Mayor Pro Tem
The City Council is the elected governing body that guides the progress of the City of Yucaipa. The Yucaipa City Council is comprised of five Councilmembers. Each shares equal voting powers on all items coming before the Council. The City Council meets annually to select one of its members to serve as Mayor and another of its members to serve as Mayor Pro Tem for a one-year term. The City Council provides legislative and policy direction to the City Manager, who implements their decisions to direct the activities of the City. The City Council responds to issues and concerns of the community by allocating resources, developing policies, and formulating strategies that support the vitality and economic viability of the City. All of their decisions must be made at public meetings.
The City Council appoints the City Manager and City Attorney and members of all advisory boards, commissions, and committees. The City Council also serves as the Board of Directors for the Yucaipa Successor Agency and as Commissioners of the Yucaipa Housing Authority.
City Council Meetings
City Council Meetings are held on the second and fourth Monday of the month at 6:00 pm in the City of Yucaipa Council Chambers, 34272 Yucaipa Boulevard, unless otherwise noticed. The official posting area for all meeting agendas is located on the bulletin board at the front entrance to City Hall. Electronic versions of the agenda packets and minutes are also available on the City’s website.
If you require special assistance to attend or participate in a meeting, please call the General Services/City Clerk’s Department at 909-797-2489 at least 48-hours prior to the meeting. If you wish to address the City Council/Housing Authority/Successor Agency during the meeting, speaker forms are available in the Chambers. Please complete the form and return it to the City Clerk prior to the beginning of the meeting. There is a three-minute time limit for speaking.
Rules and Procedures
The purpose and intent of the Council adopted rules and procedures for Council meetings and related functions and activities is to provide directory guidelines relating to the conduct of public business by or on behalf of the City Council. Resolution No. 94-31
Council Committees and Regional Organizations
The City Council reviews current memberships on various Council committees and organizations annually and makes adjustments, as appropriate. The link below provides a list of various Council committees, regional organizations, and ad-hoc committees that have Councilmembers as representatives. Listed adjacent to the organizations and committees are Councilmembers who are currently serving as members of these organizations. Council Committees and Regional Organizations