The Lomita City Council is comprised of five members elected at large to four-year terms. Annually, the City Council selects one of its members to serve as Mayor, and one member to serve as Mayor Pro-Tem.

The City operates under the Council-Manager form of government. The City Council serves as the elected legislative and policy-making body of the City, enacting all laws and directing any actions necessary to provide for the general welfare of the community.  The City Council is assisted by four commissions and a number of subcommittees to advise on matters within specific areas of responsibility.  The City Council appoints the City Manager and City Attorney and members of all advisory Commission, Boards and Subcommittees.

Agendas & Minutes
Meeting Calendar
Public Notices
Mayor
Cindy Segawa

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Cindy Segawa
Mayor

Mayor Pro-Tem
Barry M. Waite

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Barry M. Waite
Mayor Pro-Tem

Council Member
James Gazeley

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James Gazeley
Council Member

Council Member
William D. Uphoff

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William D. Uphoff
Council Member

Council Member
Mark Waronek

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Mark Waronek
Council Member

Core Values, Vision, and Mission Statement

The City Council has adopted a set of core values, vision and mission statements for the City, as follows:

Core Values

Professionalism/Integrity

The City will operate with utmost integrity including treating all residents, customers, and other members of the public with respect and professionalism.

Respect

Respect of others is a fundamental requirement for operating a professional organization. The City will respect residents, business owners, customers, each other, the environment, and institutions.

Innovation/High Performance

The City will consistently strive for continuous quality improvement in everything it does. This includes creative thinking and finding innovative and cost-effective ways to accomplish the City’s goals in a fiscally prudent manner.

Health and Safety Awareness

The City will consistently strive to maintain public safety and health and to provide recreational opportunities by upholding established rules and regulations to promote community wellness in order to sustain a healthy environment.

Vision Statement

As a family friendly City, Lomita will strive creatively and consistently to provide excellent public service and employee performance, with the intent to enrich the quality of life for every citizen, worker and business owner.

Mission Statement

The mission of the City of Lomita is to provide a healthy, safe and friendly small-town community where everyone can successfully live, work and play.

Meeting Information

Regular City Council meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month at 6:00 pm. View the meeting calendar.

Statement of Economic Interests

The City Council members are elected officers identified in Government Code Section 87200 and file statements of economic interests with the City Clerk’s office. Copies of the statements of economic interests filed by these elected officers 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, California 95814. The physical address of the City Clerk’s office is 24300 Narbonne Avenue Lomita CA 90717. The statements of economic interests for some state and local government agency elected officers may be available in electronic format on the FPPC’s website at http://www.fppc.ca.gov.

2021 Notice of Reorganization (PDF)