The City Council adopts Norms and Procedures to promote communication, understanding, fairness, and trust among the members of the City Council and staff concerning their roles, responsibilities, and expectations for management of the business of the City of Los Altos. The City Council also uses Rosenberg's Rules of Order, with addendums adopted by the Council, to govern Council meetings and proceedings.
The City Council Norms and Procedures is updated frequently to reflect changes in best practices and policies as determined by the City Council. You may review the handbook by clicking on the link below:
- City Council Norms and Procedures 
- Rosenberg's Rules of Order 
- Addendums to Rosenberg's Rules of Order