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The city council has carved out a vision for Gilroy’s next 15 years and, after its annual two-day strategic planning session, there’s a blueprint that outlines the steps needed to establish Gilroy as one of the most desirable destinations in the country.
Calling it the “best turnout they've seen in years,” City Council members were delighted with the sheer number of applicants who showed up eager to serve on City committees during the regular meeting Monday.
In the midst of all the shoulder patting, thanking, well-wishing and congratulating that transpired at the City Council chambers Dec. 7 when the public officially welcomed Don Gage as their new mayor, retiring Councilman Bob Dillon’s parting words put it best.
UPDATE: Court records reveal that Council candidate Rebeca Armendariz has a history in and out of traffic court, amassing six traffic violations in the past four years (not including the incident on Aug. 28), which probably accounts for why her license was suspended in the first place.
On a Friday afternoon before the Nov. 6 election, Gilroyans lingered at a local watering hole, discouraged about the conditions of Gilroy schools and economy, but hopeful that mayoral candidate Don Gage is the answer to Gilroy’s future.
Gilroy’s City Council will review and discuss whether or not to replace a crosswalk on Byers Street and Wren Avenue near El Roble Park, after a resident from that neighborhood repeatedly complained to City staff.
The City of Gilroy is in the midst of a project that will extend the trail at Uvas Creek near Christmas Hill Park about a half-mile, to Ascension Solorsano Middle School.
The Gilroy Arts Alliance is asking the City for more than $800,000 for upgrades to their interim building on Monterey Street, a request that City Council decided they need to study more before making any decisions.
Parent of three Cheryl Galloway put things into perspective from a student’s standpoint during a community forum Tuesday night on a proposed ballot initiative intended to help fund schools.
According to court records, mayoral candidate and current Councilman Peter Arellano claimed $670,359 in debts when he filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in November 2004.