City Manager

The City Manager is responsible for the administrative functions of the City under the provisions of the Municipal Code. With the exception of the City Clerk and City Treasurer, both of whom are elected, each of the City Department Heads reports to the City Manager who, in turn, reports to the City Council. The Secretary to the City Manager assists the City Manager and the five Councilmembers.

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 Manager
John Pietig
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Phone: (949) 497-0704 Fax: (949) 497-0771