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. 

Bob Whalen

 Steve Dicterow

Toni Iseman

Kelly Boyd

Rob Zur Schmiede





(949) 497-2407

 Mayor Pro Tem
(949) 500-1132

Council Member
(949) 494-7648

Council Member
(949) 463-8089

Council Member
 (949) 497-0725 

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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
Downtown Specific Plan Update Project
7/7/2015  The City and consultant MIG invite you to take a retail survey to provide feedback for the Downtown Specific Plan Update Project. Your feedback is important to us as we continue to evaluate retail uses and develop a better understanding of the various factors that impact the downtown’s retail potential. To access the survey, simply click on the following link: DSP Retail Survey. Thanks in advance for helping to shape the Downtown Specific Plan!

Decommissioning San Onofre Education Fair July 9, 2015
7/6/2015  From Southern California Edison: Come Learn more about the decommissioning of San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, including used nuclear fuel management. Enjoy crafts and other activities for children. Refreshments will be served. The event is July 9, 2015 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Laguna Hills Community Center, 25555 Alicia Parkway, Laguna Hills, CA 92653.

Help Design the Village Entrance!
7/2/2015  The City is offering an interactive, online tool for the community to learn about the Village Entrance site and provide feedback on priorities for this important project. The interactive program will be available through mid-August and is accessible on a PC, tablet or mobile device. To participate, please visit the project website ( At the website, you'll also be able to download the Village Entrance Project Workbook, which includes eight “stops” with a map, photos, site details, and a set of questions for your consideration. Turn in your completed Workbook at City Hall or email a scanned copy to

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