City Manager News Archive

City of Mountain View to Develop Displacement Response Strategy to Prevent and Address Displacement of Rental Residents
January 23, 2023 

Community outreach and meetings seeking input about tenant displacement response strategy scheduled for January and February 2023

City of Mountain View to Hold First Lunar New Year Celebration
January 20, 2023 

Everyone's invited to the Saturday, Jan. 28 event at the Mountain View Community Center

Arn Andrews to Join the City of Mountain View as New Assistant City Manager
January 17, 2023 

Mountain View’s newest Assistant City Manager brings 30 years of administration and finance experience in the public and private sectors

City of Mountain View Reaches Tentative Settlement on Litigation over Narrow Streets and Bike Lane Ordinances
September 1, 2022 

City to begin enforcement of both ordinances starting in October

Spring/Summer Edition of The View Now Available
April 20, 2022 

City's newsletter arriving in mailboxes this week

Your Feedback's Wanted: Weigh In on City News and Information
November 18, 2021 

Survey underway through 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 17

City of Mountain View Expands Eviction Prevention Efforts
September 30, 2021 

Eviction Help Center Clinic available at Mountain View Public Library on Thursday afternoons through mid-December 2021

Get the Latest on City Happenings in The View
September 13, 2021 

The newest edition of the City's newsletter is now arriving in mailboxes

COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Requirement for City Employees
September 3, 2021 

City implements COVID-19 Workplace Prevention and Safety Policy

Masks Required in Public Indoor Settings at City Facilities
July 30, 2021 

Face covering requirement goes into effect Monday, August 2.

Strategic Roadmap Community Survey Now Underway
May 12, 2021 

Share your feedback on the City's vision for Mountain View, including the strategic priorities.

Virtual Grand Opening of LifeMoves Mountain View, May 6
May 4, 2021 

Register now for virtual event at 10 a.m. Thursday.

Mountain View Virtual Film Festival Winners Announced
April 20, 2021 

Live Streaming April 24-25, 2021

Sign Up for City Hall Connection
April 14, 2021 

Get the latest City of Mountain View news and information including local COVID-19 updates in this bimonthly e-newsletter.

Register for 'Hope in View' at City Annual Update
March 3, 2021 

Mountain View Chamber of Commerce and City of Mountain View to host 2021 event virtually and open to all

More COVID-19 Relief Coming to Small Businesses in Mountain View
January 27, 2021 

Grant application period for City’s Small Business Grant Program opens Feb. 1-14, 2021.

County of Santa Clara and City of Mountain View Partner to Open COVID-19 Vaccination Site at Mountain View Community Center
January 22, 2021 

Appointment-only vaccination site operated by the County will provide up to 1,000 vaccine doses per weekday

2020-21 Holiday Hours Advisory
December 22, 2020 

Most City offices will be closed or have modified hours Dec. 24 - Jan. 1. Click the title of this news item for details on facility closures this holiday season.

Get Up-to-Date on City News with The View newsletter
December 21, 2020 

Check out the year-end edition of The View, Mountain View's newsletter for City news and happenings.

Vote Safe in Mountain View: Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3
November 2, 2020 

If you haven’t cast your ballot yet in the November 2020 Election, there is still time to make sure your vote is counted. The polls close at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3.

Nonprofit Partner LifeMoves Awarded State Funding for Emergency Transitional Housing Program
September 22, 2020 

Learn more about this State grant of approximately $10 Million to purchase a one acre site in Mountain View to rapidly deploy an estimated 100 modular housing structures.

New Community Center EV Chargers
June 18, 2020 

9 new electric vehicle (EV) chargers at the Community Center will be operational tomorrow afternoon, Friday, June 19.

Mayor Abe-Koga removing the cover from an EV charger.

Free COVID-19 Mobile Testing on May 25 in Mountain View
May 22, 2020 

Open to anyone who wants to get tested at Rengstorff Park Aquatic Center (201 S. Rengstorff Ave) from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Click title for more info >>

Earth Day 2020
April 27, 2020 

Visit for to see our Earth Day 2020 Resource Guide.

Selection of New City Manager
January 7, 2020 

The Council has appointed Kimbra McCarthy at the January 14 regular City Council meeting. Click for more info.

New! Cool Block
December 18, 2019 

Learn more about an exciting new program for Mountain View residents! Cool Block focuses on community building, sustainability, and emergency preparation.

Collaborate Mountain View
December 16, 2019 

A new way to engage with City sustainability projects.

Clean Cars for All Program is Here
December 2, 2019 

Learn more about new opportunities for Bay Area residents to receive money for turning in their old vehicles.

City takes next big step in sustainability
October 24, 2019 

Council adopted SAP-4 and proposed updates to Green Building Code. Click title to learn more.

SunShares Partnership
October 8, 2019 

Get information about Mountain View’s new partnership with SunShares and available discounts on solar and EV purchases for residents.

September 24 Council Meeting Actions
September 24, 2019 

On Sep. 24, 2019, Council set direction on Safe Parking, Emergency Shelters and Oversized Vehicle Restrictions. Click for more info.

Take the Immigrant Needs Survey
August 29, 2019 

The City of Mountain View Human Relations Commission (HRC) is conducting a survey to understand the needs and resources related to immigrant services. Click title to get more information.

Krishan Chopra Appointed as Mountain View City Attorney
July 24, 2019 

Click on the title of this news item to go to the News Release.

