The Governance and Ethics Committee was established by Council action on February 5, 2019, to consolidate the Governance Committee, Ethics Committee, and the Facilities Naming and Honorary Recognition Ad Hoc Committee. The Committee focuses on the refinement or establishment of policies and procedures regarding City Council operations and general good government practices, as well as the further implementation of the City’s Code of Ethics & Values program. This committee is also responsible for reviewing requests for facility naming and honorary recognitions.
Generally meets on the third Thursday of every month at 4:00 pm at City Hall, 1500 Warburton Avenue, Santa Clara, CA 95050.
Current Council Member appointments: O'Neill (Chair), Gillmor, Davis, and Watanabe (Alternate)
Current staff appointments: City Manager, Assistant City Manager, City Clerk, and City Attorney