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Gilbert News Brief: Week of February 3rd

Post Date:02/03/2020 7:00 AM

Gilbert NewsHello, Gilbert! Here are the top news and events for the week of February 3rd:

  • The 2020 Census is almost here! Every household in Gilbert will receive an invitation to participate in the census by April 1st. And this year –  for the first time ever – residents can respond online. Your participation in the 2020 Census will shape Gilbert's future for years to come. Learn more at

  • Attention science lovers! Volunteers are needed for Gilbert’s 10th Annual Water Festival coming up on March 4-5th. This two-day educational field day instills a deeper understanding of Arizona’s water resources through hands-on activities for Gilbert fourth graders. No experience is needed. Head to to learn more.

  • Other events taking place this week include Town Council Special Meeting Executive Session at 5:30 PM on Tuesday, February 4th followed by a Town Council Regular Meeting at 6:30 PM that same night. There is also a Citizens Transportation Task Force at 1 PM on Wednesday, February 5th and a Planning Commission Meeting at 5 PM that same night.

  • The Gilbert Water Tower will be lit red from Friday, February 7th through Sunday, February 9th in recognition of National Wear Red Day to raise awareness about heart disease. Submit a request.

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