Register Your Short Term Rental Properties Now
July 24, 2019 

All short term rental properties in Mountain View need to be registered by September 1. Click the title of this news items to go to the Short Term Rentals page with more information.

Current City Homeless Initiatives
March 19, 2019 

Get information about Mountain View's initiatives for local homeless and people living in vehicles.

LGBTQ+ Needs and Assets Assessment
June 27, 2018 

Review and Commnent: LGBTQ+ Needs and Assets Assessment: Preliminary Findings and Recommendations

Memorial Day Ceremony at Eagle Park
May 23, 2018 

starting at 11:15 a.m. featuring a wreath laying ceremony. Click the title of this news item for more.

City Strengthens Support for Immigrant, Minority Families
October 26, 2017 

Councilmembers unanimously supported additional policy language to provide security for immigrant families in our community

Attend the FAA Community Workshop on San Carlos
September 20, 2017 

Airport Wednesday, September 27, 2017, from 6 p.m.- 9 p.m. Click news item for details.

We're Finalists (AGAIN) for the National Gold Medal
May 22, 2017 

Mountain View to compete for prestigious honor in the park and recreations industry for the second year in a row.

Multicultural Festival - June 10
May 15, 2017 

Celebrate diversity in Mountain View.

Rental Housing Committee Recruitment Begins
November 22, 2016 

Applications are now available for volunteers to serve on the Rental Housing Committee per voter-approved Measure V. Click the title of this news item to read more.

Public Input Wanted for New Park on Rengstorff Avenue
March 23, 2015  Give input on April 9 for design features at the new park going in at 771 N. Rengstorff Ave. – the proposed new home to Immigrant House.
Immigrant house at MOC

Apply to be on a Council Advisory Body
February 11, 2015  Volunteer as a Mountain View Council Advisor for Downtown Committee or Senior Advisory Committee. Applications are due on February 27 by 5:00 p.m.

Annual Education Enhancement Reserve Joint Powers Authority Board Meeting is November 13
November 10, 2014  The annual meeting of the Education Enhancement Reserve Joint Powers Authority Board will be Thursday, November 13, at 3:00 p.m. in the Plaza Conference Room at City Hall, 500 Castro St.

Council to Consider Community Shuttle Pilot Program on October 21
October 13, 2014  The Mountain View Community Shuttle pilot program will be considered by Council on Tuesday, October 21.

Traffic Advisory: NASA Ames Research Center Open House
October 10, 2014  Parking is extremely limited and traffic impacts are expected on October 18 for the NASA Ames 75th Anniversary Event. Click this news item to learn more.

Civility Roundtable
October 8, 2014  "Can Housing in Mountain View be Affordable?" Thursday, November 6 at the Mountain View Senior Center.

The Fall 2014 Edition of The View is out
September 1, 2014  This edition of The View residential newsletter highlights the City's focus on alternative and people-powered transportation.

Mountain View Residents Sought for Feral Cats and Wildlife Stakeholder Working Group
August 29, 2014  The City of Mountain View is now accepting applications to be a part of a voluntary, ad hoc, stakeholder working group on the issue of feral cats and wildlife. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, September 15 and applicants must be residents of Mountain View.
BayTrail Sign at Shoreline

New Public Feedback Tool Debuts with City Minimum Wage Question
August 20, 2014  The City of Mountain View has officially launched Mountain View Open City Hall, a new online tool for City officials to receive public feedback about important City issues.
Open City Hall screen shot

Happy National Public Works Week
May 19, 2014  Special thanks to all of our Public Works folks, who make Mountain View a better place every day. Happy National Public Works Week May 18-24.
APWA 2014 poster

Public Input Wanted May 19 for Shoreline Transit Options
May 7, 2014  Public input is sought and encouraged at the second Shoreline Boulevard Corridor Study workshop on Monday, May 19 when proposed improvements to transit, bicycle and pedestrian facilities along the Shoreline Boulevard Corridor will be presented from 6:30 – 8:45 p.m. at the historic Adobe Building (157 Moffett Blvd.).
Resident voting during first workshop

Annual Budget Narrative Presentation is April 29
April 28, 2014  The City Manager's Narrative Budget Presentation for FY 2014-15 will be presented Tuesday, April 29 at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers.

Beta Test Mountain View's New City Website
April 2, 2014  The City of Mountain View invites the community to test-drive its new City website and give feedback at .

VTA Open House Event
March 31, 2014  The Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) is hosting two Open House events in Mountain View on April 9 to provide updates on current transportation projects in north Santa Clara County.
VTA Logo

Old Google Wi-Fi Says Farewell on May 3
March 17, 2014  The free, citywide outdoor Google Wi-Fi system is scheduled to be shut down at any time after May 3. To get City Hall updates on the new Wi-Fi network, Google Fiber and other City projects, visit our website and follow us on and

MV City Hall Gets Social - Follow and Like MV Today
February 22, 2013 
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City Launches Pay-by-Phone and On-line Utility Bill Services
January 8, 2013 

The City of Mountain View is pleased to offer Pay-by-Phone and Online Payment services to our utility customers. It’s free and available 24/7. Visa, MasterCard, Discover and Electronic Check are accepted.

City of Mountain View Receives AAA Credit Rating -
October 12, 2012  Standard and Poor's (S & P) reaffirmed the City’s AAA issuer credit rating with a stable outlook.