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
New Code Enforcement Officer
6/26/2015  The Code Enforcement Division is pleased to welcome its newest member Mr. Ross Corona. Ross is filling an existing Code Enforcement Officer position that was vacated several months ago. He began his Code Enforcement career in the City of Corona in 2006 and comes to us from the City of Sierra Madre. Prior to working in Code Enforcement, he completed a two year internship with the City of Corona Finance Department and later a six month internship with the Los Angeles Police Department Detective Bureau. Ross holds numerous Code Enforcement certifications along with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from CSU-Fullerton. He is currently enrolled in the Master’s in Public Administration Program at Cal-Baptist University in Riverside.

Tree Removal
6/26/2015  There is a City maintained Red-flowering Gum tree at 31566 Eagle Rock Way that has died and will be removed by the City’s contractor. The tree was inspected by two separate arborists retained by the City, and both agree that removal of the tree is the only option.

“My Laguna” 2015 Photo contest Winners
6/26/2015  To celebrate Laguna Beach and provide high-quality photographs for the City’s new website design, the City sponsored a photo contest. Individuals who live, work or exhibit in the City were invited to submit photographs fitting the theme of “My Laguna”. The contest ran between May 22 and June 12, 2015. The juror, photographer Tom Lamb, reviewed 159 submissions from 63 photographers. Tom Lamb is the owner of Lamb Studio.

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