City Council

The five member City Council is elected at large. Each Council member serves a four year term. The Council is responsible for the legislative functions of the City. Its meetings are generally held the first and third Tuesdays of each month starting at 6:00 p.m. 

Elizabeth Pearson

Bob Whalen

Toni Iseman

Kelly Boyd

Steve Dicterow





(949) 497-7128

 Mayor Pro Tem
(949) 497-2407

Council Member
(949) 494-7648

Council Member
(949) 463-8089

Council Member
(949) 500-1132

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To secure more input regarding issues of community interest and concern, the City Council has created the following commissions, boards, and committees:

  • Arts Commission
  • Board of Adjustment/Design Review Board
  • Personnel Board
  • Planning Commission 
  • Heritage Committee
  • HIV Advisory Committee
  • Housing and Human Services Committee
  • Environmental Sustainability Committee
  • Emergency/Disaster Preparedness Committee 
  • Parking/Traffic/Circulation Committee
  • Recreation Committee
City Hall Closed
11/26/2014  Reminder that City Hall will be closed on Thursday, November 27 for the Thanksgiving Day holiday, as well as, on Friday, November 28.

Wednesday, December 10 - Mobility Community Workshop
11/26/2014  The Planning Commission and the Parking, Traffic and Circulation Committee are hosting a workshop on Wednesday, December 10 to obtain community input on the Draft Enhanced Mobility and Complete Streets Transition Plan. Please join City staff and the project team for the first review of the Draft Plan. The Draft Plan is the culmination of more than a year of Laguna Beach multi-modal and complete streets enhancement recommendations by the public and the consultant (including several surveys, walking/biking tours and many public meetings).

Historic Resource Inventory Update
11/26/2014  The City’s Heritage Committee and historic consultant are in the process of conducting three public meetings regarding the City’s historic preservation program. The third meeting is scheduled for Monday, December 8, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at 505 Forest Avenue, Laguna Beach, CA 92651. At this meeting, the historic consultant will present a recent field survey of the homes identified on the 1982 Historic Resources Inventory.

City of Laguna Beach
505 Forest Avenue
Laguna Beach, California 92651
Phone: (949) 497-3311 Fax: (949) 497-0771