City Council Meeting

The City Council meets this Wednesday, March 15 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers. 

To view the agenda CLICK HERE.

All City Council meetings are video taped and uploaded via YouTube. The February and March meetings will be uploaded in April once we are able to troubleshoot the video editing software. To receive a dropbox link to February/March videos please contact the City Clerk's Department


Committee/Commission Recruitment

Each year around Springtime the Town begins recruitment for its various committees and commission for terms that expire on June 30 of each year. 

Notice of openings and requests for applications for committees and commissions are posted and published
on the town website, through email blasts, and in the Athertonian newsletter. The application process may take from six weeks to two months. Vacancies are advertised for approximately 30-45 days with a specific filing deadline. Deadlines may be extended.

List of Vacancies this June 30

Audit Committee 
2 Vacancies  - Term Expires June 30, 2019         
Environmental Programs Committee
2 Vacancies    -   Term Expires June 30, 2021              
Park & Recreation Committee
1 Vacancy    -    Term Expires June 30, 2021                                                 
Planning Commission
1 Vacancy   -      Term Expires June 30, 2021                                                  
The following Committees do not have any terms expiring in 2017
Bike Pedestrian Advisory Committee
Civic Center Advisory Committee
Rail Committee
Transportation Committee

Filling out an Application

The Town is accepting applications until Friday, April 28, 2017. 

To fill out an application you can click here or you can contact Theresa DellaSanta at 650-752-0529 or

Find Upcoming and Past Meeting Agendas by visiting the Town's Archives Center.

Citizen involvement is the hallmark of Atherton government, and the Town encourages all residents to participate.

We invite you to attend meetings of our public bodies and get involved by submitting applications to sit on our committees and commission

easter bunny

Annual Easter Egg Hunt in the Park

Please join the Friends of Holbrook-Palmer Park for this annual event, where children 10 and under hunt for thousands of treat filled eggs and meet the Easter

Family Activities include.......

  • Gerald the Magician
  • Facepainting
  • Balloon Animals
  • Easter Bunny Photos
  • Atherton Mayor Mike Lempres
  • Atherton Police Department
  • Menlo Park Fire Department
  • Coffee and Breakfast Treats

Event Details

Date: April 15, 2017
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Holbrook-Palmer Park
Hunt starts at 10:15 a.m.!
Parking is limited and walking or carpooling is encouraged!

$10 per person at the Gate
Children under 12 months free
All proceeds benefit the Holbrook-Palmer Park Foundation

Thank You!

Thank you for being a part of Atherton Online.

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Have a great weekend!

Theresa DellaSanta
Assistant to the City Manager/City Clerk
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