Staff contact: Joanne Robbins, City Clerk, (925) 299-3210


On November 9th, Brandt Andersson resigned from his position as Lafayette City Councilmember.  The City Council will appoint a qualified applicant to fill Councilmember Andersson's seat until the next regularly scheduled election in November 2018.  To apply for this position, please fill out and submit the COUNCIL VACANCY APPLICATION and return it by 5PM on Friday, December 9th.  Applicants must be available for interviews between December 13th and 20th.  If you have questions, please contact the City Clerk via email or phone as listed above.

City Council meetings are held on the second and fourth Monday of each month at the Lafayette Library and Learning Center, Community Hall, 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd. The regular meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. Please see City Calendar for details.

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 name title  Term Expires 
Mark Mitchell Mayor Nov 2016 
Mike Anderson Vice Mayor  Nov 2016 


Council Member Nov 2018
Traci Reilly  Council Member Nov 2016 
Don Tatzin  Council Member  Nov 2018

You may e-mail individual City Council members by clicking on their names above.  You may also email the entire council at Copies of all e-mails addressed to the entire council are forwarded to the City Clerk.

Written communications from the public to be included in the agenda packet shall be submitted to the City Clerk no later than 5:00 pm on the Monday preceding the regular meeting.

Written communications from the public regarding an agenda item submitted to the City Clerk no later than noon on the day of the public meeting will be distributed at the meeting to the members of the City Council, the City Manager, and the City Attorney. At least three copies shall be available for public inspection.

Important Privacy Notice

Generally, written communications to City Council members and City staff about the business of the City are public records and may be fully disclosed to anyone on request.  This law applies regardless of the format of the message.

A letter or email sent to an individual Council member will be copied and sent to all other Council members for their information unless you clearly indicate that your message is intended to be confidential.  Communications to other City personnel will be copied for the City Council's information when appropriate.

A City Council member is not required by law to provide private contact information.  In addition, in certain circumstances, correspondence intended to be confidential may nevertheless be subject to disclosure under the Public Records Act.