First Thursdays with the City Manager

Galt City Manager Lorenzo Hines is opening his office hours to meet one-on-one with residents of Galt. The first Thursday of each month, citizens will have the opportunity to privately discuss their concerns, ask questions and gather feedback directly from the city manager. Meetings will be held via Zoom and will be limited to 20 minutes each meeting. Call the city of Galt offices to schedule your appointment at 209-366-7130.

GHS all-class reunion

The Galt High Alumni Association (GHAA) 30th annual All-Class Alumni Reunion is scheduled for Oct. 2 (the first Saturday in October) at the Galt Littleton Community Center at 3:30 p.m. GHA Class of 1971 is celebrating their 50th reunion. With the need to cancel last year’s dinner, the class of 70 will also be honored, as well as those classes celebrating milestone anniversaries of their graduation. Visit the GHAA website: to keep abreast of the latest information about the reunion.

Nominate your neighbor

The Galt Beautification Committee is asking you to “nominate your neighbor.” Has your neighbor recently completed a yard project? Does your neighbor have the best flowers in town or the best looking yard? The Galt Beautification Committee wants to know. Send an email with pictures and why you are nominating your neighbor to The best submissions will be included in future newsletters and City Manager Updates.

Youth commission seeks members

The Galt Youth Commission (GYC) is in search of new student members for the term which began May 2021.

GYC is comprised of 10 high school students (9-12th grade) appointed by the City Council to serve as youth advocates and champion community service. The purpose of the GYC is to encourage the youth to participate in activities, stimulate community service, build civic unity, collaborate, and interact with the Galt community.

Any current 8th grade through 11th grade students living within the Galt Joint Union High School District boundaries are eligible to apply. For details and to apply, visit

Alcoholics Anonymous

Galt Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 217 Lincoln Way Monday through Friday at noon and 6 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday at 8 a.m., noon and 6 p.m. The 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 sites

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.

L’Chayim of Galt

The L’Chayim Boutique and Gift Shop is located at 400 D Street, Suite 160 (entrance on Fourth Street). Contact information is 209-744-1143.