Elected Officials

About City Council

City Council Goals

Develop a sustainable city

  • Encourage economic growth in a socially- and environmentally-responsible way.
  • Conserve natural resources.
  • Encourage and support social equity for all Oakland residents.
  • Develop and implement sound financial management policies and procedures.

Build community and foster livable neighborhoods

  • Reduce crime by implementing a comprehensive crime prevention/reduction strategy.
  • Develop housing for all incomes.
  • Reduce blight and nuisance.
  • Provide for clean, well-maintained and accessible streets and sidewalks, facilities, amenities, parks recreational facilities, and trees.

Ensure that all Oakland youth and seniors have the opportunity to be successful

  • Provide effective community programs for Seniors, Youth and People with disabilities.