City of San Rafael City Hall 1400 5th Ave, San Rafael, CA94901 The city of San Rafael is headquartered on Fifth Avenue in offices that include the city manager, clerk, attorney the…More community development department, the finance department, information technology, human resources and police. The city council meets in town hall chambers at 8pm on the first and third Monday of each month. City Manager Ken Nordhoff advises the council on pertinent issues, including policy and operations. He is aided by Jim Schultz, assistant city manager and Nancy Mackle, deputy city manager, along with the city attorney and various boards and commissions. The city staff and elected officials are beholden to the electorate.