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Education and Governance Committee

Committee Calendar

Committee regular meeting days and time:

1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m.

The Education and Governance Committee covers education and early learning initiatives; rules of the City Council and oversight of intergovernmental matters; oversight of ethics and elections; and personnel issues and labor-management relations.


Committee Members


Chair: Tim Burgess

Vice-Chair: Sally Bagshaw Member: Lorena González Alternate: Jean Godden

Complete Committee Description

To provide policy direction and oversight and to deliberate and make recommendations on legislative matters relating to:

  • education and early learning initiatives and the City's Families and Education Levy, with a goal of improving City schools and student success rates and reducing achievement gaps among students in schools and programs throughout the City;
  • regional, state, federal, and other governmental matters including Charter review, the Office of Intergovernmental Relations, and rules of the City Council;
  • personnel issues, including labor-management relations, collective bargaining agreements, and other issues related to salary rates, hours and other conditions of employment; and
  • ethics and elections.
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