Lydia Kou

Lydia Kou

Lydia Kou
250 Hamilton Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Phone: (650) 308-9893
Email 1: Lydia.Kou@cityofpaloalto.org
Email 2: kou.pacc@gmail.com


Social Media

Council Member Kou's Website
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Office Hours

Office Hours are postponed at this time due to the pandemic, please call or email to make a phone or virtual appointment.

Hours: Monthly, 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 11:30am – 1:30pm
Location: Palo Alto City Hall, Clerk’s Office, 7th Floor

For a 1-on-1 meeting, please email Council Member Kou.


Personal

  • Born in Hong Kong (speak Mandarin, Cantonese and Shanghainese)
  • Palo Alto resident since 1998
  • Married, two children (PAUSD Grads) and one dog

Professional

Lydia Kou - LinkedIn


Council Service

  • Elected to City Council – 2016, Term ends 2020
  • Chair/Member - City/School Liaison Committee 2019, 2020
  • Member - Policy and Services Committee 2017, 2019, 2020
  • Member – Council Rail Committee 2018, 2019
  • Member - Finance Committee 2018
  • Member – Santa Clara County Planning Office Stanford Community Resource Group (CRG) 2020
  • Liaison – Palo Alto Parks and Recreation Commission 2020
  • Liaison – Palo Alto Youth Council 2018, 2019
  • Youth Liaison 2018, 2019
  • Liaison – Project Safety Net 2018, 2019
  • Liaison – Palo Alto/Stanford Citizens Corps Council 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Member – Santa Clara/Santa Cruz Counties Airport/Community Roundtable 2019, 2020
  • Liaison – SFO Airport/Community Roundtable 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Liaison – Skyposse 2018, 2019
  • Alternate – Skyposse 2017
  • Liaison – Caltrain Local Policy Makers Group 2019
  • Alternate – Caltrain Local Policy Makers Group 2020
  • Liaison – Business Association of California Avenue 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Alternate – Palo Alto Downtown Business and Professional Association 2018
  • Member – Santa Clara County Cities Association Legislative Action Committee 2019
  • Member – League of California Cities, Peninsula Division 2019
  • Liaison – Lytton Gardens 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Liaison – Human Relations Commission 2017
  • Alternate – Human Relations Commission 2018
  • Liaison – Library Advisory Commission 2017
  • Member – Santa Clara County Cities Association Emergency Operations Area Council (EOAC) 2017
  • Alternate – Art Center Foundation 2017

Community Service

For a list of Council Member Kou's community service work, please visit her Community Service page.