City Council

Golden Valley is a Statutory "Plan B" City, with a part-time Mayor and City Council empowered by law to legislate city-wide policy and a full-time City Manager who serves as chief executive. All Council members serve at large to represent the entire community, so residents may contact any one of them to express concerns and opinions. Mayor and Council members are elected in November of odd-numbered years for four-year staggered terms.

Regular Meetings

  • first and third Tuesday of each month
  • 6:30 pm (unless other notice is given).
  • 7800 Golden Valley Road
    Golden Valley, MN 55427

The public may participate during public comment sections, including the public forum beginning at 6:20 pm. There are in-person and remote options for attending and commenting.



Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View most recent Agendas and Minutes

Archive

View archived Agendas and Minutes

Remote Options For Attending & Commenting

  • To attend the next meeting on Jan 18 via Webex, call 415-655-0001 and enter meeting code 2453 456 2024.
  • For technical assistance, contact the City at 763-593-8007 or send an email.
  • To participate in the meeting during public comment sections, see options below:
    • Via web stream - Stream via Webex and use the ‘raise hand’ feature during public comment sections. You will be alerted when it is your time to speak.
    • Via phone - Call 1-415-655-0001 and enter meeting code 2453 456 2024. Press *3 to raise your hand during public comment sections. You will be alerted when it is your time to speak. If you incur costs calling into the meeting, you may submit the costs to the City for reimbursement consideration.

2022 Meetings


  • April 5
  • April 19
  • May 3 
  • May 17 
  • June 7
  • June 21



  • July 5
  • July 19
  • Aug 3
  • Aug 16
  • Sept 5
  • Sept 20


  • Oct 6
  • Oct 18
  • Nov 1 
  • Nov 15
  • Dec 6
  • Dec 20

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Work Sessions

  • second Tuesday of each month
  • 6:30 pm (unless other notice is given).
  • 7800 Golden Valley Road
    Golden Valley, MN 55427

No formal actions are taken during work sessions. The public is invited to attend and listen to the discussion; public participation is allowed with approval from the City Council.


Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View most recent Agendas and Minutes

Archive

View archived Agendas and Minutes


Remote Options For Attending

  • To attend the next scheduled work session on Jan 11 via Webex, call 415-655-0001 and enter meeting code 2468 545 1037.
  • For technical assistance, contact the City at 763-593-8007 or send an email.

2022 Work Sessions

2022 Work 

  • April 12
  • May 10
  • June 14

2022 Work 

  • July 12
  • Aug 10
  • Sept 13

2022 Work ates

  • Oct 11
  • Nov 9
  • Dec 13

2022 Work Session Videos

Password for all 2022 Work Session videos: GVwork2022

Jan 11 Work Session
Jan 11 Special Meeting
• Feb 8
• March 8

• April 12
• May 10
• June 14
• July 12
• August 10
• September 13
• October 11
• November 9
• December 13


2021 Work Session Videos

Password for all 2021 Work Session videos: GVwork2021

Jan 12
Feb 9
• March 9

April 13
May 11
June 8
July 13
• August 10
• September 14  
• October 12
• November 9
• December 14

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Additional Meeting Information

Meetings are open to the public unless designated as closed executive sessions to deal with confidential matters such as lawsuits or labor negotiations.

Watch on Channel 16 or Online

Regular City Council meetings are televised live on City Cable Channel 16 and replayed daily at 6:30 pm. Meetings are also webcast live and are available for replay on demand.

Addressing the Council

The public is encouraged to attend all open meetings and can address the Council during Public Hearings and Open Forum.

Running for City Office

Persons interested in running for City Council for the 2023 municipal election are able to file for office with the City Clerk. View requirement on the City Elections & Financial Reports page. 

Members

The Mayor and City Council do not have regular hours at City Hall. However, residents can leave phone messages for them on the City's voice mail message system (763-593-8001) or via email (see below).

City Council members also serve as commissioners for the Housing and Redevelopment Authority.

  1. Shep Harris (2023)
  2. Maurice Harris (2023)
  3. Denise La Mere-Anderson (2025)
  4. Gillian Rosenquist (2025)
  5. Kimberly Sanberg (2023)
  1. Shep Harris

    Shep Harris (2023)

    Mayor
    Phone: 612-219-8531 (c)