Murrieta City Council
The City Council consists of five members elected at large and they constitute the legislative body of the City. The City Council is responsible for formulating the policies for the City and approving the major actions through which the municipal functions are conducted.
The City Council Members are elected officers identified in Government Code Section 87200 and file statements of economic interests with the City Clerk's office. Copies of the statements of economic interests filed by the above elected officers may be obtained by visiting the City Clerk's office at 1 Town Square, Murrieta, California, 92562 or at the offices of the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) located at 428 J Street, Suite 620, Sacramento, California 95814. The statements of economic interests for some state and local government agency elected officers may be available in electronic format on the FPPC's website at http://www.fppc.ca.gov/ .
2013/2014 City Council Goals
- Provide a High Level of Innovative Public Safety
- Aggressively Pursue Economic Development
- Assure Fiscal Responsibility
- Plan, Program and Create Infrastructure Development
- Coordinate and Deliver Responsive, Effective Community Services
- Foster and Promote a Connected and Caring Community
The City Council meets on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6:00 PM, and is located at City Hall Council Chambers.
Workshops and Closed Sessions normally precede 6:00 PM Regular Meeting.
At 6:00 PM Regular Meetings, Presentations and Comments include proclamations, departmental reports, governing body announcements, report from High School representative, and public comments.
Post Regular Meeting Items
At 7:00 PM Items for consideration may include:
- Consent Calendar: Consent Calendar contains items of a routine nature that are not normally discussed, unless the public or a member of the legislative body asks to have the item removed from the consent calendar for discussion.
- Public Hearings: Public Hearings are items that have been advertised or noticed in the newspaper and where public comments are received.
- Discussion Items: Discussion items may be financial items over $500,000, ordinance introductions, or more complex items that merit open discussion by members of the legislative body or the public.
- To establish policy regarding the operations of the City.
- To enact ordinances and resolutions necessary for governing the affairs of the City.
- To authorize contracts on behalf of the City.
- To adopt the annual budget and Capital Improvements Plan.
- To adopt such measures as may be necessary for the protection of the community's health, safety, welfare and property.
- To represent the City at all levels of government on matters pertaining to the City's operations.