July 30, 2021
Hello Morgan Hill!

2021 National Night Out
Tuesday, August 3

Please join the community, your friends, and neighbors for this year's National Night Out!

The event is open from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Depot Street Train Station Lot.

Meet police officers and firefighters, see police and fire vehicles on display, meet Morgan Hill's SWAT Team, Morgan Hill's K9 Officer Bosco, enjoy kids' activities, giveaways, and prizes!

Sponsored by the Morgan Hill Police Department.

For more information on the event in general visit natw.org.
City Engagement
Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Library, Culture & Arts Commission Meeting - CANCELED

Next meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 7, 2021.
Wednesday, August 4, 2021
City Council Meeting

The City Council Meeting will be live-streamed on Channel 17 and the City’s website.
Members of the community who would like to participate may join the virtual meeting at https://bit.ly/MHCityCouncilMeeting or call 669-900-9128, then enter the meeting id when prompted: 873 3200 8380#
Public comment for this meeting will be accepted via email. Members of the public participating in the electronic meeting wishing to speak may do so during public comment.  
Wednesday, August 4, 2021
FREE Outdoor Movie Series
Wednesday Nights at Sundown
Morgan Hill Outdoor Amphitheater
17000 Monterey Road

Bring the whole family, blankets, and/or chairs for a free movie under the stars. The outdoor movie series will run every Wednesday at sundown through September 1st.

Aug 4 - Beetlejuice, PG 
Aug 11 - Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, PG
Aug 18 - Clueless, PG-13
View the event flyer for the full schedule.

Support Local Businesses
Dine out beforehand or order dinner to-go and enjoy during the movie. Food and snacks will not be sold at the venue. You may also enter to win a prize valued at $50 by submitting your receipt from a purchase at a Morgan Hill business on movie night.
Thursday, August 5, 2021
Environmental Services
Climate Action Plan Community Meeting
7:00 - 7:30 p.m. Zoom Link To Register

Morgan Hill is ramping up its efforts to combat climate change! A recent budget has been established to develop a limited Climate Action Plan that will focus on the decarbonization of buildings and the accessibility of electric vehicles.

There is a community meeting scheduled on Thursday, August 5, 7:00 p.m., to go into further detail and to create a group of dedicated community members to participate in a Working Group. We invite everyone to join us for this meeting as we collectively face this issue and take action for the planet.
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Let's Talk Housing Santa Clara County - Housing Element Update
6:00 - 7:30 p.m., Virtual Meeting, Meeting Information

The City of Morgan Hill is working collaboratively with the other local jurisdictions within Santa Clara County on the Housing Element update, called Let’s Talk Housing Santa Clara County. To learn more, visit www.letstalkhousingscc.org.
Join us for an introduction to the Housing Element update – a once-in-a-decade chance to shape the future of our communities 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on August 11, 2021. There will be an introduction about the update process, then time to talk with staff from the cities of Gilroy, Morgan Hill, and the County of Santa Clara. This introductory meeting is focused on hearing from you about your housing needs. There will be Spanish language interpretation available.
To register for the August 11th meeting, please use the following link: https://bit.ly/countywidemeeting2

Meeting information flyers available in English and Spanish.
Planning Division Development Projects
Notice of Intent to Adopt an Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration
Comment Period, Public Hearing Date Information 

Royal Oaks Village Projecttwo weeks left in comment period: July 16 – August 16, 2021
Public Hearing date scheduled for August 24.

Monterey-Miner Apartments Project – Comment period: August 6 – September 6, 2021
Public Hearing date scheduled for September 14.
Recreation and Community Services
Bicycling Safety Pledge and Exploring Morgan Hill

Summer is the perfect time to hop on your bike and explore more in Morgan Hill. With several bike lanes and paved multi-use trails throughout the City, it’s a recreational rider’s paradise. With a little bit of planning and a couple of tires filled with air, you’ll see just how easy it is to navigate around town, and discover a few places to stop along the way! Take our bicycling safety pledge and commit to setting a great example in our community.
Save the Date
Saturday, July 31, 2021
South County Soccer Fest, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Join the OV Toros team for its first annual South County Soccer Festival!

Morgan Hill Outdoor Sports Complex, 16500 Condit Road
Entry is FREE! There will be games, prizes, and food will be served.

For more information on the Orchard Valley Youth Soccer League, visit www.ovysl.org.
Saturday, July 31, 2021
Summer Fun!

Enjoy Filipino food, sweets, and products to quench all cravings!

Craving lumpia, pork adobo, pork bbq, and Pansit? Or sweets like ice candy or sylvanas? Then head over to the Filipino American South Bay Community Summer Fest, 1:00 - 4 p.m., at
El Toro Elementary School, 455 East Main Avenue.

