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Gonzales is governed by the City Council. The City Council appoints advisory committees and commissions to assist with decisions

Gonzales Planning Commission

Jose Rios – Chairperson
Gloria Velasquez – Chair Pro Tem
Tim Jackson – Commissioner
Johnathan Bohorquez – Commissioner
Ceasar Ayon – Commissioner

Gonzales Recreation Commission

Liz Funk – Chairperson
Connie Arellano – Chair Pro Tem
Carlos Vargas – Commissioner
Celeste Daniel – Commissioner
Luis E Vargas – Commissioner

Advisory Committee – Measure K – Temporary Use Tax (TUT)

Gary Robinson – Chairperson
Anna Mae Gazo – Member
Candice McFarland – Member
Sandro Camacho – Member
Liz Silva – Mayor Pro Tem
Scott Funk – Councilmember

Gonzales Youth Council

Isabel Mendoza – Commissioner
Amy Perez – Commissioner 
Madisyn Schweitzer - Commissioner 

Gonzales Oversight Committee for the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency

City & School Joint Steering Committee

Upcoming Events

The Gonzales Way
City Government
City Offices will be closed to observe Washington's Birthday.  Emergencies call 911 Non-Emergencies call 755-5111 Utilities can be paid online at…
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Board of Directors Meeting Regularly meets the 3rd Thursday of month at 6:00 p.m. 117 Fourth Street, Gonzales, CA  93926 

City News

Community Leader Jean Salcido
Gonzales Wins National Recognition for "Culture of Health"
Community Leader Jean Salcido Community and City Leaders Meet for Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Dinner December 17, 2019 Gonzales, CA—The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) recently selected the City of Gonzales as one of five communities in…
Monterey County Resolution RWJF Award
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Monterey County Board of Supervisors commends the City of Gonzales for winning the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize. City Councilmember Paul Miller and City Manager Rene Mendez accepted the official Resolution.  Gonzales is…
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Gonzales is one of five winners of the 2019 RWJF Culture of Health Prize awarded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The Prize honors and elevates communities for working at the forefront of advancing health, opportunity, and equity. (See the…
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Gonzales is one of just five winners of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation "Culture of Health" Prize. The RWJF Culture of Health Prize honors communities working at the forefront of advancing health, opportunity, and equity. We have received this…