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BREAKING NEWS: 
At its December 5, 2017 City Council Regular meeting, Vice Mayor Ruben Abrica was appointed as Mayor and Council member Lisa Gauthier was appointed as Vice Mayor!  


MEET EAST PALO ALTO'S CURRENT CITY COUNCILMEMBERS:
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           Ruben Abrica
Lisa Gauthier
  Larry Moody
Carlos Romero
Donna Rutherford

           
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Position
Mayor Vice-Mayor  Council Member Council Member
Council Member
Date Elected / *Appointed
November 2, 2004 November 6, 2012
 November 6, 2012 *May 5, 2015
*December 3, 2013
Date Re-Elected
November 4, 2014
November 8, 2016
 November 8, 2016 November 8, 2016 November 4, 2014            
Term Expires
November 2018
November 2020
 November 2020 November 2020
November 2018



COUNCIL RESPONSIBILITIES & PRIORITIES
The City Council are the legislative body of the City of East Palo Alto. The City Council represent the interest and aspirations of the entire community and is responsible for providing policy direction and developing the City’s priorities. The City Council selects and appoints the City Manager and the City Attorney. The City Manager serves as the Chief Executive Office, responsible for day-to-day operations of the City to implement the City Council policies and priorities.  The City Attorney advises and represents the City and the City Council in all legal issues.    


PRIORITIES
2018 Strategic Priorities
2017
Strategic Priorities
2015-2016 
Strategic Priorities and Legislative Priorities


MEETINGS

                      (Please check agenda for the time.)
  • Where: East Palo Alto Government Center
                 Council Chamber (1st Floor)
                 2415 University Avenue 
                 East Palo, CA 94303
  • Channel 29 (local television) at the time listed above

East Palo Alto City Council Chamber is ADA compliant. Requests for disability related modifications or accommodations, aids or services may be made by a person with a disability to the City Clerk's office no less than 72 hours prior to the meeting as required by Section 202 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the federal rules and regulations adopted in implementation thereof.

      
GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS
The General Municipal Election is held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November, in even numbered years.  Council terms are for four years. The terms of Mayor and Vice Mayor are for one year and expire at the first meeting in December. 

      
CONTACT INFORMATION
The Honorable Mayor & Council Members
City of East Palo Alto
2415 University Avenue
East Palo Alto, CA 94303
(650) 853-3100