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Council Mission
"The Monterey City Council will provide visionary policy and legislative leadership that assures a safe, healthy and economically vibrant community. Anda!"
The City Council is the legislative and policy-making branch of Monterey's municipal government. The Council consists of five members: the Mayor, elected to a two-year term, and four Councilmembers each elected to four-year terms.

In accordance with Government Code Section 87505 paragraphs a through c, members of the Monterey City Council are those elected officers required to file statements of economic interests (FPPC Form 700). These statements along with campaign reports are on file in the Monterey City Clerk's Office at 580 Pacific Street, Rm. 6, Monterey, CA 93940. Copies of statements and reports may be obtained by visiting or contacting the Monterey Clerk's Office.


The Monterey City Council meets on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 4 and 7 p.m. in the Council Chamber. Meetings are broadcast live on the Monterey Channel and streamed on the web. See schedule of upcoming meetings
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I-SEARCH MontereyThe Council Agenda is available on I-SEARCH Monterey along with staff reports on specific agenda items after 4:00 p.m. on the Wednesday prior to the City Council meeting. Copies of the Council agenda packet also are available for public review after 4:00 p.m. on the Wednesday prior to the Council meeting at the City Clerk's Office and at the Library on the weekend before the meeting. Copies of the Council Agenda are posted outside the Council Chamber and are provided for your convenience at City Council meetings.

City Council meetings are open public forums where the Council makes local laws, policies, and basic decisions relating to the City. The Council holds regular meetings on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 4 and 7 p.m. in the Council Chamber. Meetings are broadcast live on the Monterey Channel on cable Ch. 25, streamed live on the Web, and are available On-Demand.
The City Council encourages expression of opinions by its citizens on any matter of community interest that is within the Council's scope of authority. Oral presentations during Public Hearings and the Public Comments portion of the agenda, written communications, and oral requests are all appropriate methods for expressing these views. If you wish to present a matter to the City Council, notify the City Clerk at (831) 646-3935 or by email.
Council Members

Chuck Della Sala, Mayor, email
Libby Downey, email
Alan Haffa, email
Nancy Selfridge, email
Frank Sollecito, email

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