August 7, 2019
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COUNTY TO HONOR VICTIMS OF
GILROY SHOOTING WITH ADJOURNMENT IN THEIR MEMORY AND FLAG RAISING
What: The Board of Supervisors will adjourn its August 13th
meeting in honor of the three area residents who were killed in the July 28th
shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival. Following Board comments there will be
a flag raising ceremony to honor the victims. Supervisor Mike Wasserman will
raise the US flag; Supervisor/Board Vice President Cindy Chavez will raise the
California flag. For more information please see the attached memo.
Who: Joe Simitian, President, Santa Clara County Board of
Cindy Chavez, Vice President
Supervisor Mike Wasserman
Supervisor Dave Cortese
Supervisor Susan Ellenberg
When: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 9:45
Where: Santa Clara County
Office Front Courtyard
70 W. Hedding St.
San Jose, CA 95110
M E M O R A N D U M
TO: Board of Supervisors
of the Board
FROM: S. Joseph Simitian
Board of Supervisors
DATE: August 6, 2019
RE: August 13, 2019 Board Meeting,
Adjournments in Memoriam for Gilroy Garlic Festival Shooting Victims
of the Board of Supervisors, I write to share with you the emerging plan for
the August 13, 2019, Board of Supervisors meeting as we memorialize the passing
of the victims of the shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival.
convening the meeting and conducting the Roll Call, Pledge of Allegiance, and
Invocation, Supervisor Wasserman and I will announce “Adjournments in Memoriam”
for the victims of the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting (approximate time, 9:45
A.M.). I will introduce each Adjournment and offer comments, and then turn to
Supervisor Wasserman. Following Supervisor Wasserman, I will then turn to other
Supervisors for comment.
conclusion of the Adjournments in Memoriam, we will recess to the James McEntee
Sr. Plaza to raise the flags to full staff. We will then return to Chambers to
reconvene our meeting.
at all County facilities were lowered to half-staff on July 29, 2019. Flags at
all County facilities will be raised to full staff once the Board reconvenes
its meeting on Tuesday, August 13, 2019.