Weekly 411 for August 5, 2022
Hello Morgan Hill!

There is a general municipal election coming up on November 8, 2022. For anyone thinking about running for local office, now is the time to arrange the proper paperwork during the nomination period. The following offices are up for election:

The nomination period to pull papers to run for office continues through Friday, August 12.

For all election details, visit the City's webpage dedicated to the November 8 election. On the site you will find information about key election dates and deadlines, the process for running for office, and required forms to file.
City Engagement
Planning Commission Meeting - Canceled
Tuesday, August 9

Join the Planning Commission at the next regularly scheduled meeting on August 23, 2022.
Economic Development Presents "Meet Morgan Hill"
Thursday, August 11, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m., Register to Attend

The City of Morgan Hill and the Silicon Valley Business Journal will host a free, virtual presentation covering:
  • the City's rapidly developing industrial and residential sectors
  • the evolution of the region’s hospitality and tourism industries

It is an opportunity to hear from Morgan Hill’s newest investors and get the latest update on the Morgan Hill market.
City Booth at Farmers' Market
Saturday, August 13, 9 a.m. - noon

This month the City is featuring recreation programs, earthquake safety and CADRE Disaster Preparedness. CADRE is a network of Santa Clara County organizations that provide community services that are essential in times of disaster. The network includes non-profits, faith-based organizations, government agencies, private sector companies, and other disaster relief entities in Santa Clara County.

The Morgan Hill Farmers' Market operates every Saturday until 1 p.m. at the Caltrain Station Parking Lot, 3rd St. and Depot St.
20th Annual Second Chance Week

Help the community and the environment by keeping your unwanted items out of landfills!

Every day between September 10-18 is an opportunity to properly dispose of hazardous waste and to re-use, re-purpose, or donate unneeded items. The week kicks off on September 10 with the popular Gilroy Citywide Garage Sale and continues through September 17-18 with the Morgan Hill / San Martin Citywide Garage Sale. Applications and the week's schedule of activities will be included in August utility bills and are available online.

To have your sale advertised for free on www.secondchanceweek.com, apply by August 26 for a Gilroy sale or September 2 for a Morgan Hill / San Martin sale.
City Maintenance Projects
Ongoing Pavement Rehabilitation

Roadwork is scheduled to take place between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, with an estimated completion in October 2022. Please expect delays in construction areas. A weekly schedule of locations and dates is available.

Major Road Closures in Effect During Back-to-School Week

While there will be construction work throughout the City, the following streets will be closed the week school returns:

  • West Dunne Avenue between Barnell Avenue and Peak Avenue: Use Monterey/Spring/Dewitt as a detour. This closure will be in effect until late September.

  • Condit Road north of Dunne Avenue in front of the new Chrysler Auto Dealership: Use Dunne/Murphy/Diana as a detour. This closure is scheduled through August 18.

  • Del Monte Avenue between West Dunne and Spring Avenue: Use Monterey/Spring as a detour. This closure is anticipated to last into November.

  • Depot Street between Monterey and Fifth Street: Use Monterey/Fifth as a detour. This closure is anticipated to last into October.

For additional information please read the full announcement and The Scoop for weekly construction updates.

The Scoop

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Community Corner
Saturday, August 6, 9 a.m.
Help Clean Up Local Parks
Uvas Rd. & Oak Glen Ave.
Saturday, August 6, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Acton's Children's Business Fair
Community & Cultural Center
Peninsula Open Space Trust
Hike at Rancho Cañada del Oro
Tuesday, August 9, 9 a.m. - noon
Cecelia's Closet & Food Pantry
FREE Haircut for MHUSD Students
First Come, First Served
Sunday, August 14, 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
35 Peebles Avenue, Morgan Hill
Flyers in Spanish & English
Friday Night Music Series
Now Through September 2, 6 p.m.
Downtown Amphitheater
Leadership Morgan Hill Presents
Leadership Excellence Award Dinner September 17, 5 p.m.
Food Resources
Morgan Hill Branch, 660 West Main Avenue
Monday - Friday, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

-- Several Community Organizations Offer

Your Morgan Hill
Morgan Hill City Hall 
Office Hours

The Civic Center area is open to the public: Monday through Friday,
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

State and County Health Information

City of Morgan Hill
17575 Peak Ave., Morgan Hill 95037
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: