City Council

Agendas, Meetings, and Minutes 

COVID-19 Procedures for Council Meetings

Consistent with Executive Order N-29-20 from the Executive Department of the State of California and the Shelter in Place Order, the City Councilmembers may participate in the meeting telephonically. In an effort to protect public health and prevent the spread of COVID-19, the public is strongly encouraged to  view the meeting on television or online instead of attending in person.  

Members of the public can observe the meeting on Comcast Cable Channel 26, ATT U-Verse 99, and web-streamed live at Channel 26 LIVE Stream and YouTube LIVE. In light of health risks associated with COVID-19, members of the public are asked to consider very carefully before attending the meeting in person. If you choose to, please maintain a 6-foot distant from others, and/or wear a face covering. Please do not attend the meeting if you are experiencing symptoms such as coughing, sneezing, fever, difficulty breathing or other flu-like symptoms. 

Special measures will be in place at the meeting.  We will have the following procedures in place:

  • Masks will be mandatory if size of crowd does not allow for 6 feet of space between people
  • Hand sanitizer and masks will be provided
  • Chairs will be set up 6 ft apart
  • A limited number of people will be allowed in the room at once
  • There will be an overflow area if the main room reaches capacity
  • Face masks must be worn in areas that may prevent social distancing of 6 ft.
  • Public comments will be accepted by checking in with Deputy City Clerk, there will be no passing of papers or pens
  • The speaker podium will be sanitized after each speaker
  • The Fire and Police Department will be on site to monitor and enforce safety

E-mail Public Comment

During the upcoming City Council meetings, for an unspecified time, public comments will be accepted via email. If you would like to comment by email in lieu of doing so in person, please follow the protocols below: 

 Send comments with your name via email to cityclerk@fairfield.ca.gov
Identify the item you wish to comment on in your email’s subject line and the date of the meeting (i.e. General public comment for April 7, 2020, Item #____ for April 7, 2020, Public Hearing item #____ for April 7, 2020). 
Any emails regarding public comment or agenda items (not Public Hearing items) must be received before the start of the item.
Emailed comments on each Public Hearing item will be accepted until the Mayor announces that public comment for that item is closed. 
Due to time constraints, each emailed comment will be not be read aloud, but will be emailed to the Mayor and Council. 

City of Fairfield meetings move in 2020

Beginning March 3, Fairfield City Council, Housing Authority, Planning Commission, and Youth Commission meetings are being moved to the Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District Board Room at 2490 Hilborn Road, Fairfield, while the City Council Chamber is under construction. The City anticipates completion of the City Council Chamber Modernization Project by the end of 2020.

City Council Meeting Times and Dates

The meetings will be held at their regular dates and times; first and third Tuesdays at 6 p.m. for City Council and Housing Authority, second and fourth Wednesdays at 6 p.m. for the Planning Commission, and first and third Mondays at 7 p.m. for the Fairfield Youth Commission. 

City Council Agendas

City Council Agendas (June 18, 2019 to present)

Archived Agenda Packets (1989 to June 4, 2019)

Accessible Online PDF Reader (for the visually impaired or blind)

How to Watch 

City Council meetings are televised on Comcast Cable Channel 26, ATT U-Verse 99, and web-streamed on Channel 26 LIVE Stream and YouTube LIVE. You can view Council Video Archives for future reference through FFCA-TV On-Demand. 

Ordinances and Resolutions from 1903 to Present

Council Ordinances

Resolutions

City Council Meeting Minutes

Meeting minutes are posted after they have been approved by City Council.

City Council Meeting Structure and How to Participate
  • City Council meeting begins at 6 p.m.
    • Public comments on agenda issues  
      • Complete a speaker's card listing the specific agenda item number.
      • Give the completed card to the City Clerk prior to the item is called.
      • There is a maximum time limit of four minutes. 
      • The Mayor will call for speakers after the staff report is presented and prior to Council discussion on each item.
    • Public comments on issues not on the agenda
      • Use the Public Comment portion of the meeting.
      • Speakers must fill out a speaker's card. 
      • Give the completed card to the City Clerk to be recognized.