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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.

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City Offices will be closed to observe Independence Day.  Emergencies call 911 Non-Emergencies call 755-5111 Utilities can be paid online at www.…
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City Offices will be closed to observe Labor Day.  Emergencies call 911 Non-Emergencies call 755-5111 Utilities can be paid online at www.…
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Daylight Savings Time ends Fall Back At 2 am (or before you go to bed Saturday night) change clocks one hour earlier [2 am is then 1 am]
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City Offices will be closed to observe Veteran's Day.  Emergencies call 911 Non-Emergencies call 755-5111 Utilities can be paid online at www.…
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City Offices will be closed to observe Thanksgiving Day.  Emergencies call 911 Non-Emergencies call 755-5111 Utilities can be paid online at www.…

City News

4th of July
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) Advice & News
If you have been longing for a get together with friends or family to celebrate the 4th of July - you can have one by creating a Social Circle! Gather your safe and sane fireworks (where allowed), barbecue supplies, outdoor sports equipment then…
The Gonzales Way
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) Advice & News
GONZALES CARES PROGRAM  The City has worked to gather resources through various funding sources to put together a local housing support fund, to help avoid displacement during the COVID-19 crisis. For more information please click here…
Photo: Gonzales City Manager, Rene Mendez
Information Center
City Manager, René Mendez, joins the conversation and brings his remarkable perspective on leadership. In the episode, he discusses the ‘Gonzales Way’ and the importance of access (for example, to technology and healthcare). He further elaborates on…
The Gonzales Way
Front Counter
Gonzales City Hall COVID-19 Advisory Effective June 1, 2020 City Hall Lobby Open to the Public with Limited Access – Face Covering Required. In response to the evolving scenarios associated with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Shelter in Place…
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) Advice & News
Today, Covered California announced enrollment data results from the Special Enrollment Period established in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The data demonstrates an increase in coverage sign ups compared to this time last year. More than 123,…
The Gonzales Way
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) Advice & News
For the Gonzales community: the County Health Officer has now put out a new order requiring the use of face coverings/masks. This order goes into effect April 30th at midnight. See the video by our US Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome Adams, showing you…