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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

Tencia Vargas – Commissioner 
Gloria Velasquez – Chair Pro Tem
Tim Jackson – Chairperson
Ernesto Mancera – Commissioner 

Advisory Committee – Measure K – Temporary Use Tax (TUT)
Lorraine Worthy – Chairperson
Scott Funk – Vice Chair 
Jennifer Ortega Uribe – Member
Sean Schmidt - Member 
Grace Ayon – Member
Johnathan Bohorquez – Member

Gonzales Recreation Commission

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

Gonzales Youth Council

Sherlyn Flores – Commissioner 

Gonzales Oversight Committee for the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency

City & School Joint Steering Committee

City News

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AB  481 MILITARY EQUIPMENT ANNUAL REPORT 2023   Pursuant to the provisions of AB 481, the City of Gonzales adopted Ordinance 2022-131 “Approving Gonzales Police Department Policy Manual Policy 709- Military Equipment” on June 20, 2022.  Policy 709…
The Gonzales Way
Local Businesses
March 9, 2021 Dear City of Gonzales Business Owner: In the November 2020 election, the City of Gonzales put forward an additional sales tax measure for an additional .5%, called Measure X, which would bring the Sales Tax Rate in the City of…
Monterey County Workforce Development Board
Local Businesses
Segunda Ronda de Financiamiento para subvenciones para Pequeños Negocios de hasta $10,000 El Condado de Monterey, a través de su Programa de Ayuda para Pequeños Negocios (SBRP) CARES del Condado de Monterey, está proporcionando una segunda ronda de…
Monterey County Workforce Development Board
Local Businesses
GRANTS OF UP TO $10,000 AVAILABLE FOR ELIGIBLE SMALL BUSINESSES – APPLICATION OPENS FEBRUARY 8 Salinas, CA – Thursday, January 28, 2021 – The Monterey County Workforce Development Board (MCWDB) will administer a second round of grants through the…