City Supports Transparency in Government

The City of La Palma is committed to open and transparent government, and strives to consistently meet its community’s expectations by providing excellent service in a positive, timely, and transparent manner. It is the duty of local government to serve the public, reaching its decisions, and conducting its activities in full view of the public.City Hall/City Council Chambers

Agenda and Minutes

Agendas and minutes of City Council meetings as well as Appointed Committees.  

Appointed Committees

Information about Committees appointed by the City Council. 

Council Policies

A policy manual to provide general guidance to the City Council and staff on policies, procedures, or other directives that the City Council wishes to implement with consistency over time.

Elections

Local election information and voter registration.

Employee Compensation

View compensation information for public officials as well as compensation for City management and employees.

Enterprise System Catalog

Senate Bill 272 requires cities to create a catalog of their enterprise systems and make the catalog available to the public.

Goals

Each year in January, the La Palma City Council meets publicly to conduct its annual goal setting session. These goals are utilized by the organization in setting priorities and used in judging the agencies overall success.

Meeting Audio

Audio recordings of City Council meetings.

Municipal Code

A collection of laws passed by the City Council.

OpenGov Portal

A web-based financial transparency and business intelligence tool that dynamically presents the City's revenues and expenses, from historical trends to line item level details.

Political Reform Act

Campaign contribution and expenditure reports from candidates as well as statements of economic interest.

Public Records

Online database of city records, such as contracts, ordinances, and resolutions.

Quarterly Financial Reports

Year-to-date expenditure and revenue totals with projections for year-end totals. 

State of the City

State of the City presentations.

Ticket Distribution Policy

Ensure tickets received from public and private entities and individuals are distributed in furtherance of a public purpose of the City.