City Council

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Rene J. Trevino                                                                         Melissa Ramoso
       Mayor                                                                                   Mayor Pro Tem


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          Monica Manalo
          Councilmember

             Tony Lima
         Councilmember

   Ali Sajjad Taj
 Councilmember

The City Council is the legislative and policy making body for the City of Artesia. Council is comprised of five
members, elected by the voters large in Artesia. Terms for City Council seats are staggered every four years,
with non-partisan elections held every two years. The positions of Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem rotate annually
in December, following a vote by Council.

Key functions of the City Council include: 

  • Enacting local law and ordinances
  • Adopting the annual city budget
  • Approving city programs
  • Appropriating funding to provide public services for Artesia residents and local businesses

The City Council meets in regular session on the second Monday of each month at 7:00 pm. in the Council
Chambers, 18747 Clarkdale Avenue, Artesia, CA 90701


Internal Committees (PDF)
External Committees (PDF)