the postponement of further work on the Gilroy 2040 General Plan and Environmental Impact Report. See the Staff Report below for additional information. Staff Report January 6 | 6:00 p.m. Gilroy City Hall Council Chambers 7351 Rosanna Street, Gilroy, CA 95020 The Gilroy City Council conducted a City Council Special Meeting to review the Gilroy General Plan 2040 Public Review Draft.

Gilroy Planning Commission Meeting

November 12, 2015 | 6:00 p.m. Gilroy City Hall Council Chambers 7351 Rosanna Street, Gilroy, CA 95020 The Gilroy Planning Commission held a Planning Commission Special Meeting to review the Gilroy General Plan 2040 Public Review Draft.

Gilroy Planning Commission Meeting

April 30, 2015 | 6:30 p.m. Gilroy City Hall Council Chambers 7351 Rosanna Street, Gilroy, CA 95020 The Gilroy Planning Commission held a meeting to review the GPAC-selected preferred alternative.

Gilroy City Council Meeting

May 18, 2015 | 6:00 p.m. Gilroy City Hall Council Chambers 7351 Rosanna Street, Gilroy, CA 95020 The Gilroy City Council held a meeting to review the GPAC-selected preferred alternative

Community Workshop #4 – Plan for Gilroy’s Future

February 25, 2015 | 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Eliot Elementary School 475 Old Gilroy Street, Gilroy, CA 95020 Help us plan for more jobs, new housing, bike trails, parks, and more! Food and childcare provided.

Community Workshop #4 Summary

Community Workshop #3 – Plan for Growth

Saturday, June 21, 2014 | 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Wheeler Community Center Gymnasium 250 West 6th Street, Gilroy, CA 95020 At this workshop, participants will share their preferences for future growth through fun, interactive activities. Food and childcare will be provided. The public input from the meeting will be used to prepare three land use alternatives for Gilroy. The community will help choose a preferred land use alternative at the next community workshop. Download the workshop flyer.

Community Workshop Presentations

Community Workshop #3 Summary (Taller de la comunidad No. 3)

Community Workshop #2 – Envisioning Gilroy

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 | 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Eliot Elementary School 475 Old Gilroy Street, Gilroy, CA 95020 At this workshop, participants will share their vision for Gilroy’s future through fun, interactive activities. The public input from the meeting will be used to prepare a vision and guiding principles for the General Plan. The vision and guiding principles are critical for setting the course for the General Plan; they will be used to ensure that the General Plan reflects the community’s core values. Download the workshop flyer. Community Workshop #2 Summary  (Taller de la comunidad No. 2 – Resumen de opinión pública)

Housing Element Update – Stakeholder Workshop

Thursday, March 6, 2014 | 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Gilroy Public Library Community Room 350 W 6th St, Gilroy, CA 95020 At this workshop, City staff and the Housing Element consulting firm, Mintier Harnish, presented a brief overview of the Housing Element Update and facilitated an interactive discussion to solicit ideas from participants about the most critical housing issues facing Gilroy residents and new ways the City and community might address these issues.

Community Workshop #1 – Issues, Opportunities, and Assets

November 19, 2013 | 6:30 p.m. Gilroy Library, Community Room 350 W 6th St, Gilroy, CA 95020 Nearly 60 residents attended the first community workshop on the New Gilroy General Plan. This first workshop began with a brief overview of the General Plan process, and then attendees participated in three interactive stations. At the first station, attendees were asked to identify where they live and work on a map, and also share a favorite place in Gilroy. At the second station, they were asked to post assets, challenges, and opportunities in Gilroy on a map. At the third station, participants were asked to share why they love Gilroy by writing it on a piece of paper and either getting their photo or video taken with their response.

All-Hands Kick-Off Meeting

October 28, 2013 | 6:00 p.m. City Council Chambers, City Hall 7351 Roseanna Street, Gilroy, CA 95020 The City Council, representatives from many of the City’s commissions, the newly appointed General Plan Advisory Committee, and members of the general public met to learn more about the General Plan process. Attendees listened to a presentation on the general plan and were asked to describe the reasons why they loved Gilroy, and the things they would like to change.