The City Council is the legislative body elected to represents its citizens. They receive input, develop and adopt policy, and resolve public issues. They formulate City policy through motions, resolutions and ordinances which reflect the needs of the public; and maintain a working knowledge of intergovernmental issues and how they will affect Mill Valley.
The mission of the Mill Valley City Council is to serve faithfully the residents and businesses of Mill Valley and nurture the City’s overall quality of life. The Council does this by setting policy for the City and direction for Mill Valley’s City Manager and its Boards and Commissions, at all times guided by values core to Mill Valley’s heritage.
The City Council meets on the 1st & 3rd Mondays each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Mill Valley City Hall, 26 Corte Madera Avenue. Please check the City Calendar to verify meeting dates and times, as holidays and other events sometimes change the regular schedule.
Every year, the City Council conducts a strategic planning session in which it establishes its Priority Projects to support the Mission Statements, address Council Core Values, and implement Key Issues for the upcoming Fiscal Year. These projects are subsequently included the budget discussions for the two-year General Fund budget and are reflected in the funding decisions for the current fiscal year. Please click here to see the current Priority Projects.
Public Communications: Please visit the Public Communications page regarding correspondence received after the production of the City Council Agenda packet.
eComment: Internet users who are watching the City Council meeting LIVE may submit comments and questions in real-time to the City Council for the public comment sections of the meeting. This feature is only available for LIVE City Council meetings. Send an eComment.
Webcasting: The City of Mill Valley is pleased to offer webcasting services for City Council and Planning Commission meetings. Please visit the Webcasting and Streaming Video Archive page to view the video, agenda, and meeting documents such as staff reports, consent calendar items, and attachments.
City Council Members are elected officers identified in Government Code Section 87200 and file statements of economic interests with the City Clerk's office. Copies of the statements of economic interests filed by the above elected officers may be obtained by visiting the offices of the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) or the City Clerk. The physical address of the FPPC is 428 J Street, Suite 620, Sacramento, CA 95240. The physical address of the City Clerk's office is 26 Corte Madera Ave., Mill Valley, CA 94941. The statements of economic interest for some state and local government agency elected officers may be available in electronic format on the FPPC's website at http://www.fppc.ca.gov/.
Councilmembers are paid $350 per month and do not receive benefits.