Meetings and Events

Upcoming Meetings

Joint Planning Commission/City Council Study Session on the 2040 General Plan Update

June 28, 2021 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Teleconference (LINK) or call in: 1(669)900-9128
Meeting ID: 876 3092 4892

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Please Note: Per Governor Gavin Newsom’s Executive Order N-29-20 and the March 16, 2020 Order of the Health Officer of San Mateo County Directing All Individuals Living in the County to Shelter at Their Place of Residence, the Governor has allowed local legislative bodies to hold public meetings via teleconference and to make public meetings accessible telephonically or otherwise electronically to all members of the public seeking to observe and to address the local legislative body or state body to avoid public gatherings, and has suspended all contrary provisions of the Brown Act.  

THIS MEETING WILL BE VIA VIDEO CONFERENCE ONLY and can be watched in real-time on the Millbrae Community Television Cable Channel 27 or on .

Participating Via Zoom

Members of the public may participate by joining the City Council meeting via Zoom:
Visit, select “Join a Meeting” and enter Meeting ID: 876 3092 4892.
Use the Raise Hand feature to request to speak.

Participating Via Teleconference

For dial-in comments, call 1-669-900-9128, enter Meeting ID: 876 3092 4892 to speak.

All public comments are subject to a 3-minute time limit unless otherwise determined by the Mayor.

Past Meetings

Joint City Council and Planning Commission Meeting

When: 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Where: Chetcuti Room, 450 Poplar Avenue

On Tuesday, June 12, 2018, the City Council and Planning Commission held a Joint Meeting to learn more about the upcoming El Camino Real and Downtown Specific Plan.

Agenda Report

City Council Study Session

When: 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Where: City Council Chambers, 621 Magnolia Avenue

On Tuesday, March 14, 2017, the City Council held a Study Session to provide direction on the preparation of the PDA Specific Plan and General Plan Update. The City Council reviewed the Planning Commission’s recommendation and the results of the Community Workshop Series.

Agenda Report
Study Package
Summary of Planning Commission Discussion

Planning Commission Study Session

When: 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Where: City Council Chambers, 621 Magnolia Avenue

The City of Millbrae Planning Commission held a study session on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 621 Magnolia Avenue. The purpose of the study session was to review the results of the Community Workshop Series to Shape the Future of Downtown and El Camino Real, and to discuss proposed concepts for the Priority Development Area (PDA) Specific Plan. The PDA encompasses Downtown Millbrae, the El Camino Real Corridor, and the area surrounding the Intermodal Station.

Study Session on MCTV
Agenda Report

Community Workshop Series to Shape the Future of Downtown and El Camino Real

From November 1 to 7, 2016, the City of Millbrae hosted a series of community workshops to plan and design the future of downtown and El Camino Real.  The workshops brought residents, business owners, and City staff together to explore options, and provide “real time” input as the work unfolds. The community workshop series provided a unique opportunity for everyone who participated to be a mutual author of the General Plan and Priority Development Area (PDA) Specific Plan. The primary focus of the workshops was the Priority Development Area (PDA), which largely encompasses El Camino Real and Millbrae Avenue. The workshops also considered downtown and other areas of the city.

Day 1 – Tuesday, November 1 – Background

Background Presentation from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Chetcuti Room, 450 Poplar Avenue


Day 2 – Wednesday, November 2 – Vision

Walking Tour of Project Area from 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. meet at 439 Broadway

Visioning Session from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. at 439 Broadway

Day 3 – Thursday, November 3 – Alternatives

Hands-on Working Session from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. at 439 Broadway


Day 4 – Monday, November 7 – Future

Final Wrap-up Presentation** from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Chetcuti Room, 450 Poplar Avenue

Final Wrap-up Presentation on MCTV

Joint CC/PC Study Session

On Tuesday, September 6, 2016, the City Council and Planning Commission held a Joint Study Session on the General Plan draft vision and guiding principles. The City Council and Planning Commission also reviewed and discussed the Phase I Public Input Summary: Issues and Opportunities and Existing Conditions Report.

Study Session on MCTV

Community Workshop #1: Issues, Opportunities, Assets, and Vision

On Monday, April 11, 2016, the City held a community workshop to present the General Plan Update program to residents and stakeholders. The workshop was also used to gather input from participants on what they believe are Millbrae’s assets, issues, opportunities to develop a 25-year vision for Millbrae. At the workshop, the City and its General Plan Update consultant presented an overview of the General Plan Update program, followed by interactive exercises.


Joint CC/PC Study Session

On Tuesday, March 15, 2016, the City Council and Planning Commission held a joint study session to have a detailed discussion on the General Plan Update. Given the importance of the General Plan Update, this meeting provided a common understanding of the need for and purpose of the General Plan, the key steps in the preparation process, the outreach program, legislative mandates, and other important issues affecting the General Plan preparation process.


Millbrae 2040 

City of Millbrae
Community Development Department
61621 Magnolia Avenue
P.O. Box 2819
Millbrae, CA 94030
Phone (650) 259-2341