Town Council

Meetings


  • 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month
  • 6:30 p.m.  
  • Meetings are currently held in person, with an option for remote participation via Zoom Videoconference/Teleconference.  Public comment may be provided at any Council, Board, Commission, or Committee meeting in person, remotely via the Zoom Raise Hand icon, or via email to publiccomment@tcmmail.org.  The Zoom meeting ID, meeting link and the call-in information detailed on our webpage will provide you with access to all Town Council, Board, Commission and Committee meetings. Click here to Access Public Town Meetings.

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 November of even-numbered years beginning in November, 2022. The Mayor and Vice Mayor are chosen by the Council for a 1-year term, with the reorganization occurring annually in December. 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
P.O. Box 159
Corte Madera, CA 94976
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.