City Council Agendas & Minutes


The City Council holds regular meetings on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month. Regular meetings convene at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 1415 N Santa Anita Avenue, South El Monte, California. Special and Adjourned Regular meetings start time are to be determined.

Posting Locations of Agenda and/or Cancellation Notices  

Regular and Adjourned Regular meeting agendas will be posted at least 72 hours before the meeting (GC 54954(a)(1)).

Agenda and Cancellation Notices can be viewed online and are also posted at the following three (3) locations: City Hall located at 1415 Santa Anita Avenue, Senior Center located at 1556 Central Avenue and the Community Center located at 1530 Central Avenue, South El Monte, California. 

Viewing of Agenda Packets

Full agenda packets can be viewed in the City Clerk’s Office during normal business hours Monday through Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Closed on Fridays and major holidays.

City Council Meetings During COVID-19 Pandemic

On March 17, 2020, Governor Newsom issued Executive Order N-29-20 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which authorizes the City Council to hold public meetings via teleconferencing and to make public meetings accessible telephonically or otherwise electronically to all members of the public seeking to observe and to address the local legislative body. All requirements of the Brown Act requiring the physical presence of Council Members, staff, or the public as a condition of participation in or quorum for a public meeting have been waived. Public participation will be allowed via the information below.


Members of the public will have access to listen to and participate in the meeting by calling-in at the information below. Teleconference participation shall be available to the public at the following USA Toll-Free number, 1-888-204-5987, Access Code: 9671457

Please see meeting agenda for more information regarding public participation.

Live Stream City Council Meetings 

Members of the public may watch live broadcasts of City Council Meetings by clicking “In Progress” or “View Event” link in the current session section below.

Issues Related to Agenda  

For issues related to the agenda please contact Donna G. Schwartz, CMC, City Clerk at (626) 579-6540 ext. 3280 or (626) 274-0412 Cell or Paola Lara, Deputy City Clerk at (626) 579-6540 ext. 3220 or (626) 522-5341 Cell. 

Questions or Assistance

For additional information, please call the City Clerk’s Office at (626) 579-6540 ext. 3280.