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1500 Warburton Avenue, Santa Clara, CA 95050
Tel: (408) 615-2250 Fax: (408) 241-6771
Email: MayorAndCouncil@santaclaraca.gov

Santa Clara City Council

  • The City of Santa Clara was incorporated in 1852, adopted the City Charter in 1951 and operates as a Council/Manager form of government.
  • The City Council, as the legislative body, represents the citizens of Santa Clara and is empowered by the City's Charter to formulate City-wide policy.
  • All powers of the City are vested in the Council except those prohibited by the Constitution of the State of California and the provisions of the City Charter.
  • Elected from the City at-large, the Mayor serves a four-year term.
  • City Councilmembers are elected at-large for numbered seats and serve staggered four-year terms.
  • The City Charter limits the Mayor and all Councilmembers to serving two consecutive terms.

Council Meeting Information

Council Meeting Agendas

  • Citizens are encouraged to review upcoming agenda information and attend City Council meetings.
  • Complete agenda packets with back-up reports for City Council meetings are available online, at City libraries or the City Clerk's Office beginning the Friday before the Tuesday meeting.
  • A summary of Council actions is available on the Thursday following the Council meeting at the City Clerk's Office and online.

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