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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Proclamation of Local Emergency, Shelter in Place Directive, and Town Public Service Update

On March 12, 2020, Town Manager and Director of Emergency Services Laurel Prevetti, issued a Proclamation of Local Emergency in response to the global Coronavirus pandemic and its spread in the Santa Clara County community.

On March 17, 2020, the Town Council ratified the Proclamation of Local Emergency (see the enabling Resolution here).  

These are important steps in the Town’s efforts to prepare and coordinate emergency resources for the Los Gat...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Information on Updated Public Health Shelter in Place Order - March 31, 2020

On March 31, 2020, Dr. Sara Cody, Santa Clara County Health Officer and Public Health Director announced...

...an updated order to extend the order to shelter in place through May 3, 2020. Additional restrictions were also announced.  These actions were taken to further reduce the number of people with whom all individuals come in contact every day. &a...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Town Council Unanimously Votes to Donate Funds to Organizations Assisting Town Residents

The Town’s existing community grant program includes awards to several human services organizations that provide direct services to Los Gatos residents.

At the April 7, 2020 Town Council meeting, the Council unanimously voted to authorize the Town Manager to amend the existing human services grant agreements with West Valley Community Services, Counseling and Support Services for Youth, Next Door Solution...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Town Council Unanimously Adopts Urgency Ordinance to Place a Moratorium on Residential Evictions

The Town Council unanimously voted to adopt an Urgency Ordinance to place a moratorium on residential evictions and a suspension of land use entitlement deadlines.

Pursuant to the Town of Los Gatos Municipal Code, California Government Code, Governor of California, and Santa Clara County Public Health Officer, on March 24, 2020, the Town Council unanimously voted to adopt a temporary moratorium on evictions related ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Santa Clara County Issues Order to Report Large Inventories of PPE and Ventilators

The County of Santa Clara Health Officer, Dr. Sara Cody, issued an order on April 8, 2020 requiring both entities and individuals to report large inventories of personal protective equipment (PPE) and ventilators.

Reporting is due by 11:59 p.m. on April 15, 2020 via an online survey. It is a one-time disclosure that will help the County’s Public Health Department understand what supplies currently exist and to plan for a potential hospital surge,...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

COVID-19 Resources for Small Businesses, Employers & Employees

The Town is an active member in Joint Venture’s Silicon Valley Economic Development Alliance. Through this partnership, the Town has learned of resources available during this time of hardship for many small business owners, employers, and employees.

We wish each of you good health and business resiliency. 

Please click here to access COVID-19 resources for small businesses, employers, and employees. 

Additionally, Facebook announced that the Bay Area will be awarded $15 million in Fac...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Financial Assistance For Those Affected by COVID-19

There are financial resources available to those adversely impacted by COVID-19.

If you are at risk of losing your housing or missing an upcoming rent payment, please contact the Homelessness Prevention System to request financial assistance (e.g., rent, deposit, or utility payments) and supportive services.  

The State of Cal...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Support Los Gatos Businesses During Shelter In Place

Visit the Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce website for a list of Los Gatos restaurants offering delivery and pickup as well as Los Gatos merchants with online stores.

The link to their website is here.

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Opportunities to Volunteer and/or Donate to Local Organizations

The following local organizations are offering opportunities to provide help to others during the COVID-19 crisis. They are also good resources for finding assistance for yourself or others during this time.

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Shelter In Place FAQs from Santa Clara County Public Health

Santa Clara County Public Health has provided a comprehensive COVID-19 FAQ document, available in multiple languages, providing detailed guidance on the Order to Shelter at Home.

It will continue to be updated as guidance evolves.  You can access it here.

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Town Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

Last week, one employee who works in Town Hall tested positive for COVID-19.

The individual was last at work on March 16 and has been sheltering in place since the Public Health Order went into effect.  The employee did not have symptoms while in the office, reducing, though not eliminating, the probability of any spread,...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

A Message From the Chief of Police

In these unsettling times triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, I wanted to assure you that the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department remains fully operational and dedicated to keeping our communities safe.

The nature of law enforcement does not lend itself to the amenity of telecommuting or even the precaution of social distancing, so in order to ensure that our essential services remain uninterrupted, we must take precautions to minimize our coronavirus ex...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

A Message From the Library Director

Dear Library patrons,

The Library is temporarily closed to the public.

