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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

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Government Connections
Board of Directors Meeting Regularly meets the 3rd Thursday of month at 6:00 p.m. 117 Fourth Street, Gonzales, CA  93926 

City News

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) Advice & News
In response to the rapidly evolving scenarios associated with the coronavirus (COVID-19) Shelter in Place protocols, the City Hall Lobby will be closed to the public until further notice, and members of the public will be restricted from entering…
Monterey and San Benito County Virtual Town Hall
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) Advice & News
Monterey and San Benito County Virtual Town Hall Hosted by Senator Anna Caballero Friday, March 27 5pm-6pm Speakers: Dr. Edward Moreno, Public Health Officer and Bureau Chief, Monterey County Dr. Craig Walls, Chief Medical Officer, Natividad…
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…