Council and Committee Meetings

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Council Meeting Schedule

Council and Committee CalendarCouncil meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, at 10:00 a.m. in the John Ferraro Council Chamber, Room 340, City Hall, 200 N. Spring St. (entrance on Main St.), Los Angeles, 90012.  On the first Friday of every other month, the Council meeting is held at 10:00 a.m., at the Van Nuys City Hall, 14410 Sylvan St., Van Nuys, 91401.  Occasionally the City Council is in recess or meets at a different time.  Refer to the City calendar to confirm the meeting time and that Council is in session.

November of each year, the Chief Legislative Analyst proposes a Council recess schedule for the following calendar year pursuant to Charter Section 242. Refer to the following document:

PDF iconCity Council Recess

PDF icon2017 Van Nuys Meeting Schedule

The City Clerk's Office only provides translation services for Council and Committee meetings. If an individual requires translation services for one of these meetings, please contact the Council and Public Services, Translation Services Section, at (213) 978-1080, at least 72 hours prior to the meeting you wish to attend. Please specify the language for which you require translation.

Committee Assignments and Meeting Times

Committee AssignmentsOn or about July 1 of every odd year, the City Council elects its President.  The President then assigns the members of the 15 standing and ad hoc committees, pursuant to Council Rule 59.  Regular Council Committee assignments as well as meeting dates and times can be found in the Council Committee Assignments document.

Refer to the City Calendar to confirm the meeting time and that Council is in session.

Council Meeting Agendas, Video, Audio, Journals and Captioning

Council Meeting VideoWatch Council meetings live and access video, audio, agendas, journals and captioning of past meetings.


Audio and Video FAQs

Council Committee Agendas, Audio and Captioning

Council Committee AudioListen to Council Committee meeting live and access agendas, audio and captioning of past meetings.


Audio and Video FAQs

Budget and Finance Committee

Budget and FinanceAccess on-demand Budget and Finance Committee Special Meetings related to the budget.



Live Council Votes

Live Council Votes City HallCouncil Votes at City Hall - Live


Council Votes at Van Nuys - Live

Live Council Votes Van Nuys




Referrals "Hot Sheet"

Council Referrals and Actions  Pursuant to Council Rule 16, the Presiding Officer shall cause all matters filed with, or presented to the Council to be referred to the appropriate Council Committee and cause a memorandum of such references to be furnished to each Councilmember.  The City Clerk, on behalf of the Council President, prepares this memorandum (aka Hot Sheet), which provides a daily list of all motions introduced in Council, reports submitted by departments and the Council Committee to which the matter was referred.  Referrals are based on the adopted PDF iconCouncil Committee Structure Resolution.

Subscribe to Meeting Agendas, Journals, Motions, Referrals 

Subscribe to Meeting AgendasThrough the Early Notification System, individuals can sign up to receive email notifications when agendas are released and posted, get the Hot Sheet (aka Referral Memorandum) of when and where items are referred, as well as, Council journals/minutes and PDF copies of the Council's Rule 16 motions the same day they are introduced.

Meeting Attendance

Council Member AttendanceA monthly spreadsheet providing the attendance record of Councilmembers for a particular month.  While not official record, it provides a summary of the meetings they attended any portion of. 


Council Rules

City Council RulesThe Council periodically amends its procedural rules to assist the Council in the orderly conduct of city business consistent with law.