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September 13, 2017 Planning Commission Agenda 
is Now Available Online 


The agenda for the September 13, 2017 Planning Commission meeting is available online. The Planning Commission will consider changes to Chapter 29 (Zoning Regulations) of the Town code regarding fences, hedges, and walls, particularly in the Hillside Area.

Planning Commission meetings are held regularly on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Meetings are held in the Town Council Chambers located at 110 E. Main Street. Commission meetings are broadcast live on KCAT-15. Live and archived videos are also available online.


To provide input on any Planning Commission agenda item, please visit the Public Guide to Town Council Meetings to learn more about how members of the public may submit comments via email, postal mail or hand-delivered prior to the Commission meeting at which the item will be considered. 

For more information on this agenda or about Planning Commission meetings, please call (408) 354-6874 or send an email to the Community Development Department to confirm meeting date, location and time.


CERT

Join the Community Emergency Response Team


The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards that may impact the area and trains them in basic disaster response skills.  Some of these disaster response skills include fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.  CERT offers a consistent, nationwide approach to volunteer training and organization that professional responsers can rely on during disaster situations. Through CERT, the capabilities to prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters is built and enhanced.

How can you help? Join the Los Gatos/Monte Sereno CERT!

In October, the Los Gatos Monte Sereno Police Department and County Fire will begin hosting a CERT Academy.  In order to be a CERT member you must go through this training.  Below is the training schedule:

Los Gatos/Monte Sereno Police Operations Building
15900 Los Gatos Boulevard, Los Gatos, 95032
-10-16-17: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
-10-18-17: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
-10-23-17: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
-10-25-17: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
-10-30-17: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
-11-01-17: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
-11-04-17: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

Click HERE for more information and to sign up.


Leadership Los Gatos Class of 2018 - Apply Now!


The Town of Los Gatos and Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce invite you to learn, engage, and lead through Leadership Los Gatos.  Applications are available online through September 11. Learn more about this exciting program at www.LosGatosChamber.com.  


Moana

Screen on the Green: Moana

Friday, September 15th


Join us at Oak Meadow Park for a free night of family fun. Our featured film will be shown on a large inflatable movie screen near the bandstand.  The fun will begin at 6:00 p.m. with children’s activities followed by showtime at approximately 7:30 p.m. when the sun goes down. For your enjoyment during the film, bring flashlights, blankets, and low back chairs.  

Pre-Showtime Activities • 6:00 p.m.
  • Mayor’s Welcome
  • Meet Moana! Children can take pictures and say hi to our own Moana
  • Live Polynesian Dance Performance
  • Free Face Painting
  • Lawn Games
  • Billy Jones Train, Carousel and Snack Shack (For purchaseopen from 6:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.)
  • Wear your best Polynesian-inspired clothing!

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY


Apply to Serve on a Town Board,
Commission, or Committee


Adult Commissioner application deadline:
Friday, October 27, 2017, 5 p.m.
Interviews are scheduled for
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
5:00 p.m. (Tentative)

 
Adult Commissioner opportunities:

Arts & Culture Commission
Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission
Building Board of Appeals
Community & Senior Services Commission
General Plan Committee
Library Board
Parks Commission
Personnel Board
Planning Commission
Transportation & Parking Commission

For more information:

Visit the Town’s website
www.LosGatosCA.gov/CommissionApplication
Call the Clerk Department: (408) 354-6834
or Email: Clerk@LosGatosCA.gov.
 
Apply online at
www.LosGatosCa.gov/CommissionApplication
or
Mail or drop off applications:
Clerk Department
110 E. Main Street
Los Gatos, CA 95030
  

North 40 Specific Plan Study Session


The Town Council will conduct a Study Session on October 3, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers immediately following the regular business items.  The purpose is for the Council to listen to public testimony and to provide direction on potential amendments to the North 40 Specific Plan that do not require changes to the Town's Housing Element or any additional environmental, economic, or other analysis. These parameters were established by the Town Council on September 27, 2016. The staff report for the Study Session is expected to be published on September 28, 2017.


Social Media

Stay up to date!



The Town of Los Gatos has various social media outlets to follow.  Below are a few of the links, and you can also find us on NextDoor!


Town Facebook 
Parks and Public Works Facebook
Library Facebook
Town Twitter
Parks and Public Works Twitter
Town Instagram
Library Instagram


Are you interested to receive notification of decisions coming before the Town Council?


One of the best ways to receive notification is by signing up for the Town’s “Notify Me” subscriptions.  For example, if you are interested in proposed new policies affecting properties in the Town, you are welcome to sign up for Town Council, Council Policy Committee, and Planning Commission.  You will receive notification and links to future agendas and reports. You can then monitor the activities of these groups and participate at your convenience.

To sign up for “Notify Me,” please visit: www.losgatosca.gov/list.aspx.  Type your email address in the box and select sign in.  From there, you can subscribe to the items that you want and you can always choose to unsubscribe from a list anytime.  Need help signing up?  Contact the Town Manager’s Office at 408-354-6832.

Stay connected with the Town of Los Gatos via FacebookInstagram, and Twitter!  With these platforms, stay updated with Town news including announcements, Council, Committee, and Commission meetings, events, photos, and more.  Additionally, connect and learn about Town services through each of the Town's department websites at www.losgatosca.gov.


Interested in Proposed Development in Town?


Visit the Town’s Pending Planning Projects site at: www.losgatosca.gov/2378/L.  From this site, you can search for planning applications by street name and address, or by clicking on the map option.  The information for projects includes a brief description, project planner, date filed, and status. Some projects include images/plans and other related documents for information only. For example, a new proposal was filed in late February for 16212 Los Gatos Blvd. (at the corner of Shannon).  By visiting the Pending Planning Projects, you can click on the development plans and see the new proposal for this location.


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