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Santa Rosa's City Council includes seven members elected from the City-at-large. The Mayor is Chris Coursey, the Vice Mayor is Jack Tibbetts, and the Council Members include Julie Combs, Ernesto Olivares, Chris Rogers, John Sawyer, and Tom Schwedhelm. 

Meet the City Council           

The City Council is supported by staff headed by Sean McGlynn, City Manager, Gloria Hurtado, Deputy City Manager, Teresa Stricker, Interim City Attorney, and Daisy Gomez, City Clerk. The City employs over 1,000 people organized into thirteen Departments.

Regular meetings of the City Council are usually held each Tuesday (there is no City Council meeting on a Tuesday that follows a legal holiday) at City Hall, 100 Santa Rosa Avenue. The open session of the regular meeting is held in the Council Chamber at City Hall and generally begins at 4:00 p.m. Public study sessions are held in the Council Chamber prior to the 4:00 p.m. open session. Closed sessions are held in Room 10, City Hall prior to the open session. Members of the public may comment on any closed session item prior to the closed session. The public is invited to attend and participate in all open sessions of City Council meetings. Current agenda information is available by calling the City Manager's Office at (707) 543-3010 -- TDD is (707) 543-3031. Copies of the agendas, staff reports and supporting materials are also available online.

2016 Council Meetings Calendar - may be subject to change.
2017 Council Meetings Calendar - may be subject to change.

The open sessions of regular Council meetings are televised live on Comcast Channel 28 and AT&T Channel 99. Meetings are rebroadcast on Wednesdays beginning at 6:30 p.m., and on Saturdays beginning at 11:00 a.m.

Community Promotions Funding  

City Council Manual of Procedures and Protocols

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Please note: All emails and written communication received by the City of Santa Rosa or City Council Members are public records and are subject to disclosure to the public upon request.


Awards We Have Won

See the list of awards won by the City of Santa Rosa, since 2000.

 Official City Council Records

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Current and archived City Council documents (resolutions, ordinances, council meeting videos, etc)


 City Council Meetings

 Council Subcommittees