City Council


  • 7 pm
  • 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month
  • Cultural Center
    183 N Main Street
    Lake Elsinore, CA 92530
  • Open to the public

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  1. Natasha Johnson

    Natasha Johnson

    Mayor, District 4

  1. Steve Manos

    Steve Manos

    Mayor Pro Tem

  1. Bob Magee

    Bob Magee

    Council Member

  1. Timothy J. Sheridan

    Timothy J. Sheridan

    Council Member

  1. Brian Tisdale

    Brian Tisdale

    Council Member


City Council Functions

The City Council consists of five members elected at large who constitute the City's governing body. The City Council is responsible for setting policy and approving actions to carry out the functions of municipal government, including:

  • Enactment of ordinances and resolutions necessary for governing the affairs of the City
  • Authorization of contracts on behalf of the City
  • Adopting the annual budget and Capital Improvements Plan (CIP)
  • Approving necessary measures for the protection of the community's health, safety, welfare and property
  • Representing the City at all levels of government on matters pertaining to the City's operations


City Council members are elected to four-year staggered terms. 

History of Mayor and Council Members

View the full history of the City of Lake Elsinore's Mayor and Council Members here

City Council Committee Appointments

The City Council reorganizes its officers and committee representatives annually. Committee and agency appointment recommendations are presented by the Mayor for ratification by the City Council. See the current City appointee (PDF) for each committee/agency and meeting schedules