About City Council

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The City Council consists of five members, elected directly by the voters of the City of Brisbane to staggered terms of four years each.

 The general duties and responsibilities of the City Council are:

  1. As the legislative branch of the government, it makes final decisions on all major city matters.
  2. The Council adopts ordinances and resolutions necessary for efficient governmental operations, approves the budget, and acts as a board of appeals.
  3. It appoints the City Manager, City Attorney, and also the members of the City’s Planning Commission and Parks, Beaches, and Recreation Commission.

The City Council meets regularly on the first and third Thursdays of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Brisbane City Hall Community Room, 50 Park Place.

To view previous City Council Agendas, Minutes, and Videos of Past Meetings, click here.

Councilmembers:

W. Clarke Conway, Mayor

Elected: 11/93, 11/97, 11/05, 11/09, 11/13
Term Expires: Nov. 2017
(415) 467-3327
cconway@ci.brisbane.ca.us

The Commissions, Subcommittees, Boards, and Associations Clarke serves on as Brisbane's representative:

  • Arts Subcommittee
  • Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG)
  • Brisbane Baylands Community Advisory Group (CAG) Council Representative
  • City Facilities Subcommittee
  • Complete Streets Safety Committee Liaison
  • Emergency Services Subcommittee
  • Hazardous Waste Management/Toxic Waste/Recycling/Solid Waste Subcommittee
  • History Subcommittee
  • JPA-ALS (Paramedic) Board of Directors
  • League of California Cities
  • North County Fire Authority Board of Directors/Fire Services
  • Peninsula Traffic Congestion Relief Alliance
  • Public Information/Technology Subcommittee (Website, Newsletter, Broadcasting)
  • San Mateo County Emergency Services Council
  • School/City Subcommittee
 

Terry O'Connell, Mayor Pro Tem

Elected: 11/11
Term Expires: Nov. 2015
(415) 308-7019
terryoconnell@ci.brisbane.ca.us

The Commissions, Subcommittees, Boards, and Associations Terry serves on as Brisbane's representative:

  • Aiport Land Use Committee, Representative
  • Association of Bay Area Governments
  • Brisbane Baylands Community Advisory Group (CAG) Representative
  • City/County Association of Governments
  • County Library JPA, Friends of the Brisbane Library/Brisbane Archives & History Liaison
  • League of California Cities
  • North County Fire Authority Board of Directors/Fire Services
  • Planning Commission Liaison
  • Planning Issues Subcommittee
  • Sierra Point Design Guidelines Subcommittee

 

Clifford R. Lentz, Councilmember

Elected: 11/09, 11/13
Term Expires: Nov. 2017
(415) 467-7041
clifflentz@sbcglobal.net

The Commissions, Subcommittees, Boards, and Associations Cliff serves on as Brisbane's representative:

  • Airport Community Roundtable
  • Baylands EIR Consultant Selection/Baylands Community Survey
  • City Sustainability Committee
  • Economic Development Subcommittee
  • Finance Subcommittee
  • Housing Endowment & Regional Trust (HEART) Member Agency Committee Member
  • Low to Moderate Income Housing
  • Parks and Recreation Commission Liaison
  • Peninsula Cities Consortium (PCC) High Speed Rail, Caltrain
  • Peninsula Traffic Congestion Relief Alliance
  • Policy Advisory Committee SMC RHNA Subregion Representative
  • School/City Subcommittee
  • Sierra Point Design Guidelines Subcommittee

 

Lori S. Liu, Councilmember

Elected:  11/13
Term Expires: Nov. 2017
(415) 468-9156
loriliu@ci.brisbane.ca.us

  • Airport Community Roundtable, Alternate
  • Arts Subcommittee
  • Chamber of Commerce Business Relations Liaison
  • City/County Association of Governments, Alternate
  • Economic Development Subcommittee
  • Emergency Services Subcommittee
  • Health & Safety Issues Subcommittee
  • Open Space & Ecology Committee Liaison
  • Parks & Recreation Commission Liaison
  • Planning Commission Liaison
  • Planning Issues Subcommittee
  • Public Information/Technology Subcommittee (Website, Newsletter, Broadcasting)
 

Raymond C. Miller, Councilmember

Elected: 4/84, 11/87, 11/91, 11/11
Term Expires: Nov. 2015
(415) 467-8512
raymiller@ci.brisbane.ca.us

The Commissions, Subcommittees, Boards, and Associations Ray serves on as Brisbane's representative:

  • Airport Land Use Committee, Alternate
  • Baylands EIR Consultant Selection/Baylands Community Survey
  • City Facilities Subcommittee
  • City Sustainability Committee
  • Complete Streets Safety Committee Liaison
  • County Library JPA, Friends of the Brisbane Library/Brisbane Archives & History Liaison
  • Finance Subcommittee
  • Hazardous Waste Management/Toxic Waste/Recycling/Solid Waste Subcommittee
  • Health & Safety Issues Subcommittee
  • History Subcommittee
  • Low & Moderate Income Housing
  • Open Space & Ecology Committee Liaison
  • Oversight Board