Fireworks applications

The city of Galt will be accepting applications for organizations that wish to sell fireworks on city property. Applications for fireworks permits are available in the City Clerk’s Office, 380 Civic Drive, or the city’s website, All applications and required attachments must be completed and received by the City Clerk’s Office no later than 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28.

Applicants must be a community-based, resident 501(c) (3), (4), (6) or (7) nonprofit organization promoting and providing services to residents and/or businesses.

The lottery will be held the first Monday of June in the City Clerk’s office and will determine the rank order for placement at the bottom of the master list for those eligible nonprofit organizations not already included in the master list.

Senior Resource Center temporary closure

In the interest of the health of volunteers and the public that comes to visit, the Galt Senior Resource Center (GSRC) at the Chabolla Center will be closed, effective through April 30 or until further notice. The center will reopen when mandates are lifted.

Seniors interested in contacting the GSRC during this time may do so by leaving a message on the new GSRC phone, (209) 294-3308 or by leaving a comment on the GSRC email, Messages will be replied to by the end of next business day.

AA 24-hour hotline

For those who would like information on meeting times and locations or need help with an alcohol related problem, please call the local Alcoholics Anonymous 24-hour hotline at 209-745-1525.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Galt Alcoholics Anonymous meets Monday through Friday at noon and at 6 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday at 8 a.m., noon and 6 p.m. The group meets at 217 Lincoln Way in Galt. Alcoholics Anonymous 24-hour hotline is 209-745-1525.

Nar-Anon Family Group Meetings

Nar-Anon Family Group Meetings is an anonymous program for friends and family members who are dealing with drug addiction. Local meetings are held weekly on Saturdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m., at the Galt United Methodist Church, 571 C Street in Galt.

Sunshine Closet donation site

Sunshine Closet is a food closet that helps provide for local residents. Collections of canned food and dry good, nonperishable items, are received at United Methodist Church, 471 C Street in Galt, call to make an appointment for donations, 209-745-4133

The food closet is open on the second Thursday of each month from 8-10 a.m., and on the fourth Thursday from 8-9 a.m., at the United Methodist Church.