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 Santa Cruz City Council

Councilmember Martine Watkins, Councilmember Cynthia Mathews, Councilmember Sandy Brown, 
Mayor Justin Cummings, Vice Mayor Donna Meyers, Councilmember Katherine Beiers, and Councilmember Renee Golder

809 Center Street, Room 10
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Email submitted to is public record. All City Council email that is general correspondence will be forwarded to individual Councilmembers, City departments as appropriate, and placed in the Central Branch Library Reference Desk for 3 months for public review. All City Council email that pertains to an agenda item will be placed with that agenda item and distributed with the agenda packet, which includes public review at the Central Branch Library. 

Council Meetings: Current Agenda and Archives
Current agenda and archives. The current agenda packet and the action agenda are also available for reference at the Central Branch Library.

Information about individual Councilmembers and contact information. 

Historical Listing of the Mayors and City Councils of Santa Cruz
Information about terms of office of Mayors and City Councils (1907-2017). 

Advisory Bodies
The City Council appoints citizens to serve on boards, commissions, committees, and task forces to assist and advise in formulating policy. These advisory bodies provide recommendations to assist the Council in making decisions.

Duties and Responsibilities
Information about Councilmember responsibilities, election and term of office. 

Meeting Guidelines and Councilmembers' Handbook