Please hold onto books you currently have checked out. We will automatically renew all items you have, and you will not be charged overdue fines.With the latest directive from the Santa Clara County Department of County Health issued on March 16, 2020, we...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

A Message From the Economic Vitality Manager

It’s heartbreaking to think of the struggle that many of our local businesses are facing during this pandemic. We applaud you for your strength and efforts to continue to provide your services through online, remote, and take out options.

Many of you have found ways to leverage your services to assist others in our community too. Thank you!  

There are several resources evolving from the County, State, and Federal levels for the business community.  As these continue to be...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

A Message From the Parks and Public Works Director

Parks and trails are open for your recreation enjoyment.

These amazing facilities provide an opportunity for you to get fresh air and get some relief from being at home for long periods of time.  Please remember to maintain your social distance and we ask that you not use playgrounds as we are unable t...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

A Message From the Community Development Director

The Community Development Department is temporarily closed to the public.

With the latest directive from the Santa Clara County Department of County Health issued on March 16, 2020, our offices are closed until further notice.  We will not be able to offer any counter services such as application and permit submittal, ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

A Message From the Finance Director

Finance Department staff is working remotely to provide support for all the Town’s essential services.

Business License services are available via email at businesslicense@losgatosca.gov or via phone at (408) 354-6835. Stephen ConwayFinance Director  

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Tips for Keeping a Sense of Normalcy During This Time of Heightened Public Health Risk

The following are examples of ideas for helping to maintain a sense of normalcy while under the County Shelter in Place Order due to COVID-19 precautions:

  • Get outside - take a walk on the Los Gatos Creek Trail or check out other Los Gatos Parks and Trails (just maintain 6 ft. social distance between others and do not use playgrounds).
  • Visit the websites of your favorite local exercise studios for online offe...
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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Tips for Supporting Children During Infectious Disease Outbreaks

There may be children or young people in your life who experience distress. As a trusted adult, you can help reassure and educate them about COVID-19 – it can be good to talk to them now, so they can understand the illness and be reassured.

If you feel the child or young person is getting distressed through this conversation, reassure them and end it. Children react to stress differently than adults – they may withdraw or behave in a more ‘babyish’ way, seem anx...

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Posted on: October 27, 2017

Stay up to date!

The Town of Los Gatos has various social media outlets to follow. Below are a few of the links, and you can also find us on NextDoor!

Town FacebookParks and Public Works FacebookLibrary FacebookTown TwitterParks and Public Works TwitterTown InstagramLibrary Instagram

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Posted on: February 6, 2020

Postponed - Citizens Police Academy March 19, 2020 - May 28, 2020

In light of the COVID-19 precautionary measures being taken countywide the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Citizens Police Academy is being postponed until further notice.

The Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department is proud to offer a Citizens Police Academy to the residents of the Town of  Los Gatos and the City of Monte Sereno. A major goal of the Citizens Police Academy is to increase understanding between our...

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Application and additional information... All Points Bulletin - Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police
Posted on: January 28, 2020

Neighborhood Watch 2020

Would you like to plan a Neighborhood Watch meeting? Contact Community Outreach Coordinator Jackie Rose at jrose@losgatosca.gov

Members involved in Neighborhood Watch learn how to make their homes more secure, watch out for each-other and the neighborhood and report activities that raise their suspicions to law enforcement. 

Contact Community Outreach Coordinator Jackie Ro...

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Additional Info... All Points Bulletin - Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police
Posted on: January 28, 2020

Do You Have a Surveillance Camera?

Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department Wants to Partner with You!

The Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department is working with businesses and residents from the Los Gatos and Monte Sereno communities to compile a list of privately-owned surveillance cameras to enhance crime prevention. Many Los Gatos and Monte Sereno re...

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Additional Info... All Points Bulletin - Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Facebook Live: Storytime

Thursday 4/9 at 11am. The library is closed but you can keep reading with us! Go to our Facebook at www.facebook.com/losgatoslibrary/ and join Sarah for Facebook Live Storytime! For any questions, please email us at library@losgatosca.gov

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Facebook Live: Storytime

Friday 4/10 at 11am. The library is closed but you can keep reading with us! Go to our Facebook at www.facebook.com/losgatoslibrary/ and join Librarian Jenn for Facebook Live Storytime! For any questions, please email us at library@losgatosca.gov

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Instagram Live: Art Class

Friday 4/10 at 3pm. The library is closed but you can keep making art with us! Join Librarian Daniel for a relaxing art project on Instagram Live. Supplies to be announced!

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