City Council

The City Council serves as the legislative branch of City Government and consists of a Mayor and four Council Members, all nonpartisan. The Mayor is elected at-large and Council Members are elected by geographically defined districts, each for four-year terms. The elections coincide with the Statewide General Election, held in November of even numbered years. The City Council appoint the City Manager and City Attorney, with Department Directors appointed by the City Manager.

City Council Meetings

City Council Meetings are held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month with the open session commencing at 7:00 p.m. Meetings are held in the Chino City Council Chambers located at 13220 Central Avenue in Chino.

How to reach City Council
By Phone: (909) 334-3301
By Email:
By Postal mail: 13220 Central Avenue Chino, CA 91710 ​

Chino City Council Meetings via Teleconference
In light of Executive Order N-29-20 issued on March 17th, the City of Chino has made several opportunities for everyone to watch or participate in upcoming City Council Meetings. Members of the public may submit written comments to Individuals may leave verbal comments up until 5:30 p.m. on the respective meeting date by calling (909) 334-3306. Beyond these opportunities, the following are additional methods to participate or view the meeting:

Option I: To Watch the Broadcast on Chino 3 TV
To watch a live stream of the meeting, click on the “Live 24/7 Stream” which can be view by clicking here. You can also view Chino 3 TV by tuning into channel 3 if you subscribe with Spectrum or channel 32 if you subscribe with Verizon. 

Option II: Call in to listen to the meeting (Listen-Only Mode)
To call in without registering, please call the numbers below. Please note that if you only call in without registering, you will be in listen-only mode (ADA Assistance - Dial 711 for California relay) which means you will not be able to provide any comments through the teleconference system.
Step One: Call 1 (866) 952-8437
Step Two: Enter attendee number 683-889-785#
Step Three: Select the # key

Option III: Participate/Verbally Comment via GoToWebinar
If you would like to participate during public comment or provide input on any agenda, you must register via GoToWebinar. 

(ADA Assistance – If you would like to verbally comment and need additional assistance, please dial 711 and use the phone numbers provided by GoToWebinar after you have registered for the Webinar)

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. 

Option IIIA - Registering via a smart device: 
1. Register as a participant at GoToWebinar.
2. Attendees must register with their name and email address, then click the Register button.
3. Registration will then be confirmed with the You're Registered! screen.
4. On the same screen, click the blue button that says Tap to Install. On the next screen click the Open button. 
5. This will open the App Store to install the free download of GoToWebinar app
6. Click the Install button. 
7. When the app is installed, click the Open button to start the app.
8. A dialog box will appear with 3 options, Add to Calendar, Join Now, and OK. If you are installing the app ahead time, click add to calendar (Please note that reminder emails will also be sent to the email address provided). 9. If you are installing the app at the time of the meeting, click Join Now. 

Option IIIB - Registering via computer:

1. Register as a participant at GoToWebinar.
2. Attendees must register with their name and email address, then click the Register button.
3. Registration will then be confirmed with the You're Registered! screen.
4. If you are registering ahead time, click "Add to Calendar". If you are registering at the time of the meeting, click "join the webinar." 

Webinar Participation Information

The meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m. To ensure your participation, please login no later than 6:50 p.m. Participants will be muted when they enter the Webinar.

When the Council reaches the Public Comment portion of the meeting, those wishing to speak will be called on one-at-a-time and unmuted by a moderator. 

Also, please consider the following instructions:

• Attendees will initially be muted by the moderator.

• If you wish to speak, please use the "raise your hand" tool within GoToWebinar app: and you will be recognized to speak at the appropriate time. 

• Attendees will be unmuted by the moderator when it is their turn for public comment.

• Attendees may also need to “unmute” their own device to be heard during public comment

• Public comment is limited to 5 minutes per speaker.

• Please begin by stating your name and address for the public record.

To view a pdf of these instructions with photos, click here.