DEI Public Meetings and Related Resources

June 15, 2020 - Special City Council Meeting - Community Discussion Regarding Black Lives Matter and Development of a City Action Plan to Address Racial Injustice and Inequities in Mill Valley.

Staff Report (PDF)


July 6, 2020 - A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Mill Valley Stating Black Lives MatterResolution (PDF)
July 22, 2020 - Housing Advisory Committee hosted a meeting to discuss the Committee’s Work Plan, which included affordable housing
Housing Advisory Committee Webpage
August 3, 2020 - City Council receives a presentation and report on the Mill Valley Police Department's use of force training and policy.Staff Report (PDF)
September 1, 2 and 3, 2020 - City hosts 3 Small Group Listening Sessions to hear from community members on their experiences of racism and/or concerns about racism in our community.Small Group Listening Sessions Description (PDF)
September 8, 2020 - City Council holds a public meeting and receives an introduction of Dr. Patricia Patton, the City of Mill Valley DEI facilitator.Staff Report (PDF)
September 28, 2020 - DEI Task Force Appointed

September 30, 2020 - Housing Advisory Committee hosted a meeting to discuss the “Housing Mill Valley”/Home Match Program and the identification of City-owned property to leverage affordable housing opportunities
Housing Advisory Committee Webpage
October 19, 2020 - Council confirmed the outcomes of their Annual Retreat, which listed DEI initiatives as the top priority
Staff Report (PDF)
November 5, 2020 - DEI Task Force Public Engagement MeetingVideo Recording
November 19, 2021 - DEI Task Force held public meeting 
November 30, 2020 - Council received presentation from CPS HR Consulting on “Cultural Intelligence and Difficult Conversations”Presentation Video
December 7, 2020 - Council receives the DEI Task Force Report and Recommendations and directs staff to return with a DEI Work PlanReport and Recommendations (PDF)
February 1, 2021 Council received the Emergency Preparedness Commission Annual Report, which included an update on DEI Initiatives
Staff Report(PDF)
February 18, 2021 - City Council reviews the DEI Work PlanStaff Report and Work Plan (PDF)
March 15, 2021 - Council receives a presentation of the Parks and Recreation Commission's Annual Report, which includes an update on DEI InitiativesVideo (Jump to 1:1:55 to see this part of the presentation).
March 17, 2021 - City announces a Tracking Tool to establish regular updates to Council and to monitor progress of DEI Work PlanTracking Tool (PDF)
April 5, 2021 - City Council receives a presentation of the Planning and Building Department Work Program, which includes DEI initiatives.Staff Report (PDF)
April 19, 2021 - Council receives report on Work Plan items under the purview of the Police DepartmentStaff Report (PDF)
May 3, 2021 Council received the Mill Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Report, which included DEI initiatives
Report (PDF)
May 17, 2021 - Council receives report on Work Plan items under the purview of the City Manager, Human Resources, Arts, Recreation and LibraryStaff Report (PDF)
May 25, 2021 - Housing Advisory Committee hosted a meeting to review “House Mill Valley” Committee initiatives, and to review City-Owned property to leverage Affordable Housing
Housing Advisory Committee Webpage
June 7, 2021 - Council receives an update on the implementation of the Library's 20/21 One-year Work Plan and discuss the 21/22 One year Work Plan, which includes Library DEI initiativesStaff Report (PDF)
June 21, 2021 - Housing Advisory Committee hosted a meeting to consider next steps towards building a 100% affordable housing project at 1 Hamilton Drive
Housing Advisory Committee Webpage
July 8, 2021 - Council receives report on Work Plan items under the purview of the Planning Department (Affordable Housing)Staff Report (PDF)
September 1, 2021 - Receive report and discuss proposed Housing Element Work Plan, including schedule and public outreach for the upcoming housing element updateStaff Report (PDF)
September 20, 2021 - Consideration of Next Steps to Build Affordable Rental Housing on the Northern Portion of 1 Hamilton Drive Staff Report (PDF)
September 23, 2021 - Housing Advisory Committee hosted the first of a series of community workshops to gather public input on the Housing Element Update
Housing Advisory Committee Webpage
October 18, 2021 - Council received updates on Marin County’s Restrictive Covenants Program, and updates on the Housing Element, DEI Work Plan items under the purview of the Police Department, and a DEI update from the Fire DepartmentMeeting Agenda
November 1, 2021  Council received the Southern Marin Fire District’s Annual report, which included DEI initiatives and conducted the first reading of an Ordinance which updated the Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) regulations and established new regulations for two-unit projects allowed under Senate Bill 9
Meeting Agenda
November 10, 2021 - Housing Advisory Committee hosted Workshop #2 on the Housing Element Update
Housing Advisory Committee Webpage
December 6, 2021 - Council receives update on the DEI Work PlanStaff Report (PDF)


Updates to the City Council - Archive July 2020 -