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Who is currently on the City Council?

Updated members of the Pico Rivera City Council can be found here.

How many Council Members serve on the City Council?

There are five members serving on the Council.

Do members of the City Council represent specific areas of the City of Pico Rivera?

No, members of the City Council are elected "at large," meaning each one is elected by voters from throughout the entire city and therefore represent all residents of Pico Rivera.

On what other boards does the City Council serve?

The members of the City Council also serve as the board of directors for the Pico Rivera Water Authority, Finance Authority and the Pico Rivera Housing Authority.

How long is a City Council member’s term?

The members of City Council serve four-year terms. Municipal elections are held in odd numbered years on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November. The council terms overlap with three members selected at one election and two at the next.

How is the Mayor of Pico Rivera selected?

The Mayor and the Mayor Pro Tem are selected by the City Council from among its own members. The Mayor serves as the presiding officer at city council meetings, with the Mayor Pro Tem filling that role in the Mayor's absence. Both the Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem have the same voting power as any other council member.

How do I get in contact with the City Council?

You can contact the City Council office at (562) 801-4371 or send an email to

How do I request that a member of the City Council come to a Grand Opening or other community event?

You can contact the City Council office by calling (562) 801-4371 or sending an email to

When are the City Council Meetings held?

City Council meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month beginning at 6:00 p.m. The council meets in the City Council Chambers at City Hall.

Are City Council Meetings open to the public?

Yes, all regular City Council meetings are open to the public. Pursuant to state law, council meetings that deal with personnel or legal issues are closed and not open to the public.

If I can’t make a Council Meeting, is there a way to watch from home or online?

Live coverage of City Council meetings are available on Time Warner Cable channel 3, Verizon FiOS Channel 33 and AT&T U-Verse Channel 99 (Pico Rivera).  Meetings are also available online within 48 hours of the meeting date by clicking here. Live streaming of council meetings are not available at this time.