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City Half Moon Bay Planning Commission Meeting

Tue. January 9th @ 7:00pm - 10:00pm

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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

City Half Moon Bay Planning Commission Meetings ~ 2nd and 4th Tuesdays @ 7:00pm


HMB Planning Commission Agendas and Zoom Links

HMB Planning Commission meeting videos on PCTV


The Planning Commission consists of citizen volunteers appointed by the City Council to make decisions or advise the Council on land use and property development issues. The Commission assures that new development is consistent with our Zoning Ordinance, Subdivision Ordinance, long-range General Plan and Local Coastal Plan, State laws and other public policies that advance the interests of our community.


CONTACT: Comments to the Commission and to Staff can be submitted by emailing BJett@hmbcity.com.




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2024 Members

Rick Hernandez, Chair

Margaret Gossett, Vice Chair

David Gorn

Hazel Joanes

Steve Ruddock


Planning Commission meetings are held at 7 pm every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month, at the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), 537 Kelly Avenue.

View agendas and minutes here.

To communicate with members of the Planning Commission, please use the staff contact information to the right.


Jill Ekas

Community Development Director


Bridget Jett

Consultant – Planning Analyst



Half Moon Bay City Council Meetings ~ 1st & 3rd Tuesdays @ 7:00pm

The Half Moon Bay City Council typically meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month starting at 7pm at the Ted Adcock Community Center, 535 Kelly Avenue. The meeting is also remote by Zoom, Facebook and PCTV. Regular meeting agendas are posted 72 hours in advance. Special meeting agendas are posted 24 hours in advance.


SUBSCRIBE to HMB’s Agendas, Weekly eNews, Project Updates, City alerts, Calendar Events, Bid Postings.

HMB City Council Agendas and Zoom Links


HMB City Council Meeting Videos on PCTV


The City Council of Half Moon Bay is the City’s governing body, and consists of five elected members. The Council sets priorities and policies, makes final decisions on all major City matters, adopts ordinances and resolutions, appoints the City Manager and City Attorney, and approves the annual budget.


The City of Half Moon Bay holds district-based elections for its five city council seats. Each Councilmember is elected to a 4 year term. There are no term limits in Half Moon Bay. The City Council selects one of its members to serve as Mayor and one to serve as Vice Mayor, on an annual basis.


The Half Moon Bay City Council typically meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month starting at 7 pm at the Ted Adcock Community Center, 535 Kelly Avenue.

The meetings will be:

Members or the public are welcome to submit comments (in accordance with the three-minute per speaker limit) via email to jblair@hmbcity.com prior to or during the meeting, via Facebook live during the meeting, and via two phone lines during the meeting – (650) 477-4963 (English) and (650) 445-3090 (Spanish). The City Clerk will read all comments into the record.

Please visit our “Commenting at a City Council Meeting” information page. You can also learn about City Council Procedures and Decorum.

The City Council develops Strategic Elements to help focus the City’s actions and work plans on its key priorities.

Contact Us

Phone: (650) 726-8250 (leave message with Clerk’s office)


  1. Mayor Joaquin Jimenez, District 3, 2024 Election

  2. Vice Mayor Harvey Rarback, District 2, 2024 Election

  3. Councilmember Robert Brownstone, District 1, 2026 Election

  4. Councilmember Deborah Penrose, District 5, 2026 Election

  5. Councilmember Debbie Ruddock, District 4, 2026 Election



City of Half Moon Bay District-based Elections Map for 2024

Map 503b Adopted 3.15.2022



From left to right: Harvey Rarback, Joaquin Jimenez, Deborah Penrose, Debbie Ruddock and Robert Brownstone



Tue. January 9th
7:00pm - 10:00pm
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