City Council

Members

Council members are elected by the voters of Del Mar. Elections are held in November of even-numbered years. In order to be eligible to run for election, a potential candidate must be a resident and registered voter in the City of Del Mar and nominated by no less than 20 registered voters of the City of Del Mar. Additionally, each Council member represents the City on numerous regional boards/organizations, as well as acts as liaisons to council advisory committees. Council members receive $300 per month and the Mayor receives $350 per month. 



Members of the City Council are:

The City Council, as representatives of the residents of Del Mar, sets City policy, determines budget priorities, allocates City resources, and hears appeals from decisions of the Design Review Board and Planning Commission. The City Council appoints the City Manager to manage the day to day operations of the City and the City Attorney to provide legal advice and ensure compliance with local, state, and federal law.



The City Council establishes a list of goals and priorities that are incorporated into the City's overall annual work plan. A list of the goals and priorities, and status is provided here



Council Meetings


  • First and third Mondays of the month
  • 6 p.m. - Watch live and on-demand
  • Council Chambers
     2010 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Suite 100
    Del Mar, CA 92014

Council meetings are occasionally held on the second Mondays and/or special meetings called.



Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Meeting Schedules: City Council Policies

The City Council has established a Policy Manual that includes policies and procedures for the conduct of City Council meetings and business.



City Council Appointments


Interested in Volunteering?


If you are interested in serving on a board, commission, or committee, complete and submit an online citizen interest form.



Financial Interest Statements

The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) regulations require that designated officials disclose those financial interests which could foreseeably be affected, in a material manner, by a city decision made by the official in the performance of the official’s responsibilities. Del Mar incorporates the FPPC requirements in Del Mar Municipal Code Chapter 2.12. Read more.