June 3, 2022
Grand Opening Saturday!

Magical Bridge
Morgan Hill Playground

Saturday, June 4
Community Park
171 W. Edmundson Ave.


Remarks and ribbon cutting begin at 10:00 a.m., followed by activities and performances into the afternoon.
All are welcome!
City Engagement
City of Morgan Hill
Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce's Podcast, Quick 5

In Episode 2, Christina Turner, Morgan Hill's City Manager, answers five questions about the 2022-23 City budget posed by Nick Gaich, the Chamber's CEO & President.

Check it out and follow to catch new episodes as they are released! Listen on Spotify!
Parks & Recreation Summer 2022
Monday, June 6

Downtown Splash Pad
at the Community & Cultural Center

Cool down at the Splash Pad located at 17000 Monterey Rd. FREE fun for the whole family!

Aquatics Center Opens for Summer

Recreation swimming, swim lessons, extended lap swimming, and an 18-hole Mini Golf Course are all part of the summer fun!

 
Summer Access Pass includes both the Centennial Recreation Center and Aquatics Center.
COVID TESTING: Morgan Hill Council Chamber
Tuesday, June 7, 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
17555 Peak Avenue

Schedule an appointment ~ Appointments are open for scheduling 7 days before the testing date. Once all appointments are filled, this location will no longer appear as an option.
Library, Culture, and Arts Commission
Tuesday, June 7, 6:00 p.m., View Meeting Materials and Information

The Commission meetings are virtual and live-streamed on Facebook, Channel 17,

Members of the community who would like to participate may join the virtual meeting at https://bit.ly/LCACMeeting or call 669-900-9128, then enter the meeting identification when prompted: 874 0656 4997.

Public comment may be provided in the following ways:
  • Join the virtual Library, Culture, and Arts Commission meeting via the link above; when public comment is opened, raise your virtual hand and be called upon to speak for up to three minutes;
  • Join the virtual meeting by calling the number above, dial *9 to raise your hand, and be called upon to speak for up to three minutes;
  • Send public comments in writing via email to chris.ghione@morganhill.ca.gov

Please note that comments made on Facebook are not considered public comment.
Planning Commission Recruitment
Deadline: Wednesday, June 8

The City of Morgan Hill is seeking applications from residents interested in serving on the Planning Commission. We are recruiting to fill one unexpired term on this Commission with a term ending June 1, 2025.

Application forms will be accepted in the City Clerk’s Office until Wednesday, June 8, 5:00 p.m. or until filled. Interviews before the City Council are tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, June 15, at 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Town Hall: Housing Search in Today's Market
Thursday, June 9, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
 
The City of Morgan Hill and its housing program administrator, HouseKeys, invite you to learn about local housing programs and searching for housing in today’s market.
 
Members of the public wishing to participate remotely may do so via the virtual meeting link: https://bit.ly/Communitytownhall or call 669-900-9128, then enter Webinar ID: 828 0731 9295.

Reach out to Christie Thomas for more information on the City's Housing Programs.
City Booth at Sidewalk Saturdays
Saturday, June 11, 9 a.m. - noon
Near Coffee Guys on Third Street

Topics: Summer Recreation,
Water Conservation, and Housing

The City of Morgan Hill is looking forward to meeting you in person! See you there!

Sidewalk Saturdays: Support local businesses at our outdoor retail market. Handmade, health & beauty, natural products, and more!
Virtual Town Hall: Morgan Hill's Housing Element
Thursday, June 23, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

The City is in the process of updating the Housing Element of the General Plan for the
2023-2031 period as required by State law. The Housing Element establishes policies and programs to address Morgan Hill's existing and projected housing needs for all economic segments of the community.

The City recently released a draft of the 2023-2031 Housing Element Update for public review. Visit the City’s Housing Element Update webpage to access the Draft Housing Element document. Comments will be accepted through July 5 and may be directed to
Adam Paszkowski, Principal Planner, adam.paszkowski@morganhill.ca.gov or
408-310-4635.

June 23 virtual meeting link: https://bit.ly/Communtytownhall or call 669-900-9128, then enter the meeting ID when prompted: 828 0731 9295.

This virtual town hall meeting will also be streamed live on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/morganhillengage/.

Additional information: Unlike other mandatory General Plan elements, the Housing Element must be updated every eight years and is subject to review and approval by the California Department of Housing and Community Development.
Selling a Property?

Two ordinances are now in effect. The Private Sewer Lateral & Water Conservation Ordinances require two different inspections to take place prior to the sale of a property:
“Go Green” on Butterfield Corridor

Hello Morgan Hill! We can now "Go Green” on Butterfield! The City has recently taken measures to optimize and improve traffic flow on the Butterfield Corridor by installing new signal controllers. Signal optimization has been implemented during peak travel times: Monday through Friday between
6:00 - 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
 
If you regularly use Monterey Road to travel north and south through the City, we encourage you to give Butterfield a try over the next few weeks. The goal is to make Downtown safer and improve travel times for drivers.
Economic Development
Economic Development's Latest Newsletter

This edition's topics:
  • California’s Revenue Surplus of $55 Billion
  • Meet the Business Law Enforcement Liaison
  • Hotel Incentive Policy
  • Connecting Businesses to Bikes
  • Public Works Week
  • Business Visits: Benjamin Moore, Mission Bell, and Urbn Ranch

To support our existing Spanish speaking business operators and to attract additional Hispanic owned business investment, the Choose Morgan Hill website has a translation feature. To convert the entire site to Spanish, scroll to the bottom of the Choose Morgan Hill webpage and click the “Select a Language” drop-down menu.
Community Corner
Friends of the Morgan Hill Library
Book Sale, June 4, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Masks Required
Morgan Hill Historical Society
"Stories from the Past"
Film Screening & Reception
June 5, 3 p.m.
Edward Boss Prado Foundation
Hygiene Supplies for Ukraine
Donate through June 7 at City Hall
Junefest: Free Clothes, Food,
and Household Supplies
June 11, 10:00 a.m.
Living Above the Influence Hosts FREE Summer Programs
Youth Stay Active

Ages 7 - 18
Mondays
June 6, 13, 20, 27

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Community Park by Baseball Fields
Lunch Is Provided
Chill Out

For Teens
Every Thursday Beginning June 9

5:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Community & Cultural Center
Dinner Is Provided
Friday Night Blast

Families & Friends
Fridays
June 10, July 15

6:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Centennial Recreation Center
Dinner Available
Morgan Hill Library Summer Programs

The Morgan Hill Library offers a range of programs for kids, teens, and adults in June and July.

FREE Bike Repair Day June 17
Library parking lot, 660 W. Main Ave., 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Space is limited; first come, first served. Flyers in English and Spanish.
Attention All Businesses!
Find Waldo in Morgan Hill 2022

BookSmart and Chamber of Commerce invite local businesses to participate
as "Shop Local" locations for kids and families to look for Waldo
in the annual summer program.

Interested businesses contact: Lori@morganhillchamber.org

Deadline: Friday, June 17 at noon
Attention All Kids!
Find Waldo in Morgan Hill 2022

Kids can start scavenger hunt
anytime in July.
Friday Night Music Series
June 17 - Sept. 2, 6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Downtown Amphitheater
Silicon Valley Clean Energy
Charge your electric vehicle with cheaper, cleaner electricity.
City Maintenance Projects
The Scoop

News you want to know about public projects and maintenance activities throughout Morgan Hill.

Click the image or here for the latest updates and what to expect in the coming week.
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
408-779-7271
17575 Peak Ave., Morgan Hill 95037
Elected Officials


County Supervisor
District 1: Mike Wasserman

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