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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Request for Qualifications for Environmental Consulting Services

The Town is updating our Environmental Consulting Services list and is seeking qualified firms to provide environmental review services for private development and other projects as needed

The process is intended to yield two selected firms:  one primary and one backup. The Town processes an average of five Initial Studies a year which results in approximately one Environmental Impact Report and four Mitigated Negative Declarations...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Request for Proposals to Provide Services in Conjunction with the Town's BMP Program

The Town of Los Gatos is seeking a qualified consultant to provide services in conjunction with the Town’s Below Market Price (BMP) Program.

The Town of Los Gatos has a population of approximately 31,000 residents and approximately 13,600 housing units. The Town’s Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance (BMP program) was adopted in 1979 (Division 6 of Chapter 29 of the Town Code).  Th...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

FY 2020/21 Community Grant Program

For over 25 years, The Town of Los Gatos has been providing grants of Town general fund monies to projects and organizations that directly benefit the community and residents of Los Gatos.

We are happy to continue this tradition for the 2020-2021 fiscal year with a total of $150,000 budgeted to support this competitive grant process. 

Are you a Los Gatos resident or student that has an innovative idea and the drive to improve your c...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Represent Los Gatos Oral History Project

The Local History Room of the Library holds a collection of historically valuable documents that help tell the story of the Town of Los Gatos. However, the stories of Black, Indigenous, and people of color are underrepresented in this collection.

We acknowledge that without the voices of the BIPOC community, it is not possible to paint a complete picture of the history of our Town. We are launching the Represent Los Gatos Oral History Project to fill these gaps in our collection and to al...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Public Health Guidelines - Updated July 2, 2020

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).  On May 5, 2020, the Council discussed the continuation of the Emergency Proclamation.  

These are important steps in the...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Nomination Filing Period for the November 3, 2020 Election

Interested in running for Town Council? Nomination papers for the November 3, 2020 election may be obtained beginning July 13, 2020, by appointment only with the Town Clerk.

To schedule an appointment, please email the Town Clerk at clerk@losgatosca.gov.  For more information about running for office, please visit the Town’s website here.  

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Becoming an Inclusive Community - New Webpage & Message From the Mayor

On June 19, 2020 we celebrate and commemorate Juneteenth – the day 155 years ago when Union soldiers marched into Galveston, Texas with the news that the Civil War had ended and slavery was over –

more than two years after President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863.

Then, as now, America moved slowly to recognize and implement the ideal of equal rights for all. Now, with racial justice issues at the forefront of our national and ...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

CHECK for Your Safety!

Check for Your Safety

Santa Clara County requires ALL businesses to post and implement a Social Distancing Protocol.

The “COVID-19 Prepared” Checkmark Sign and Visitor Information Sheet should be posted at the business entrance. The Social Distancing Protocol provides important information about hand-washing, hand-sanitizing, cleaning, social distanc...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Concerned About Businesses Not Following County COVID 19 Guidelines?

If you have concerns about a business not following social distancing protocols,

please visit www.santaclara-da.org and submit the COVID-19 Shelter-In-Place Order Public Health Complaint (for Non-Emergencies) or email pubhealthreferral@dao.sccgov.org with questions.

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Los Gatos Strong

Over the years, the Town’s conservative budgeting practices have resulted in healthy reserves and frequent annual budgetary surplus. Those reserves and surpluses are now paying the Town huge dividends.

On May 26, 2020, the Town Council reallocated $1,900,000 in prior surpluses reserved for downtown streetscape revitalization toward COVID-19 economic stimulus recovery efforts.  Visit downtown restaurants and shops to see how some of our local bu...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

COVID-19 Testing

Testing for COVID-19 is accessible and widely available in Santa Clara County.

Testing is 100% covered by health insurance, safe, confidential, and free.  Testing does not affect immigration status, require a doctor’s note, or require insurance.  

If you are in the following groups, County Public Health hi...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Are You Engaged in the Town's Future?

The Town is updating its General Plan, the document that will guide the Town for the next 20 years. Be a part of planning our future!

The community is welcome to participate in all meetings.  Agendas, meeting summaries, and other materials are available on the General Plan update website by clicking PARTICIPATE.

The Town also invites interested residents and businesses...

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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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