DEI Public Meetings and Related Resources

June 15, 2020 - Special City Council Meeting - Community Discussion Regarding Black Lives Matter and Development of a City Action Plan to Address Racial Injustice and Inequities in Mill Valley.

Staff Report (PDF)


July 6, 2020 - A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Mill Valley Stating Black Lives MatterResolution (PDF)
August 3, 2020 - City Council receives a presentation and report on the Mill Valley Police Department's use of force training and policy.Staff Report (PDF)
September 1, 2 and 3, 2020 - City hosts 3 Small Group Listening Sessions to hear from community members on their experiences of racism and/or concerns about racism in our community.Small Group Listening Sessions Description (PDF)
September 8, 2020 - City Council holds a public meeting and receives an introduction of Dr. Patricia Patton, the City of Mill Valley DEI facilitator.Staff Report (PDF)
September 28, 2020 - DEI Task Force Appointed
November 5, 2020 - DEI Task Force Public Engagement MeetingVideo Recording
December 7, 2020 - Council receives the DEI Task Force Report and Recommendations and directs staff to return with a DEI Work PlanReport and Recommendations (PDF)
February 18, 2021 - City Council reviews the DEI Work PlanStaff Report and Work Plan (PDF)
March 15, 2021 - Council receives a presentation of the Parks and Recreation Commission's Annual Report, which includes an update on DEI InitiativesVideo (Jump to 1:1:55 to see this part of the presentation).
March 17, 2021 - City announces a Tracking Tool to establish regular updates to Council and to monitor progress of DEI Work PlanTracking Tool
April 5, 2021 - City Council receives a presentation of the Planning and Building Department Work Program, which includes DEI initiatives.Staff Report (PDF)
April 19, 2021 - Council receives report on Work Plan items under the purview of the Police DepartmentStaff Report (PDF)
May 17, 2021 - Council receives report on Work Plan items under the purview of the City Manager, Human Resources, Arts, Recreation and LibraryStaff Report (PDF)
June 7, 2021 - Council receives an update on the implementation of the Library's 20/21 One-year Work Plan and discuss the 21/22 One year Work Plan, which includes Library DEI initiativesStaff Report (PDF)
July 8, 2021 - Council receives report on Work Plan items under the purview of the Planning Department (Affordable Housing)Staff Report (PDF)
September 1, 2021 - Receive report and discuss proposed Housing Element Work Plan, including schedule and public outreach for the upcoming housing element updateStaff Report (PDF)
September 20, 2021 - Consideration of Next Steps to Build Affordable Rental Housing on the Northern Portion of 1 Hamilton Drive Staff Report (PDF)
October 18, 2021 - Council will receive:
  • A presentation on Fair Housing from Liz Darby, Social Equity Programs and Policy Coordinator for the Marin County Community Development Agency.
  • A presentation on the status of the Housing Element Update. The presentation will include a review of the first Housing Element Workshop, a summary of the online survey results and anticipated next steps.
  • An update on items under the purview of the Police Department
  • A DEI update from the Fire Department
Meeting Agenda


Updates to the City Council - Archive July 2020 -