Town Council

Meetings


  • 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month
  • 6:30 p.m.  
  • Council Chambers 
    300 Tamalpais Drive 
    Corte Madera, CA 94925
  • Join the meeting by clicking on this link: https://tinyurl.com/y7aw8ubu / Zoom Webinar ID: 914-5144-0692. (This link will remain the same for all videoconferenced regular Town Council meetings). No pre-registration is needed, just click on the link at the meeting start time. Attendees will be able to select the "raise hand" option, and can be called on and unmuted in order to provide public comment during the meeting.

  • Call-in option:  You may call in using: 1 (408) 638-0968  (Zoom webinar ID: 914-5144-0692), Or iPhone one-tap:  +14086380968,,91451440692#  (You can look up additional U.S.or international dial in options here.)  If you call in to the meeting, you will need to dial *9  in order to add yourself to the speaker queue during the meeting.  Dial *67 before calling into the meeting if you do not wish your phone number to be shown on the screen when giving public comment.

Agendas & Minutes

Working Draft of Upcoming Town Council Agendas
Most Recent Agenda | View All Agendas & Minutes
Summary of Annual Strategic Planning Workshop (April 2020) and January 2021 Update to Council
Archive of Correspondence Received After Publication of Town Council Agenda

Agenda Packets 2007-present


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Minutes 2005-present


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Town Council Meeting Videos


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Responsibilities


The Town Council acts as the governing body of the town, with all the regulatory and corporate powers of a municipal corporation provided under California state law. In general, it directs the operation of the town government by establishing town policies and programs.

Members


Town Council Members are elected by the electorate of the town for a 4-year term. The members are elected on a staggered-term basis. Elections will be held in March of even-numbered years beginning in March, 2020 in Presidential Primary years, and June of even-numbered years in non-Presidential Primary years. The Mayor and Vice Mayor are chosen by the Council for a 1-year term, with the reorganization occurring annually in July. To view the ordinance with details on this change, click here

Councilmembers:
To email the full Town Council, click here.

Correspondence to the entire council may be sent to:
Town Council
c/o Town Clerk
300 Tamalpais Drive
Corte Madera, CA 94925
415-927-5050
rvaughn@tcmmail.org

​Parliamentary Procedure:

The Town Council follows Rosenberg's Rules of Order for Parliamentary Procedure.

Councilmember Compensation:


Councilmembers receive compensation in the amount of $300 per month, with the Mayor receiving $350 per month.   To learn more about Corte Madera's Town Council members, please click their names above. See relevant Municipal Code Section here

In addition to the stipends found in the Municipal Code, the Mayor and Members of the Town Council have the option to enroll in the Town's medical coverage in the same manner as a full time employee. Should a councilmember wish to enroll, it is at their own expense, with a nominal administrative fee covered by the Town.  Mayor and Members of the Town Council are reimbursed for qualifying out-of-pocket expenses pursuant to all adopted policies governing reimbursement of employees.