Chula Vista City Government
The Chula Vista City Council consists of five members including
All members are elected from the
city at-large and must be residents of the city at the time of their
election or appointment. Members of the Chula Vista City Council
must be qualified electors of the city.
The term of each member of the City Council is four years and
commences on the first Tuesday of December of the year of the election
and continues until a successor qualifies. Members of the City Council
and Mayor are limited to two terms of office.
All powers of the city, except as otherwise provided in the Charter
of the City of Chula Vista, are vested in the City Council.
City Council Mission Statement
The City of Chula Vista is committed to build and nurture a progressive
and cohesive community which values our diversity, respects our
citizens, honors our legacy, and embraces the opportunities of the
City Council Values
||An environment characterized by employees willing
to pledge themselves to a position or an issue.
||An organization and work force distinguished
by sound moral and ethical character.
|| An environment characterized by employees
who are willing to be responsible.
||A climate of goal-accomplishment; bringing
to a successful end.
The City of Chula Vista is a Charter City which operates under
the council-manager form of government. The city council which is
comprised of four council members and the mayor is the governing
body of the city and possesses various legislative powers. The city
council appoints a city manager to serve as the chief administrator
and invests in him or her with the responsibility for carrying out
the city council's general policies. The city council also appoints
a city clerk.
City council meetings are held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesdays in the Council Chambers. The city council agenda is available for perusal at the Chula Vista Civic Center Library.