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The City Clerk's Office is committed in providing the constituents of East Palo Alto with accurate and transparent official City records and resources to help understand the functions of local government in a timely manner; is dedicated in supporting and working with the City Council and City Departments in providing outstanding support for the residents and businesses of East Palo Alto; is a partner with the State of California and the Federal Government to ensure that laws and regulations are observed; and is faithful in ensuring that local elections are fair and transparent for all candidates and voters.

The City Clerk's Office manages the City Council Meetings, Agendas, Minutes, and Broadcasting of City Council Special and Regular Meetings.

The City Council meets every 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month at 7:30 p.m. There is a special time, called "Community Forum," when members of the public are allowed to speak to the Council on matters that are not part of the Agenda for two (2) minutes.  Additionally, there is time throughout the Council meeting, when the public can comment on those items mentioned on the agenda.  For any of those times, members of the public must fill out a Speaker Slip that's available at the meeting and provide it to the Deputy City Clerk.
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The residents of East Palo Alto are invited and encouraged to partake in improving the quality of life for his or herself and for future generations in East Palo Alto. 

There is one (1) regular seat available in the Measure C Oversight Committee.  
There are two (2) regular seats and (2) alternate seats available in the Senior Advisory Committee.

City / Council Association of Governments - Vacancy on Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee:
There is 1 public member vacancy on the City/Council Association of Governments Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC). The deadline to apply is Friday, October 27, 2017.  If you are interested, contact Sara Muse at 650 599-1460 or email at   For more information check out their website:


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The San Mateo County Elections Office will have a Municipal, School and Special District Election on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.  

The Ballot box is located at City Hall: 2415 University Avenue, 2nd Floor.  You can drop your ballot Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Additional Election Resources:
Secretary of State's Office
Fair Political Practices

Municipal Election Information
San Mateo County Elections Division


EPA Municipal Code     Public Records Requests     Claim Form    

If you have any questions on any of the aforementioned, please contact Maria Buell, Deputy Clerk, by phone at (650) 853-3127 or by email

2415 University Ave.
East Palo Alto, CA 94303

Ph: 650-853-3100
Fx: 650-853-3115

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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