Date of Incorporation: May 11, 1867; charter adopted 1929, last amended November 1987

Services Provided: Planning and building, police, fire, human services assistance, library, parks and recreation, water, sewer, storm drainage, street maintenance, deep-water port

Area: 33.7 square miles

Population: 85,319 (CA Department of Finance 2019)

Sphere of Influence: Boundaries of 1984 plus the unincorporated communities of North Fair Oaks, Emerald Lake Hills, Kensington Square, Oak Knoll, Sequoia Tract, and Trailer Villa

City Council

The City of Redwood City is governed by a seven-member city council elected to four-year terms.

District Council Member Term Ending
1 Jeff Gee 2024
2 Chris Sturken 2026
3 Lissette Espinoza-Garnica 2024
4 Elmer Martinez Saballos 2024
5 Kaia Iken 2026
6 Diane Howard 2026
7 Alicia C. Aguirre 2024

The city council meets regularly second and fourth Mondays of every month. Additional special sessions may be called as both “standing” and “ad hoc” committee meetings.

All meetings are held at the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 1017 Middlefield Road, Redwood City, CA 94063

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.

Redwood City
Contact Information
City of Redwood City
City Hall
1017 Middlefield Road
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 391 Redwood City, CA 94064-0391
Redwood City, CA 94063Get Directions
Monday - Friday:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday:
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General Inquiries: (650) 780-7000 Phone: (650) 780-7301 Fax: (650) 780-7225 Email: Email: