On March 12, 2020, Town Manager and Director of Emergency Services Laurel Prevetti, issued a Proclamation of Local Emergency in response to the global Coronavirus pandemic and its spread in the Santa Clara County community.
This is an important step to allow the Town to better prepare and coordinate emergency resources in the event that presence of the virus increases within our Los Gatos community. The press release can be viewed here.
On March 1...
Santa Clara County Public Health has provided a comprehensive COVID-19 FAQ document, available in multiple languages, providing detailed guidance on the Order to Shelter at Home.
It will continue to be updated as guidance evolves. You can access it here.
The Town Council unanimously voted to adopt an Urgency Ordinance to place a moratorium on residential evictions and a suspension of land use entitlement deadlines.
Pursuant to the Town of Los Gatos Municipal Code, California Government Code, Governor of California, and Santa Clara County Public Health Officer, on March 24, 2020, the Town Council unanimously voted to adopt a temporary moratorium on evictions related ...
The Town is an active member in Joint Venture’s Silicon Valley Economic Development Alliance. Through this partnership, the Town has learned of resources available during this time of hardship for many small business owners, employers, and employees.
We wish each of you good health and business resiliency.
Please click here to access COVID-19 resources for small businesses, employers, and employees.
There are financial resources available to those adversely impacted by COVID-19.
If you are at risk of losing your housing or missing an upcoming rent payment, please contact the Homelessness Prevention System to request financial assistance (e.g., rent, deposit, or utility payments) and supportive services.
The State of Cal...
Visit the Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce website for a list of Los Gatos restaurants offering delivery and pickup as well as Los Gatos merchants with online stores.
The link to their website is here.
The following local organizations are offering opportunities to provide help to others during the COVID-19 crisis. They are also good resources for finding assistance for yourself or others during this time.
Last week, one employee who works in Town Hall tested positive for COVID-19.
The individual was last at work on March 16 and has been sheltering in place since the Public Health Order went into effect. The employee did not have symptoms while in the office, reducing, though not eliminating, the probability of any spread,...
In these unsettling times triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, I wanted to assure you that the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department remains fully operational and dedicated to keeping our communities safe.
The nature of law enforcement does not lend itself to the amenity of telecommuting or even the precaution of social distancing, so in order to ensure that our essential services remain uninterrupted, we must take precautions to minimize our coronavirus ex...
Dear Library patrons,
The Library is temporarily closed to the public.
Please hold onto books you currently have checked out. We will automatically renew all items you have, and you will not be charged overdue fines.With the latest directive from the Santa Clara County Department of County Health issued on March 16, 2020, we...
It’s heartbreaking to think of the struggle that many of our local businesses are facing during this pandemic. We applaud you for your strength and efforts to continue to provide your services through online, remote, and take out options.
Many of you have found ways to leverage your services to assist others in our community too. Thank you!
There are several resources evolving from the County, State, and Federal levels for the business community. As these continue to be...
Parks and trails are open for your recreation enjoyment.
These amazing facilities provide an opportunity for you to get fresh air and get some relief from being at home for long periods of time. Please remember to maintain your social distance and we ask that you not use playgrounds as we are unable t...
The Community Development Department is temporarily closed to the public.
With the latest directive from the Santa Clara County Department of County Health issued on March 16, 2020, our offices are closed until further notice. We will not be able to offer any counter services such as application and permit submittal, ...
Finance Department staff is working remotely to provide support for all the Town’s essential services.
Business License services are available via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at (408) 354-6835. Stephen ConwayFinance Director
The following are examples of ideas for helping to maintain a sense of normalcy while under the County Shelter in Place Order due to COVID-19 precautions:
There may be children or young people in your life who experience distress. As a trusted adult, you can help reassure and educate them about COVID-19 – it can be good to talk to them now, so they can understand the illness and be reassured.
If you feel the child or young person is getting distressed through this conversation, reassure them and end it. Children react to stress differently than adults – they may withdraw or behave in a more ‘babyish’ way, seem anx...
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