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Posted on: August 26, 2015

Water Savings Distribution Center

The Town has partnered with Santa Clara Valley Water District to offer a Water Savings Distribution Center at the Town’s Parks and Public Works Department located at 41 Miles Avenue.

Residents are able to pick up water savings fixtures which include bathroom faucet aerators, kitchen faucet aerators, shower timers, showerheads, buckets and lawn signs between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Rebate program information and water sav...Read on...

Water Savings Distribution Center
Posted on: August 26, 2015

Downtown Recycling Pilot Program

The Parks and Public Works Department will be implementing a Recycling Pilot Program within the next couple of weeks by installing 15 new blue recycling cans Downtown as the first phase in creating a consistent Downtown recycling program.

The new cans will be the same style as the Town’s current green waste cans and will be placed around Town Plaza and nearby locations. If the pilot program proves successful, the intention is to continue adding recycling cans Downtown towards achieving a b...Read on...

Posted on: August 17, 2015

Request for Qualifications to Serve as a Consulting Arborist for the Town of Los Gatos

The Town of Los Gatos is seeking a certified arborist to review tree impacts relative to development proposals, prepare arborist reports and provide peer review of arborist reports submitted by applicants.

Three copies of your qualifications should be submitted to the Community Development Department, and must be received by Friday, September 11, 2015 by 5:00 p.m.

Request for Qualifications
Posted on: August 14, 2015

Update on Weekend Traffic Control Measures to Address Cut-Through Beach Traffic

With the expected high temperatures this weekend, Town of Los Gatos staff is anticipating an increase in cut-through beach traffic. In response, the Town is continuing to pilot a few measures to reduce the cut-through activity.

Additional measures this weekend will include the following traffic control measures around the Almond Grove District:

Closing off access to Massol Avenue and Tait Avenue from Highway 9 to minimize the cut-through traffic coming into the Almond Grove ...Read on...

Posted on: August 4, 2015

Join Leadership Los Gatos - Developing Leaders for the Future of our Community

Leadership Los Gatos is a 10-month program done in conjunction with the Town of Los Gatos to promote participation and a greater understanding of the workings of our Town and its part in the larger community. Applications are due August 28, 2015.

There are nine leadership sessions which are held on the first Friday of each month beginning in October 2015. All sessions include lunch and conclude by 2:00 p.m. Meeting locations vary and will be announced prior to each session.Read on...

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Posted on: August 3, 2015

Art in the Council Chambers ~ The Los Gatos Art Association

Exhibition: August 1 - October 30, 2015.

The Los Gatos Art Association has been the bedrock of the artistic community in Los Gatos since 1948. Through monthly meetings, workshops, demos, art trips and exhibitions, this non-profit organization fosters enrichment, cooperation and camaraderie. Me...Read on...

Art in the Council Chambers
Posted on: June 19, 2015

Town of Los Gatos Adopts Urgency Water Ordinance

On June 16, 2015, the Town Council adopted a water urgency ordinance that adopts water conservation measures for the Town of Los Gatos. The ordinance is scheduled to be in effect through 2016.

The following uses of water are classified as “nonessential or unauthorized” and are prohibited:

1. The application of potable water to outdoor landscapes in a manner that causes runoff such that water flows onto adjacent property, non-irrigated area...Read On

June 16, 2015 Council Meeting
Posted on: June 5, 2015

Electronic Smoking Devices are now part of the Town's Smoking Ordinance

Effective June 18, 2015, e-cigarettes will be regulated in the same way as traditional tobacco products.

The Youth Commission authored an ordinance regarding the regulation of electronic
cigarettes which was introduced on May 5, 2015 and adopted by Town Council on May 19, 2015. This fall, the Youth Commission will distribute decals to local businesses to as...Read On

May 5, 2015 E-Cigarette Ordinance Introduction
Posted on: April 7, 2015

Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Ordinance takes effect on June 1, 2015

On June 1, 2015, an ordinance to ban expanded or extruded polystyrene (EPS) foam food service ware and the sale of polystyrene foam coolers or ice chests will take effect.

On December 16, 2014, the Town of Los Gatos adopted an ordinance to ban expanded or extruded polystyrene (EPS) foam food service container-ware.

The objectives of the ordinance for the Town of Los Gatos are to:

• Reduce the amount of EPS foam food...Read on...

Expanded Polystyrene Ordinance
Posted on: April 21, 2014

Town of Los Gatos Leaf Blower Ordinance

Beginning January 1, 2015, Code Compliance staff may issue citations if warranted, regarding reported gas powered leaf blower violations to bring the community, gardeners and property owners into compliance.

Why are Gas Powered Leaf Blowers Banned?

Gas powered leaf blowers degrade the quality of life in Los Gatos by polluting the air, posing multiple health risks for operators and residents, generating high noise levels, and disrupting neighborhood tranqui...Read on...

Leaf Blower FAQ

All Points Bulletin - Los Gatos/Monte Sereno Police

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Posted on: June 5, 2015

Police Conduct Alcohol Furnishing Decoy Operations

Between May 28, 2015 and May 29, 2015, the Los Gatos/Monte Sereno Police Department participated in a decoy shoulder tap operation program, targeting subjects who furnish alcoholic beverages to minors.

As a result, there were no citations or arrests made during these operations. The operations were conducted in the general vicinity of the Town of Los Gatos.

During this program, a minor, under the direct supervision of a peace officer, will stand outs...Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2015

Police Arrest Burglary Suspects at Los Gatos High School

On May 17, 2015 at approximately 6:30 a.m., Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Officers responded to an alarm call at Los Gatos High School.

Officers arrived on scene, and located a male subject hiding in one of the school buildings. BRIAN KNAB, 32 years old, out of Pacific Grove, was found to be in possession of burglary tools and determined to be responsible for the burglary. KNAB was taken ...Read on...

Press Release
Posted on: March 4, 2015

Local Law Enforcement Cite Three Suspects for Furnishing Alcohol to Minors

Los Gatos/Monte Sereno Police Department cited three suspects on February 25, 2015, for furnishing alcoholic beverages to minors. The operation was conducted in the general vicinity of the Town of Los Gatos.

Los Gatos/Monte Sereno Police Department conducted a program called a Decoy/Shoulder Tap Operation which targets adults who purchase alcohol for people less than 21 years of age. Under the program, a minor under the direct supervision of a peace officer...Read on...

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What's New at the Library

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Posted on: August 10, 2015

Library Closure: Monday September 7, 2015

The library will return to normal business hours beginning Tuesday, September 8 at 11:00 am.

Posted on: April 30, 2015

Library Services for People with Print Disabilities

California’s Library Services for People with Print Disabilities, in association with the Library of Congress, provides free Braille and audio books, magazines and playback equipment to all eligible Californians unable to read standard print. Follow the l...more...

Posted on: July 1, 2014

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