Commissioners' Handbook

Table of Contents

Welcome Letter 
Mission Statement

Part 1: Introduction to Town Government

Please see:
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. Operating Procedures and the Brown Act
D. Effective and Efficient Meetings and Membership 
E. Tips for Promoting Civility in Public Meetings
F. Statement of Economic Interest - Form 700 (Resolution 2020-038 and Ordinance 2267) Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC)
G. State Mandated Ethics Requirements AB 1234 (Resolution 2015-075) FPPC

Part 3: Policies and Resolutions

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

C. Official Roster