Date of Incorporation: November 23, 1927

Services Provided: Building, engineering, housing rehabilitation, parks, library, planning, police, maintenance, recreation, senior services, water, daycare, redevelopment, traffic/transportation

Area: 10 square miles

Population: 35,790 (CA Department of Finance 2019)

Sphere of Influence: Boundaries of 1984 plus the unincorporated communities of West Menlo Park, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) east of Interstate 280, Weekend Acres, and Menlo Oaks

City Council

The City of Menlo Park is governed by a five-member city council elected to four-year terms.

District Council Member Term Ending
1 Cecilia Taylor 2026
2 Drew Combs 2026
3 Jen Wolosin 2024
4 Betsy Nash 2026
5 Maria Doerr 2024

The city council meets regularly every 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month.

All meetings are held at the Council Chambers, City Hall, 751 Laurel Street, Menlo Park, CA 94025.

Meeting time is 6:00 pm unless otherwise noted in the agenda. Future agendas are posted at least 72 hours prior to regular meetings and 24 hours prior to special meetings. Meeting dates and times are subject to change. 

Menlo Park
Contact Information
City of Menlo Park
City Hall
701 Laurel Street
Menlo Park, CA 94025Get Directions
Monday - Thursday:
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
(Closed every other Friday)
Saturday - Sunday:
Contact Information
General Inquiries: (650) 330-6600 Phone: (650) 330-6610 Email: