Housing Advisory Committee

The Housing Advisory Committee was assembled in 2017 by City Council is to assist staff and serve as an advisory body on matters related to the Mill Valley Housing Element and the Affordable Housing Ordinance. This mission coincides with the two overarching General Plan goals of protecting and enhancing the natural beauty and small-town character of Mill Valley (Goal #1) while also encouraging the continued diversity of housing, income levels and lifestyles within the community (Goal #2).

Committee Members

John McCauley, Committee Chair and City Council Liaison
Jon Yolles, Planning Commission
Greg Hildebrand, Planning Commission Liaison
Matthew Franklin, Member at Large
Urban Carmel, City Council Liaison


Background Materials & Links:


Upcoming Meetings:  


November 10, 2021 Workshop 2 - check back for more information

February 16, 2022 Workshop 3 - check back for more information

March 30, 2022 Workshop 4 - check back for more information


Previous Meetings:

June 21, 2021 City Council Meeting. To consider next steps towards building a 100% affordable housing project (of approximately 40 units) at 1 Hamilton Drive, including issuing a Request for Qualifications to solicit interest from non-profit mission driven institutions to partner with the City and the Mill Valley community.  If a non-profit developer is identified and selected, more detailed site planning and project design will be developed with the community, followed by public hearings. 

See the following link for the City Council agenda and supporting materials. Supplemental information/ frequently asked questions. 


Meeting 9: May 25, 2021 (5:00-6:30pm)


Meeting Materials: Agenda: staff memo; supporting materials: Attachment 1: sites analysis and Attachment 2: financial analysis

Public Comments: 1-6; 7-35;  36-60; 61-88; 89-100; 101-119

Video of Meeting


Meeting 8: September 30, 2020 (6:30-8:30pm)

Agenda; staff report; draft presentation; Comments 1-22; Comments 23-38; Comments 39-79; Comments 80-108

Staff Correspondence to City Council regarding Housing Committee's Recommendations

Download Video: Part 1; Part 2; Part 3: Part 4; Zoom Video 


Meeting 7: July 22, 2020 (6:30-8pm via zoom): 

  1. Agenda and Work Plan
  2. Presentation
  3. Public Comments

Meeting 6: January 7, 2020 (6-8pm, Community Center)

  1. Agenda and Memo

Meeting 5: November 13, 2019 (4-6pm City Hall)

  1. Agenda and Supporting Information
  2. Staff Presentation
  3. Covia Presentation
  4. Marin Housing Authority Presentation
  5. Midpen Presentation

Meeting 4: September 30, 2019 (meeting cancelled)

  1. Memo

Meeting 3: August 6, 2019

  1. Agenda
  2. Memo

Meeting 2: June 18, 2019

  1. Agenda
  2. Memo
  3. Attachment 1 (previously "Attachment 7" from Meeting 1)
  4. Meeting Video

Meeting 1: March 20, 2019 (2:30-4:30PM)

  1. Agenda
  2. Memo and Attachments 1-6
  3. Attachments 7
  4. Meeting Video