City Council of Half Moon Bay
The City Council of Half Moon Bay is the City’s governing body, and consists of five elected members. The Council sets priorities and policies, makes final decisions on all major City matters, adopts ordinances and resolutions, appoints the City Manager and City Attorney, and approves the annual budget.
The City of Half Moon Bay holds district-based elections for its five city council seats. Each Councilmember is elected to a 4 year term. There are no term limits in Half Moon Bay. The City Council selects one of its members to serve as Mayor and one to serve as Vice Mayor, on an annual basis.
The Half Moon Bay City Council typically meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month starting at 7 pm at the Ted Adcock Community Center, 535 Kelly Avenue.
Meetings and Agendas
The City Council typically meets on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, at 7 pm, at Ted Adcock Community Center, 535 Kelly Avenue. City Council meeting schedule, agendas, minutes, and videos are available online. Planning on attending a City Council Meeting? Please visit our "Commenting at a City Council Meeting" information page. You can also learn about City Council Procedures and Decorum.
The City Council develops Strategic Elements to help focus the City’s actions and work plans on its key priorities. The Strategic Elements are aimed at providing high quality public services and facilities in a fiscally sustainable, responsive, and friendly manner, which fosters a safe, healthy, and thriving community.
Deborah PenroseMayorPhone: (650) 726-8250 (leave message with Clerk's office)
Joaquin JimenezVice MayorPhone: (650) 726-8250 (leave message with Clerk's office)
Debbie RuddockCouncilmemberPhone: (650) 726-8250 (leave message with Clerk's office)
Robert BrownstoneCouncilmemberPhone: (650) 726-8250 (leave message with Clerk's office)
Harvey RarbackCouncilmemberPhone: (650) 726-8250 (leave message with Clerk's office)