The governing body of the Town of Hillsborough is the City Council,
which establishes the local law and policies through enactment of
ordinances and resolutions. The City Council also determines how the
town shall obtain and spend funds, appoints members to all advisory
municipal activities and represents the town by serving on regional and
county committees / boards whose policies may impact the town.
The City Council consists of five members who are elected at-large on a
non-partisan basis for a four-year term by the citizens of Hillsborough.
Elections are held in November of even-numbered years. The City Council
selects one of its members to be Mayor and one to be Vice Mayor, each
for a maximum of two one-year terms. The City Council appoints the City
Manager and the City Attorney.
On Monday, December 8, 2014, the Town of Hillsborough City Council elected Laurence May as Mayor and Marie Chuang as Vice Mayor. Both Mayor May and Vice Mayor Chuang will serve a maximum of two one-year terms. The Hillsborough City Council also consists of Councilmembers Jess E. (Jay) Benton, Shawn Christianson and Alvin L. Royse.
The Councilmembers are elected officers identified in Government Code
Section 87200 and file Statements of Economic Interests with the City Clerk's Office.
Copies of the Statements of Economic Interests filed by the elected
officers may be obtained by visiting the offices of the Fair Political
Practices Commission (FPPC) or the City Clerk. The address of the FPPC
is 428 J Street, Suite 620, Sacramento, CA 95814.
The address of the City Clerk's Office is 1600 Floribunda Avenue, Hillsborough, CA 94010
The Statements of Economic Interests for some state and local
government agency elected officers may be available in electronic format
on the FPPC's website.