The City of San Jacinto is a general law city which operates under the laws of the State of California and applicable ordinances adopted by the City Council. The City has a Council-Manager form of government.
About the City Council
The City Council consists of five representatives chosen at large by the electorate. The Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem are then elected by the Council. The Mayor and Council set policy, enact legislation, and adopt the budget under which the city operates. The City Manager, appointed by the Council, is the chief administrator for the City.
Note: Mayor Pro-Tem Mark Bartel has resigned from the City Council in April, 2016. He has served on the City Council since being elected in 2010 and has been an important asset to the City. Through various endeavors, he has won the highest regard of all his associates and the admiration of citizens throughout the community. Mark Bartel will be missed both professionally and as a friend. Please join the City in extending best wishes for continued success in his life’s pursuits.
Update: At the May 3 City Council Meeting, the Council established an ad hoc committee to appoint a community member to fill the City Council position opened with the departure of Mark Bartel. The target date to fill the City Council position is the June meeting
City Council Members
Mayor Pro Tem
Other City Officials
City Treasurer, Kaleena Richards.
Regular City Council meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the San Jacinto Unified School District Chambers, 2045 S. San Jacinto Avenue, San Jacinto, and at such other times as special meetings may be called. Should a regularly scheduled Council meeting fall on a holiday, the meeting shall be conducted the next regular business day. Council Agendas are posted on the San Jacinto Public Records page, where you have access to Agendas, Minutes, and Staff Reports.
The mission of the City Council is:
- To build upon and enjoy our special heritage
- To create an attractive, well-planned and balanced community that supports our citizens and businesses
- To provide a safe and healthy community that offers education, employment, recreation, and cultural opportunities
- To promote pride in San Jacinto
Board, commission and committee members are appointed by the City Council.
The planning commission advises the council on development matters within the City.
Regular Planning Commission meetings are held every second Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m at the San Jacinto Unified School District Chambers, 2045 S. San Jacinto Avenue, San Jacinto. Planning Commission agendas are provided on the agenda page.
- Jerry Mossbarger, Chairman
- Leticia Arciniega, Vice Chairman
- Jesse Martinez
- Andrew Seitl
- Steve Warneke