The Parks Commission advises Council on matters pertaining to public parks, trails, grounds and street trees. The Commission consists of nine members: seven adult members and two students. Six of the adult members must reside in the Town of Los Gatos; one adult member may reside within the Town of Los Gatos or the City of Monte Sereno. Adult members serve three-year terms. The student members must have completed ninth grade, reside in the Town of Los Gatos, and attend any accredited high school; or have completed ninth grade, have a Los Gatos mailing address, and attend an accredited high school in the Town of Los Gatos. One Commissioner is appointed to the Bicycle Advisory Committee
All Parks Commission meetings are open to the public. The Commission meets on the first Tuesday of every other month, on even months (i.e. February, April, June, August, etc.) Meetings are held at various parks during warm summer months and at the Parks and Public Works Department office during the winter months. Please view the meeting's agenda for exact location or call the Parks and Public Works Department at (408) 399-5770 for meeting information.
How Can I Get Involved?
For application information, please click here. For student member application information, please click here. We invite you to attend a meeting before you apply. Please contact the Parks and Public Works Department at (408) 399-5770 to confirm meeting date, location, and time.
Parks and Trails Improvement Suggestion Box
If you would like to submit a suggestion for parks or trails improvements in Los Gatos,
please send staff an email at e-mail