Eddie Gale, San José Ambassador of Jazz, to be honored with a special lighting of the City Hall buildings
The City of San José, CA will discuss approval for a special lighting of the City Hall buildings in celebration of the life of Eddie Gale, San José's Ambassador of Jazz on two dates, August 12 and August 18. If you wish to view the meetings here is the information and link from the City of San José's office.
The public can view the Rules and Open Government Committee meeting, and the Council Meeting on 8/18 where the memo will be presented to Council for final approval. These are usually during the first portion of the meeting during consent so you should tune in right at the beginning so as not to miss it.
Both of these meetings can be viewed online at the City of San Jose website - https://www.sanjoseca.gov/news-stories/watch-a-meeting "
If approved, the lighting will start on Eddie Gale's birthday, August 15 and last for 5 days. Go to Vice Mayor Chappie Jones' Facebook, Twitter, and Newsletter about the lighting event, and the reasoning behind it.
Eddie Gale's family would like to thank Mayor Sam Liccardo, Vice Mayor Chappie Jones, the City Council, staff member Grace Kolander, Forrest Williams, and mentee Xian Ballesteros for their work to make this happen.