Policy & Government Oversight (POGO) Committee

This Committee functions as the “working committee” of the City Council, essentially functioning as a consolidation of all other standing committees.

The POGO Committee exercises primary oversight of enterprise management functions and internal operations; policies and programs related to public safety, health, and social services; housing as well as residential and commercial development (and land sales); infrastructure and transportation; special service districts and related assessments; recycling and solid waste disposal issues; block events and encroachment permits; civil rights; labor standards; immigration; neighborhoods and community engagement; and intergovernmental relations and City legislative platforms and priorities.

Membership: Bender (chair); Jenkins (vice chair); Reich; Gordon; Fletcher; Cunningham; Ellison; Warsame; Goodman; Cano; Schroeder; Johnson; Palmisano

Meetings: Thursdays each week at 1:30 p.m.

See upcoming POGO Committee calendar

See latest POGO agenda items

Finance Subcommittee: Handles the functions now performed by Ways & Means Committee.

Equity Subcommittee: Handles the functions now performed by the Race Equity Subcommittee (COW).

Reporting Departments & Divisions

Affiliated Boards & Commissions

Staff Contacts:

Peggy Menshek and Ayan Adan (Jackie Hanson)

Last updated Jul 10, 2020



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