Headed by the City Council, which is composed of a Mayor and four Council Members, the Seal Beach City Government is an organization dedicated to serving the people and businesses of our community. Seal Beach’s mayor is selected annually from among the City Council Members and is charged with running the City Council meetings and representing the City throughout the community and region. The Council also elects a member to serve as Mayor Pro Tempore. The City Manager is the head of the administrative branch of the City government and is responsible to the City Council.
The City Council establishes policies and priorities for the provision of effective and efficient municipal services. The City Council is the City’s legislative authority and sets the policies under which the City operates. The City Council’s duties include establishing goals and policies, enacting legislation, adopting the City’s operating budget, and appropriating the funds necessary to provide service to the City’s residents, businesses, and visitors.
In this section of the City’s website you will find useful information about the City Council, meeting materials, Municipal Code, and election information, among other topics of interest.