The Sunshine Ordinance is codified in the Alameda Municipal Code (AMC), Chapter II, Article VIII and serves as the City's "public policy concerning participation in the deliberations of the City's legislative bodies and to clarify and supplement the Ralph M. Brown Act and the California Public Records Act." (AMC Section 2.90) Click here for an outline of the process to file a complaint. Click here to view the sunshine training video.
The City has posted records online to provide the public with the ability to access and search for information. Meeting records including agendas, minutes and videos are available dating back to 2005.There is also an online database which contains City Council records, campaign disclosure statements and Statements of Economic Interests.