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User Guide

Welcome to the City of Santa Clara's Public Meeting Information Center. This site provides quick and easy online access to City Council and Authorities, Stadium Authority, Committees, Board and Commissions meeting agendas, minutes and video/audio recordings from March 2018 to present.

Santa Clara is a Charter City and has a seven-member City Council, currently elected at-large, by seat, to formulate policy for the city. Voters will consider a ballot measure on June 5, 2018 and if passed, the city will implement district elections utilizing ranked choice voting. For more information on that process, please visit the District Elections webpage at www.santaclaraca.gov/districtelections

City Council meetings are generally held twice a month on Tuesdays at 7:00 pm and Stadium Authority Meetings are held monthly at 7:00 pm in Council Chambers located in City Hall at 1500 Warburton Ave. Meetings are live-streamed via the City's Facebook and YouTube channels and on the City's website, as well as broadcast on the City's Local Government Access Channel.  Public participation and input is encouraged. To stay informed on meetings and agendas, please subscribe to the City's e-Notify category Council and Authorities Concurrent meeting on the e-Notify Sign Up page at www.santaclaraca.gov/enotify

In an attempt to provide a draft schedule upcoming policy issues, a Tentative Meeting Agenda Calendar (TMAC) is available for review. However, please note that the items listed on the TMAC change frequently and are not absolute dates for consideration. To view the current edition, please visit the TMAC webpage at www.santaclaraca.gov/TMAC. The TMAC will be published weekly no later than Friday 5 pm on this city webpage. Again, we encourage members of the public to subscribe to eNotify to receive alerts when the final agendas have been published to the website.

To access agendas and records for meetings that occurred before March 2018 go to the Archives tab. This will bring you to the City's previous agenda management system. Please note that the search within that antiquated system has limitations and will only search content that is between August 2008 and February 2018. For records prior to August 2008, please contact the City Clerk's Office at (408) 615-2212.

You can browse the Public Meeting Information Center via the tabs at the top of the screen:

SEARCH

Simple Search of Agenda Items:

Agenda items may be searched by the following criteria:

  1. Keyword
  2. Date
  3. Meeting Body
  4. Action
  5. File ID Number

Advanced Search of Agenda Items:

An advanced search of agenda items, including selecting multiple different parameters, is available in addition to the simple search. This search option is most useful when you are looking for an agenda item with specific search criteria, such as between date ranges or with operators. To learn more about search tips, select the Help option within the search menu.

For other questions about agendas or actions taken at meetings, please call the City Clerk's Office at (408) 615-2220 or email clerk@santaclaraca.gov.

MEETING CALENDAR

View meeting agendas, minutes and recordings for Council and Authorities, Stadium Authority and Boards/Commissions. The Meetings tab has two views: List View and Calendar View. List View displays the meetings in the specified date range in list form. Calendar View displays them in calendar form.

Video and Audio Recordings

The Council and Authorities, Stadium Authority and Planning Commission are all live-streamed on the City's website and City's Facebook and Youtube accounts. Closed Captioning transcripts are available for each video recorded meeting as Caption Notes on the Calendar tab.

Beginning in early summer 2018, Board/Commission meetings will be audio recorded and available online. Please note that at this time, Board/Commission meetings are not video recorded.

COUNCIL AND AUTHORITIES 

Browse City Council meeting information by selecting the Council and Authorities tab. Use the Body Name drop-down menu to select City Council.

Further information on the City of Santa Clara's City Council can be found on the City Council page on the City's website.

Stadium Authority
Browse Stadium Authority meeting information by selecting the Council and Authorities tab. Use the Body Name drop-down menu to select and Stadium Authority. 

Further information on the Santa Clara Stadium Authority can be found on the Stadium Authority page on the City's website at www.santaclaraca.gov/scsa

 

BOARD AND COMMISSIONS

Browse Board, Commission and Committee information by selecting the Board and Commission tab. Use the Body Name drop-down menu to select a legislative body to view meeting dates, details, agendas, minutes and audio recording information.

Further information on Committees, Boards and Commissions can be found on the City Council Committees and Boards and Commissions pages on the City Website.

For questions about legislation or the City of Santa Clara's Public Meetings Information, please call the City Clerk's Office at (408) 615-2220 or email clerk@santaclaraca.gov.