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Photo Named one of the fastest-growing cities in America, the City of Palmdale has enjoyed tremendous growth and prosperity over the last decade. The more than 152,000 residents who call Palmdale home enjoy a pleasing quality of life in this family-oriented community.

Palmdale is a Charter City governed under the council/manager form of local government. The mayor is elected every two years for a two-year term. Also every two years, two of the four councilmembers are elected to serve four-year terms.

City Council meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month. Meetings begin at 7 pm in the City Council Chamber, 38300 Sierra Highyway, Suite B.

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Palmdale is located in the southern region of the Antelope Valley, approximately 60 miles northeast of Downtown Los Angeles off State Highway 14.

The City of Palmdale's fundamental values are openness, tolerance, inclusiveness, and acceptance. Palmdale prides itself on its diversity and welcomes all people regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, familial status, or national origin, and regardless of the source of their income or whether they receive government assistance. The City will not tolerate acts of discrimination against any of its residents.

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