The City Council is comprised of five residents who are elected at-large to four year terms. In January of each year, the members of the Council select, from among themselves, the Mayor and Mayor Pro-Tem. The City Council also acts as the Water Utility Authority and the Public Finance Authority. The Councilmembers are identified in Government Code Section 87200 and file statements of economic interests with the City Clerk's office. Copies of the statements may be obtained by visiting the offices of the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) or the City Clerk. The physical address of the FPPC is 428 J Street, Suite 620, Sacramento, CA 95814. The physical address of the City Clerk is 11710 Telegraph Road, Santa Fe Springs, Ca 90670. The statements for some state and local elected government officials may be available in electronic format on the FPPC'sa webiste at http://www.fppc.ca.gov.
The City Council is responsible for appointing a City Manager, City Attorney, and resident members of the City's Boards and Commissions, as well as adopting the City's Annual Budget and Capital Improvement Plan. The City Council is the primary policy-making and legislative body of the City.
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