Working to:

  • Protect our Urban Growth Boundary
  • Preserve Ridgelines and Open spaces
  • Retain the best qualities of ourcity for future generations.  


Subject: Special Pleasanton City Council Meeting to Review Policing Policies

 Meeting Date: Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 6:30 p.m., live streamed


June 15, 2020

Subject: A Community Listening/Input Session



will be held Tuesday, July 21, 6:30 p.m., live streamed

 The virtual meeting will be broadcast live on Channel 29 and at and

Join the Zoom meeting at

If you wish to speak regarding Policing Policies, please complete and submit a

Speaker Card at
by 7:30 p.m. the day of the meeting

To send an email to the City Council:

  1.  Community listening sessions
  2. A process for rerview of existing police policies and procedures
  3. Consideration of near and long term policy goals for community policing

The City Council requested a plan to initiate public discussion regarding community policing in response to a national call for police reform. This coming Tuesday, the Pleasanton City Council will consider a 3 point action plan to facilitate the following to be incorporated into the City’s work plan and budget:


July 12, 2020

Change Happens When We Vote

Earlier this month, Pleasanton residents joined the nation and the world in defying racial injustice following the tragic murder of Mr. George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police. A peaceful march and car caravan drew thousands who protested years of double standards based upon the color of one's skin, calling for changes in policing policies and social and racial injustices.

Voting is one of the most powerful collective responses we can participate in to advance the changes we would like to see happen. In less than 140 days you can make your vote count!
Visit the Alameda County Registrar of Voters website at to register to vote, to learn the ways in which you can vote, and for election information.

There will be an opening for the position of Mayor and two open seats on Pleasanton's City Council in November 2020.  As of Monday, June 15, 2020, the following candidates have announced their intention to run for office in Pleasanton:

Karla Brown, who has served on the Pleasanton City Council for eight years, and two years as Vice Mayor, is running for Mayor of Pleasanton. Her website is

Nancy Allen is running for a seat on the Pleasanton City Council. Allen has served as a Planning Commissioner for seven years. Learn more about her platform at

Valerie Arkin is running for a seat on the Pleasanton City Council following her 12-year tenure as a Pleasanton Unified School District board trustee.

Jack Balch is running for a seat on the Pleasanton City Council and has served for 6 years as a Planning Commissioner.

Randy Brown, Chairman of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce, is also running for a seat on the City

As in the past, will host a candidates' forum to educate voters about each of the respective candidates who participate. More details on the forum will follow in a subsequent email.

​​​News from Pleasanton Voters


To locate the full Council Agenda go to the City's Website:

The live stream meeting will be broadcast on:

Tri-Valley TV Ch 28, 29, or 30

If you wish to speak on an agenda item, please complete a speaker card at

by 7:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting, July 14, 2020.

About Pleasanton Voters: is a non-partisan group of Pleasanton residents with the goal of educating Pleasanton voters about new and massive development projects that may negatively affect our City.  We have defined goals of preserving ridgelines and open space, protecting our voter approved Urban Growth Boundary, and retaining the best qualities of our City for future generations.  

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Kelly Cousins, President
Sandy Yamaoda, Secretary

Al Exner, Treasurer
Committee # 1377399


Pleasanton Voters


Kelly Cousins, President

Sandy Yamaoda, Secretray

Al Exner, Treasurer

Committee #1377399


July 18, 2020