Commissioners' Handbook

Table of Contents


 
Welcome Letter 
 
Mission Statement
 


Part 1: Introduction to Town Government

Please see: www.losgatosca.gov/AboutLosGatos
A. History of Los Gatos
B. General Plan Summary
C. Vision Statement
D. Guiding Principles
E. Core Goals
F. Town Government Structure
G. Comparison Between Public and Private Corporations
H. Organizational Chart

Part 2: Roles and Responsibilities 

A. Town of Los Gatos Board, Commission, and Committee Descriptions
B. Board, Commission and Committee Roles and Responsibilities
C. Effective and Efficient Meetings and Membership
D. Operating Procedures and the Brown Act
E. Tips for Promoting Civility in Public Meetings
F. Statement of Economic Interest - Form 700 (Resolution 2016-047) Fair Political Practices
    Commission (FPPC)  www.fppc.ca.gov/Form700
G. State Mandated Ethics Requirements AB 1234 (Resolution 2015-075) FPPC 
     www.fppc.ca.gov/EthicsTraining

Part 3: Policies and Resolutions

A. Enabling Resolutions, Time & Place Resolutions
B. Policies and Resolutions 

C. Official Roster