City council Members
Click on the links to the left for information about individual City Council Members.
The City Council of Half Moon Bay, consisting of five members, is the governing body elected directly by the city’s voters. The Council sets priorities and policies, makes final decisions on all major city matters, adopts ordinances and resolutions, appoints the City Manager and City Attorney, and approves the annual budget.
City Council members are elected at-large to four-year, overlapping terms during elections administered by the City Clerk. There are no term limits in Half Moon Bay. The City Council selects one of its five members to serve as Mayor and one to serve as Vice Mayor, annually on a rotating basis.
The Half Moon Bay City Council meets regularly on the first and third Tuesday of each month starting at 7:00 p.m. All meetings are held at the Ted Adcock Community Center, 535 Kelly Avenue.
Debbie RuddockMayorPhone: 650-726-8250
Deborah PenroseVice MayorPhone: 650-726-8250
Rick KowalczykCouncil MemberPhone: 650-726-8250
Adam EisenCouncil MemberPhone: 650-726-8250
Harvey RarbackCouncil MemberPhone: 650-726-8250