The City of Redwood City frequently engages with the community during City Council meetings, where major topics facing Redwood City are discussed. The community is encouraged to attend upcoming City Council meetings to provide feedback and ideas on important citywide issues.
Ways to Join the Conversation
Give feedback on key issues via the following email addresses:
- Growth Management - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Peninsula Clean Energy - email@example.com
- Housing - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Docktown - email@example.com
- Veterans Memorial Senior Center/YMCA project - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Citywide Transportation Plan - RWCmoves@redwoodcity.org
SUBSCRIBE TO RECEIVE CITY COUNCIL AGENDAS AND UPDATES
To stay informed on upcoming City Council meetings and major topics being discussed, subscribe to receive agenda information via email here or check the tentative City Council agenda for details here. Sign up for the City of Redwood City's digital newsletter here.
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LEARN ABOUT THE CURRENT FISCAL STANDING OF THE CITY
To learn about the Fiscal Update the City Council heard on February 25, 2019, go here. A Community Budget Workshop will be held on April 10, 2019, 7 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Senior Center to give residents the opportunity to learn more about the budget process and provide input for the FY 2019-20 Budget. For more information about the Community Budget Workshop, go here.
Unless otherwise noted,* all discussions occur at the City of Redwood City Council Chambers at City Hall during regularly scheduled City Council meetings beginning at 7 p.m. The City Council meetings are open to the public and residents can attend in person to provide their feedback or watch on TV or watch online.
Items referenced below that are coming to the City Council are tentative and subject to change.
For a calendar of the proposed 2019 City Council Meetings, go here.
August 26, 2019, City Council Meeting
Presentation: Muslim Appreciation and Awareness Month
Public Hearing: For the public to provide input and feedback about the Floor Area Ratio Ordinance.
- Staff Report
- Attachment A: Zoning Ordinance
- Attachment B: Urgency Zoning Ordinance
- Attachment C: Data on Recent Architectural Permits and Existing Home and Lot
- Attachment D: Public Comment
- Attachment E: Staff Recommended Planning Commission Resolution
Second Reading: Green Infrastructure Charter Amendment Ordinance
Past City Council Meetings and Topics
July 22, 2019, City Council Meeting
Public Hearing: Changes to the Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) requirements in the Zoning Ordinance
- Staff Report
- Attachment A: Ordinance
- Attachment B: Urgency Ordinance
- Attachment C: Letter from State DHCD
- Attachment D: Written Public Comment
June 24, 2019, City Council Meeting
Public Hearing: For the public to provide input and feedback on the adoption of the City of Redwood City Fiscal Year 2019-20 Budget, Five-Year Capital Improvement Program and the successor agency to the Redwood City Redevelopment Agency Fiscal Year 2019-20 Budget.
- Staff Report
- Resolution Adopting Recommended Operating Budget
- Resolution Adopting the Five-Year CIP
- Resolution Adopting the Successor Agency Budget
City Council adopted a Boards, Commissions and Committees Attendance Policy that outlines requirements for its members.
June 10, 2019, City Council Meeting
Public Hearing: Public hearing for proposed sewer rate increases and introduction of an ordinance to amend the Municipal Code.
Study Session: Fiscal Year 2019-20 budget study session to receive and provide direction from the City Council regarding the Recommended Budget and next steps. To learn more about the Recommended Budget, go here.
May 6, 2019, City Council Meeting
By-District Elections: Public Hearing #6 for the public to provide input concerning revised maps for City Council election district boundaries and the sequencing of elections, and introduce an ordinance implementing district-based elections for City Council members. Visit the City's District Elections web page and view the submitted maps and comments here.
Economic Development Work Plan: Proposed Economic Development Work Plan for Fiscal Years 2019-20 and 2020-21.
Study Session: Fiscal Year 2019-20 and Five Year Capital Improvement Program (CIP)
April 22, 2019, City Council Meeting
City Council amended the Redwood City Code to adopt a Social Host Ordinance for the illegal use of fireworks. To learn more about the new ordinance, go here.
City Council received a progress report on the development of a Green Infrastructure Plan intended to reduce pollution in stormwater flowing to the San Francisco Bay. To learn more about the City's Green Infrastructure initiative, go here.
April 8, 2019, City Council Meeting
By-District Elections: Public Hearing #6 for the public to provide input concerning revised maps for City Council election district boundaries and the sequencing of elections. Visit the City's District Elections web page and view the submitted maps and comments here.
March 18, 2019, State of the City Address 7 p.m., City Council Chambers
This free event is televised and preceded by a reception with refreshments beginning at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall in the Council Chambers.
February 25, 2019, City Council Meeting
By-District Elections: Public Hearing #4 for the public to provide input regarding the composition of the district maps previously submitted. To learn more about how you can participate in this process, visit the blog. To visit the City's District Elections web page and view the submitted maps and comments, go here.
Budget Update: FY 2018-2019 Mid-Year Budget update and proposed process for development of the FY 2019-2020 Budget
- Staff Report
- Preliminary Ten-Year General Fund Forecast
- Financial Sustainability Plan Update
- Mid-Year Update on all FY 2018-19 Strategic Initiatives and Goals
- Mid-Year Update on Major Strategic Initiatives and Goals
- Fiscal Update
Update on the El Camino Real Bike & Ped Safety Improvement Study. The City Council heard a presentation about the conceptual designs and final report. The Bike & Pedestrian Safety Improvement Study was a yearlong study funded by a Caltrans grant. The City Council did not make final decisions on changes to be made; additional community feedback was sought for future phases, the study helps the City seek grant funding and identify next steps for making the vision become a reality.
February 11, 2019, City Council Meeting
By-District Elections: Public Hearing #3 for the public to provide input regarding the composition of the district maps previously submitted. To learn more about how you can participate in this process, visit the blog. To visit the City's District Elections web page and view the submitted maps, go here.
Public Hearing: Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Harbor View Project (Jay Paul Company). Find updated information on the project website here.
Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) Hearing regarding issuance of Tax Exempts Bonds by the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA) for the Hallmark House Apartments and resolution approving the issuance of bonds.
January 28, 2019, City Council Meeting
Boards, Commissions and Committees Appointed Members Swearing-In
Public Hearing: 2019 Solid Waste Rates for Regular and Unscheduled Services Provided by Recology San Mateo County. To learn more about the Solid Waste Rates, go here.
- Staff Report
- Resolution Establishing 2019 Solid Waste Collection Rates
- Public Notice on Proposed Solid Waste Rate Increases
2018 Major City Council Topic Archives
To view an archive of the major topics at City Council meetings in 2018, go here.
For all past City Council meetings, agendas, and minutes, go here.