Newark City Council

The Newark City Council is composed of five Council Members. Four of the Council Members are elected to staggered four-year terms; the Mayor who also serves as the fifth Council Member is elected to serve a two-year term. There is an election in November of even numbered years for the Mayor’s seat and two Council Member seats.

The Mayor presides over the City Council meetings, which are held on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. City Council meetings begin at 7:30 p.m. in the City Council Chamber, 37101 Newark Boulevard. Live meetings are televised on local Cable Channel 26.  Meetings are streamed live, click here. For agendas and minutes click here.

The City Council Members 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 physical address of the FPPC is 428 J Street, Suite 620, Sacramento, California 95814. The physical address of the City Clerk's office is 37101 Newark Boulevard, Newark, California 94560. 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 at

For more information, please contact the City Clerk at 510-578-4266 or via email at

The City of Newark is a Welcoming City/ La Ciudad De Newark Es Una Ciudad Abierta

In the last few months, the City of Newark has received requests as to where the City stands on Federal actions related to immigration.   Ten years ago, the City joined the National League of Cities Inclusive Communities Partnership Program.  As an inclusive community, Newark promotes mutual respect and appreciation for all people represented within our community. On February 23, 2017, the City Council reaffirmed those values by declaring the City a Welcoming City.

Resolution of the City Council of the City Of Newark Declaring the City of Newark a Welcoming City

En los últimos meses, la Ciudad de Newark ha recibido solicitudes de información sobre la posición de la Ciudad con respecto a las acciones federales relacionadas a inmigración. Hace diez años, la Ciudad se afilió al programa Asociación de Comunidades Inclusivas de la Liga Nacional de Ciudades. Como comunidad inclusiva, Newark promueve el respeto mutuo y el aprecio a todas las personas representadas dentro de nuestra comunidad. El 23 de febrero de 2017, el Concejo Municipal reafirmó estos valores al declarar la Ciudad una Ciudad Abierta.

Resolución Del Concejo Municipal De La Ciudad De Newark Que Declara Que La Ciudad De Newark Es Una Ciudad Abierta