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Chula Vista City Government

The Chula Vista City Council consists of five members including four Councilmembers:

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 future.

City Council Values

Commitment An environment characterized by employees willing to pledge themselves to a position or an issue.
Integrity An organization and work force distinguished by sound moral and ethical character.
Accountability An environment characterized by employees who are willing to be responsible.
Achievement 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.


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