City Council

About the City Council
You can watch the upcoming council meeting live via Chelsea Community Cable (Comcast Channel 22) or Facebook Live. You can also find recordings of past meetings on the Chelsea Community Cable YouTube Channel. 

In accordance with the City Charter, the City Council is composed of eleven members, three of whom shall be Councilors At-Large and one District Councilor in each of the eight representative districts within the city. The City Council, as a legislative body, sets the policy-making agenda for the City through its official votes and resolutions, enactment of ordinances, appropriation orders and loan authorizations.

The Chelsea City Council typically meets two Mondays per month, except in July and August when they are in recess. Council meetings are televised on Chelsea Community Cable (Comcast Channel 22). For the agenda of any upcoming meetings, visit the Chelsea City Calendar. All the approved minutes of previous meetings are also available on our website. Interpretation Services in Spanish are available at every Council meeting upon request.

Any members of the public who wish to provide a communication to the Chelsea City Council may communicate via this online form. Name and address must be included in order to be read during the meeting. Any communication needs to be submitted by 12:00 PM on the Wednesday preceding the meeting.


Staff Contacts

Name: Clifford Cunningham
Phone:  617-466-4062
Email: ccunningham@chelseama.gov
Title: City Council Clerk

Name: Amine Brahimi
Phone:  617-466-4060
Email: abrahimi@chelseama.gov
Title: Legislative Aide/Administrative Assistant


Council Members

Name: Norieliz DeJesus
Phone: 857-364-9036
Email: norielizdejesus@chelseama.gov
Address: 373 Crescent Ave, #1
Title: City Council President, District 3 Councillor

Name: Todd Taylor
Phone: 617-872-3174
Email: toddtaylor@chelseama.gov
Address: 45 Nichol St.
Title: Council Vice President, District 1 Councillor

Name: Leo Robinson
Phone:  617-791-6756
Email: lrobinson@chelseama.gov
Address:  83 Warren Avenue
Title: Councillor at Large

Name: Kelly Garcia
Phone: 857-247-9504
Email: kellygarcia@chelseama.gov
Address: 135 Washington Avenue
Title: Councillor at Large

Name: Roberto Jimenez Rivera
Phone: 603-260-9448
Email: rjimenez@chelseama.gov
Address: 40 Eleanor Street 
Title: Councillor at Large

Name: Melinda Vega
Phone:  857-241-0026
Email: melindavega@chelseama.gov
Address:  116 Clark Ave
Title: District 2 Councillor

Name: Tanairi Garcia
Phone: 857-391-9523
Email: tanairigarcia@chelseama.gov
Address: 135 Washington Ave
Title: District 4 Councillor

Name: Lisa Anne Santagate 
Phone:
339-226-1320
Email:
lisasantagate@chelseama.gov
Address:
221 Shurtleff Street 
Title:
District 5 Councillor

Name: Giovanni A. Recupero
Phone:
617-386-9603
Email:
giovannirecupero@chelseama.gov
Address:
147 Essex Street
Title:
District 6 Councillor

Name: Manuel Teshe
Phone:  617-858-9105
Email: manuelteshe@chelseama.gov
Address: 188 Broadway
Title: District 7 Councillor

Name: Calvin T. Brown
Phone:  
617-407-4845
Email:
calvintbrown@chelseama.gov
Address:
300 Commandants Way, #113
Title:
District 8 Councillor


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Hours of Operation


Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Meeting Information

When: The Chelsea City Council typically meets two Mondays per month, except in July and August when they are in recess.

Phone: 617-466-4060
Fax: 617-466-4065

Address
Chelsea City Hall, Room #306
500 Broadway
Chelsea, MA 02150
United States
See map: Google Maps

Additional Information
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