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.

Sign Up Now for Swim Team Prep

We are pleased to announce the return of the popular Swim Team Prep program at the Laguna Beach High School and Community Pool. Swim Team Prep is a fun, beginner level swim practice for children ages 4-9. Instruction focuses on learning the basics of various swim strokes. Classes will begin on October 6 at 6:00 p.m. For more information, please contact Adam Gufarotti, Pool Manager, at To sign up please visit the City’s website and click on the Recreation Activities icon.

City Council to Receive Update on Stand-Up Paddling Ordinance

The City Council will receive an update regarding the regulation of commercial Stand-Up Paddling activity at its meeting on Tuesday, October 7 at 6:00 p.m. The commercial SUP regulations took effect in July 2014, and were intended to improve safety and reduce neighborhood impacts associated with commercial, for-profit SUP activity, including classes, tours and instruction. Those who have an interest in the topic are encouraged to attend the meeting.

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