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The City of Gonzales provides full services, including a proactive community policing program; fire protection and emergency response; planning and building services; economic development; public recreation; and general City administration and management.  The City operates modern sewer and water systems and maintains streets and storm drainage facilities.  The Gonzales Redevelopment Agency addresses economic revitalization and affordable housing.

The City provides recreational opportunities throughout the year. Central Park offers picnic and barbecue areas, a children’s playground, basketball courts, and a sand volleyball pit and is the site of the many annual events including the annual Fourth of July Family Celebration. The Gonzales Community Pool is open during the summer months and offers recreational swim, adult and child swim lessons, dive-in movie nights, and facilities for private parties. Young residents can participate in local baseball, softball, football, soccer, and cheerleading leagues as well as 4-H, Boy Scouts, and Girl Scouts. The Toots Vosti Memorial Recreation Center hosts community events, youth activities, and private functions.

Upcoming Events

May Water, Sewer, and Trash bills are due today. Bills not paid by 5 pm will have a 10% late fee added
General Info
Come to Central Park and enjoy family and friends on the Fourth of July.  The Gonzales Rotary sponsors the event.  The Parade starts at 11 am at…
Commissions & Committees
Community Action Grant performance period ends today
May Utility Bills not paid by 5 pm will be disconnected in the morning
June Water, Sewer, and Trash bills are due today. Bills not paid by 5 pm will have a 10% late fee added

City News

Gonzales Youth Council
Last Year's Gonzales Youth Commissioner This Year's College Freshman   Creates scholarship to bring others along on the college journey to a brighter future.    KSBW News story about this effort to payback and pay forward to our community  
Free Program Ages 12-15 July 9-23 10:00am - 12:00pm July 9,10,15 & 16 Police Department July 11,12,17,18, & 23 Fire Department Learn the fundamentals of firefighting and being a police officer in a fun and interactive manner. This is a…
Human Resources
New Job opportunities Close June 28 Administrative Assistant Maintenance Worker - Entry   
City Manager
The City of Gonzales is proud to announce it's newly consolidated website launching on May 1, 2019. Please take a tour and explore all of the new pages helping Gonzales residents, visitors, and businesses find the information they need. The goal was…
Excellent benefits. Pers retirement. A great city to represent. Only a few of the good reasons to join the Gonzales Police Department.  Looking for a person who is a current California Police Officer or a successful graduate from an accredited P.O.…