Visit Fil-Am South Bay Community's Facebook page for more info.
Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Gavilan College
Free Drive-Thru Food Distribution
5055 Santa Teresa Blvd, Gilroy, CA 95020

On the 1st Tuesday and 3rd Thursday every month, drive-thru food distribution is available in the Gavilan College Gilroy Campus in Parking Lot A (North Entrance). See times and details, plus register online at www.gavilan.edu/foodpantry.
Tuesday, August 3, through September 28, 2021
Registrar of Voters Office Presents -
A Voters Rights Feedback Forum
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Zoom Meetings

Feedback Forum Dates below:
  • Aug 3, Chinese
  • Aug 10, Tagalog
  • Aug 17, Japanese
  • Aug 24, Korean
  • Aug 31, Khmer
  • Sep 7, Vietnamese
  • Sep 21, Punjabi
  • Sep 28, Hindi

Please go to www.sccvote.org/vra for the zoom link for each scheduled meeting. Meetings in English and Spanish have already been held and were promoted previously.

Feedback Forums are open meetings to allow voters and community members the opportunity to provide feedback for consideration in development of our local Voters Rights Act, foster civic engagement, and to get involved with voter participation in Santa Clara County. Democracy works when all voices are heard!
For additional information, view the County's press release and flyer.
Tuesday, August 3, and Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Santa Clara County Behavior Health Services
Presents The Q Corner Team

Name & Gender Marker Change, August 3, 4 - 5 p.m., Flyer, including registration link

Gender Wheel Training, August 11, 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Flyer with more information, Registration Required. This date is the first of a three-part series.

The Q Corner is a peer-driven, Behavioral Health Services Department program dedicated to supporting the LGBTQ+ community, friends, families, and allies. This safe, welcoming, and affirming team is committed to making community resources available to everyone.

Follow the Q Corner Team on Social Media to stay up to date on events and resources: https://instagram.com/theqcorner & https://fb.me/TheQCornerBHSD.
Thursday, August 5, 2021
Register and Receive a
$10 Amazon Gift Card at the
Next Local Blood Drive

The Chamber of Commerce, the City of Morgan Hill, and Stanford Blood Center collaborate to organize a blood drive.

When: Thursday, August 5, 2021
9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Community & Cultural Center Parking Lot
17000 Monterey Street, Morgan Hill

Schedule an appointment online: sbcdonor.org, Sponsor Code 2721

You may also call 888-723-7831 to complete appointment scheduling.
Thursday, August 5, 2021
Santa Clara County Fire
Emergency Preparedness

Santa Clara County Fire is offering emergency preparedness classes on August 5 and December 2 in Spanish and Cantonese. Flyer info available for classes in Spanish and Cantonese. For general information about the Santa Clara County Fire Department, visit its website.

The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) strives to ensure the whole community is prepared for significant, local disasters. OEM maintains readiness to support disaster response, recovery, and mitigation. Emergencies and disasters can happen without warning. Plan ahead! 
Friday, August 6, 2021
Friday Night Music Series!
August 6 through October 8

Morgan Hill Downtown Amphitheatre
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Beer, wine, and food will be available for on-site purchase, and business vendor booths will offer information, discounts, and fun activities for the kiddos. 
Visit the Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce for more info on the full schedule of performances for the 10-week series and many other programs it offers.
Thursday, August 12, 2021
Reid-Hillview Airport Airborne Lead Study
South County Community Meeting, 6 p.m.
Please join County of Santa Clara staff and Supervisor Mike Wasserman for a virtual community meeting about the results of a study on airborne lead emissions at Reid-Hillview Airport in San José. Detailed information is available.
Join the webinar on the Zoom link or call into the meeting by smartphone at 669-990-6833, Webinar ID 95709413535# (participant ID not required).
The meeting will be translated simultaneously in Spanish and Vietnamese.
Saturday, August 14, 2021
SCFBC Presents Community Night of Hope Concert
6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Morgan Hill Outdoor Amphitheater, 17000 Monterey Road

Join us for a community gathering with music, fellowship, prayer, and positive messages. All are welcome! FREE hot dog BBQ and drinks, bring your own lawn chairs or blankets.
City Maintenance Projects
Community Connections

Bookmobile Visits in August
Order books, movies, and more to pick up at the Bookmobile. View the flyer showing August dates and pick-up locations.

August Calendar of Events
Join the Library for FREE, virtual events for patrons of all ages and interest.

Grab & Go Summer Meals
Morgan Hill Library (parking lot)
660 West Main Avenue
Monday, Wed, Friday, 4 – 5 p.m.

For kids 0-18 years old and accompanying adults. For more information and locations, view the flyer in English and Spanish.
Vaccination Locations
Throughout the County

For locations or to make an appointment to get vaccinated, visit sccfreevax.org.
Santa Clara County Homelessness Prevention System

Rent assistance is available for extremely low income residents who need help paying rent. Information is available showing multiple resources, support offered from many community partners.

Visit: preventhomelessness.org - Call: 408-926-8885
Save the Date!
South County's Annual Second Chance Week

Deadline to Register, August 27
Register at Second Chance Week

September 11-12 in Morgan Hill
September 18-19 in Gilroy
Your Morgan Hill
Morgan Hill City Hall 
Office Hours

City Hall is now opened with limited hours: Monday - Thursday, noon - 4 p.m.

If you have questions or concerns, please call our virtual call center: 408-767-6404
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Messages will be returned within 24 hours.
State and County Health Information

Elected Officials

County Supervisor
District 1: Mike Wasserman

California State Assembly District 30: 

California State Senate District 17: 

U.S. Congressional District 19: 

City of Morgan Hill Commissions:

City of Morgan Hill Advisory Committees: