City Council

New Sign at City Hall Outside Few Memorial Hall, Council Chamber - sign donated by HBO and used in the film, "Big Little Lies" coming to HBO in 2017

The City Council is the legislative and policy-making branch of Monterey's municipal government. The Council consists of five members: the Mayor, elected to a two-year term, and four Councilmembers each elected to four-year terms.

In accordance with Government Code Section 87505 paragraphs a through c, members of the Monterey City Council are those elected officers required to file statements of economic interests (FPPC Form 700). These statements along with campaign reports are on file in the Monterey City Clerk's Office at 580 Pacific Street, Room 6, Monterey, CA 93940. Copies of statements and reports may be obtained by visiting or contacting the Monterey Clerk's Office.


"The Monterey City Council will provide visionary policy and legislative leadership that assures a safe, healthy and economically vibrant community. Anda!"

Council Mission