Councilman Application



Due to the resignation of Councilmember Martin Hernandez, there is currently a vacancy on the Santa Paula City Council. The City of Santa Paula is asking all interested individuals to apply for this vacancy on the City Council, which is set to expire in December 2020. Applicants must be registered voters and residents of the City of Santa Paula.

The City of Santa Paula operates under the Council/Manager form of government. Legislative power is held by the publicly-elected five-member City Council. Council Members are elected at-large for alternating four year terms, with elections in November of even-numbered years. Council Members select the Mayor and Mayor Pro-Tem each year in December from among themselves. The Mayor presides over City Council meetings, signs official documents, and performs ceremonial functions. As the Legislative Branch of Municipal Government, the City Council adopts laws and makes policy decisions for the City of Santa Paula.

The City Council meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. Council Members are expected to periodically attend and participate in City programs and activities, and committees with outside organizations. Council Members receive a monthly stipend of $1,278.

Applications can be picked up at the City Clerk’s Office located in City Hall at 970 Ventura Street; emailed or accessed from the City’s website. Please call or email the City Clerk’s Office at (805) 933-4208, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., for further information.

Application deadline is August 30, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.

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