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.

Council Member Term Ending
Betsy Nash 2022
Cecilia Taylor 2022
Drew Combs 2022
Jen Wolosin 2024
Ray Mueller 2024

The city council meets regularly every Tuesday.

All meetings are held at the Council Chambers, City Hall, 701 Laurel Street, Menlo Park, CA 94025.

Meeting time is 7:00 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.

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: