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City-School Partnerships Expand Resources Despite Economic Challenges

“Strategic city and schools partnerships have positioned our community's schools to expand resources for 21st Century learning and opportunities despite economic challenges. This includes...

Dedicated Partners with the Sacramento Public Library

“Galt city leaders along with local volunteers have been dedicated partners with the Sacramento Public Library-Galt-Marian O. Lawrence Library Branch in bringing early literacy opportunities and...

City Officials Take Time to Listen to the Citizens

 “Our great City Council is continually seeking ways to make the city a safer, more attractive and more progressive place without encumbering high financial investment. I am very proud of the...

Population:
24,000
Year founded:
1893

San Marino's Lacy Park, Old Mill, and Taiwanese Sister City

San Marino is home to one of the world’s greatest cultural, research, and educational centers the Huntington Library. A private, nonprofit institution, The Huntington was founded in 1919 by Henry E. Huntington, an exceptional businessman who built a financial empire that included railroad companies, utilities, and real estate holdings in Southern California. Huntington was also a man of vision – with a special interest in books, art, and gardens.

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Galt

The city of Galt, population 24,000, is located approximately 20 miles south of Sacramento and sits at the southern end of the Sacramento Valley just minutes from the Northern California Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta Recreation Area and the Cosumnes River Preserve. In relation to the broader Central Valley region, Galt is bounded by the Coastal Mountain Range to the west, the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range to the east and enjoys a climate of mild winters and warm to hot summers that are cooled by the soft evening winds of the Delta. Galt offers boundless recreational opportunities in town, on the Delta and is less than two hours to the San Francisco Bay Area as well as Reno and Tahoe.

Growth has created both commercial and industrial opportunities for new business with the addition of major shopping centers and a reinvigorated downtown revitalization program. The city of Galt supports a sustainable lifestyle and in 2012 built the Galt Solar Project generating approximately 1MW of power as the city's commitment to energy independence. In 2012, the new Central Galt Interchange was constructed replacing an interchange first built in 1956. The new interchange is a significant transportation improvement that compliments the community's needs in serving more than 30,000 weekly guests at the city-owned and operated Galt Market where new, used and wholesale goods can be purchased in a year-round, open air marketplace that earns more than $2 million in income for community recreation programs.

Galt is home to one of the finest park systems in the Valley and offers a wide array of recreation programs that encourage an active lifestyle in support of good health. The new Walker Community Park is a great place for regional sporting events, family picnics or for the kids to just play at the park. The city's pride in its programs and services is evident throughout the entire community. 

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Population: 
24,000
Year founded: 
1893
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Galt

The city of Galt, population 24,000, is located approximately 20 miles south of Sacramento and sits at the southern end of the Sacramento Valley just minutes from the Northern California Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta Recreation Area and the Cosumnes River Preserve. In relation to the broader Central Valley region, Galt is bounded by the Coastal Mountain Range to the west, the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range to the east and enjoys a climate of mild winters and warm to hot summers that are cooled by the soft evening winds of the Delta. Galt offers boundless recreational opportunities in town, on the Delta and is less than two hours to the San Francisco Bay Area as well as Reno and Tahoe.

Growth has created both commercial and industrial opportunities for new business with the addition of major shopping centers and a reinvigorated downtown revitalization program. The city of Galt supports a sustainable lifestyle and in 2012 built the Galt Solar Project generating approximately 1MW of power as the city's commitment to energy independence. In 2012, the new Central Galt Interchange was constructed replacing an interchange first built in 1956. The new interchange is a significant transportation improvement that compliments the community's needs in serving more than 30,000 weekly guests at the city-owned and operated Galt Market where new, used and wholesale goods can be purchased in a year-round, open air marketplace that earns more than $2 million in income for community recreation programs.

Galt is home to one of the finest park systems in the Valley and offers a wide array of recreation programs that encourage an active lifestyle in support of good health. The new Walker Community Park is a great place for regional sporting events, family picnics or for the kids to just play at the park. The city's pride in its programs and services is evident throughout the entire community. 

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Galt Market - Fun for the Day, Fun for the Year
Walker Community Park
New Central Galt Highway 99 Interchange
The Greening of Galt
Downtown Revitalization
Galt Market - Fun for the Day, Fun for the Year

For over 50 years, the Galt Market has entertained nearly 15,000 weekly patrons who enjoy shopping, eating and recreating at the city's open air market.

Walker Community Park

Located in the southwest sector of the city, Walker Community Park recently joined the city's compliment of active parks in support of the recreational interests and needs of Galt residents. Sitting on a total of 40 acres, Phase I developed about 15 acres of the new park. Walker Park fulfills a m

New Central Galt Highway 99 Interchange

The new Central Galt Interchange was open to the public in 2012. The construction of the new interchange with State Route 99 and "A" and "C" streets replaces the existing interchange constructed in 1956. The new interchange provides for improved traffic access to Central Galt including Old Town a

The Greening of Galt

Galt is committed to sustainability as evidenced by the Galt Solar Project which incorporates solar energy as a staple of the electricity needed to power the city's waste water treatment plant.

Downtown Revitalization

Over the past several decades Old Town Galt had suffered from the effects of neglect as businesses moved away to newer shopping centers near SR 99, leaving many vacant and boarded up buildings in the historic heart of the city.

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THE COUNCIL MANAGER RELATIONSHIP

What is a City Manager? Imagine your city government as a football team, with skilled players and keen instincts, ready to lead a drive to the goal line. On the field is the City Council, acting in every way as the city’s coaching staff. The...

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