Council Advisory Bodies

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Council Advisory Bodies serve in an advisory capacity to the City Council on a wide range of matters, including zoning and land use, library policy, parks and recreation programs, social and cultural issues, and public art and aesthetics. All meetings are open to the public.

Members are appointed by the City Council for four-year terms, except for the Downtown Committee, serves three-year terms. Applications for appointment to boards, commissions or committees are available at the City Clerk's Office or downloading this form. Review the Council Advisory Bodies Roster to learn who currently serves the City in this capacity and the Council Advisory Bodies Handbook to learn more about the functions of the committees as well as the roles and responsibilities of committee members. 

For more information regarding Council Advisory Bodies, please contact the City Clerk's office at or 650-903-6304.

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