The Town Council acts as the governing body of the town, with all the regulatory and corporate powers of a municipal corporation provided under California state law. In general, it directs the operation of the town government by establishing town policies and programs.
Town Council Members are elected by the electorate of the town for a 4-year term. The members are elected on a staggered-term basis. Elections will be held in March of even-numbered years beginning in March, 2020. The Mayor and Vice Mayor are chosen by the Council for a 1-year term, with the reorganization occurring annually in July. To view the ordinance with details on this change, click here.