Council, Commissions, Committees & Boards

  • About our City Council 
    The City Council meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays every month, at the City Council Chambers in City Hall.

  • About our Planning Commission 
    The Planning Commission reviews and takes action on planning applications and makes recommendations to the City Council on land use issues.

  • About our Tree Board
    The Tree Board meets on the first Wednesday of every other month at 6:00 p.m. at the City Council Chambers in City Hall One Twin Pines Lane, Belmont, CA

  • About our Parking & Traffic Safety Committee 
    This committee is comprised of senior members of the Department of Public Works, Police Department, and Fire Department.  Residents are invited to attend the PTSC meeting to discuss their requests ranging from installation of traffic signs, red zones, traffic improvements, parking and speeding issues.  The committee reviews conformance and guidelines, performs field investigation, checks accident data, and forwards recommendations to City Council.

  • About our Infrastructure Repair Ad-Hoc Committee 
    The Infrastructure Repair Ad-Hoc assists the City Council in identifying alternatives for funding the capital investment needed of the City’s infrastructure, selects and oversees the work of a public opinion pollster regarding a potential revenue measure, makes recommendations to Council based on the pollster’s survey results and provides guidance on post-survey electoral activities with respect to funding alternatives, if needed.

  • About our Audit Committee
    The City of Belmont's Audit Committee consists of three elected members, two of which are City Council members, and one of which is the City Treasurer. The Audit Committee provides independent review and oversight of the City's financial reporting processes, internal controls and independent auditors. The Committee also participates in the budget review process and, at the request of the City Council and Finance Director, evaluates special projects for financial consequences, assesses alternatives and makes appropriate recommendations. The Committee meets regularly, once per quarter. 

  • About our Successor Agency Oversight Board 
    The Belmont Oversight Board is responsible for overseeing the operation of the Belmont Successor Agency to the former Redevelopment Agency as it administers the former Redevelopment Agency’s closing operations and obligations.  The Oversight Board is comprised of representatives of multiple government agencies with tax related interests in the assets of the former Redevelopment Agency. 


Applications must be submitted to be considered for one of the Commissions. The City Council generally interviews for commission appointments in the spring. Youth applicants for the Parks and Recreation Commission must have a consent form signed by their Parent/Guardian at the time they submit their application. Applications may be obtained at the Belmont City Clerk's Office, One Twin Pines Lane, Suite 375, Belmont, CA 94002, or by calling (650)595-7413. Incumbent Commissioners are eligible to reapply for additional terms.

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