The City Council encourages expression of opinions by its citizens on any matter of community interest that is within the Council's scope of authority. Oral presentations during Public Hearings and the Public Comments portion of the agenda, written communications, and oral requests are all appropriate methods for expressing these views.
Regular meetings of the Monterey City Council are held the first and third Tuesdays of the month in the Council Chamber at Few Memorial Hall of Records on the corner of Pacific and Madison streets, Monterey, CA.
Meetings are scheduled in two sessions, with a 1 1/2 hour recess between sessions. The first session is scheduled from 4 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. The City Council then reconvenes at 7 p.m., with scheduled adjournment at 11 p.m.
Meetings are usually Tweeted in real time. Follow along @CityofMonterey
Copies of Council Meeting packets may be viewed by the public online at I-SEARCH Monterey or in the City Clerk's Office or the Monterey Public Library.
Interviews or background footage taken as an adjunct to the public meeting:
City staff at the meeting site will be in charge of enforcing the above guidelines. This policy will be reviewed periodically for appropriateness and applicability, and may be modified within the sole discretion of the City.
The City of Monterey is committed to including the disabled in all of its services, programs and activities. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in a meeting, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (831) 646-3935. Notification 30 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting [28 CFR 35.102-35.104 ADA Title II]. Later requests will be accommodated to the extent feasible.