The Los Angeles County Division is made up of 86 cities within Los Angeles County and provides members with the opportunity to exchange ideas and information and share the advantages of cooperative advocacy. It includes more than 11 million people, stretches 4,500 square miles — making it one of the nation's largest counties — and is led by more than 550 elected officials.

 

Division Cities

  • Agoura Hills
  • Alhambra
  • Arcadia
  • Artesia
  • Avalon
  • Azusa
  • Baldwin Park
  • Bell
  • Bell Gardens
  • Bellflower
  • Beverly Hills
  • Bradbury
  • Burbank
  • Calabasas
  • Carson
  • Cerritos
  • Claremont
  • Commerce
  • Compton
  • Covina
  • Cudahy
  • Culver City
  • Diamond Bar
  • Downey
  • Duarte
  • El Monte
  • El Segundo
  • Gardena
  • Glendale

  • Glendora
  • Hawaiian Gardens
  • Hawthorne
  • Hermosa Beach
  • Hidden Hills
  • Huntington Park
  • Industry
  • Inglewood
  • Irwindale
  • La Canada Flintridge
  • La Habra Heights
  • La Mirada
  • La Puente
  • La Verne
  • Lakewood
  • Lawndale
  • Lomita
  • Long Beach
  • Los Angeles
  • Lynwood
  • Malibu
  • Manhattan Beach
  • Maywood
  • Monrovia
  • Montebello
  • Monterey Park
  • Norwalk
  • Palos Verdes Estates
  • Paramount

  • Pasadena
  • Pico Rivera
  • Pomona
  • Rancho Palos Verdes
  • Redondo Beach
  • Rolling Hills
  • Rolling Hills Estates
  • Rosemead
  • San Dimas
  • San Fernando
  • San Gabriel
  • San Marino
  • Santa Clarita
  • Santa Fe Springs
  • Santa Monica
  • Sierra Madre
  • Signal Hill
  • South El Monte
  • South Gate
  • South Pasadena
  • Temple City
  • Torrance
  • Vernon
  • Walnut
  • West Covina
  • West Hollywood
  • Westlake Village
  • Whittier

 

Division Officers/ Members

The division is guided by an executive committee under the leadership of a division president. Elected city officials and professional city staff attend division meetings throughout the year to share what they are doing and advocate for their interests in Sacramento. Division members also participate in the development of Cal Cities policy through representation on:

  • The Cal Cities Board of Directors;
  • Policy committees;

Division Officers 

President - James R. Bozajian, Mayor, Calabasas
Vice President - Andrew Chou, Council Member, Diamond Bar
Secretary/Treasurer - Henry Bouchot, Council Member, Whittier
Board Director - Ana Maria Quintana, Council Member, Bell
Past President - Blanca Pacheco, Mayor Pro Tem, Downey
Regional Director - Arroyo Verdugo JPA: Diana Mahmud, Mayor, South Pasadena
Regional Director - Gateway Cities COG: Steve Croft, Vice Mayor, Lakewood
Regional Director - Las Virgenes-Malibu COG: Laura McCorkindale, Mayor Pro Tem, Hidden Hills
Regional Director - San Fernando Valley COG: Marsha McLean, Council Member, Santa Clarita
Regional Director - San Gabriel Valley COG: Margaret Clark, Council Member, Rosemead
Regional Director - South Bay Cities COG: Bea Dieringer, Mayor, Rolling Hills
Regional Director - Westside Cities COG: Sue Himmelrich, Mayor, Santa Monica
Regional Director - City of Los Angeles: John Wickham, Chief Legislative Analyst, Los Angeles
County Boards, Commissions, and Task Forces
The Division serves as the appointing authority for a number of Los Angeles County boards, commissions, and task forces including:

  • Commission on Alcohol & Other Drugs
  • Commission on Local Governmental Services
  • Countywide Criminal Justice Coordination Committee
  • Emergency Medical Services Commission
  • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Authority Technical Advisory Committee
  • Solid Waste Management Committee/Integrated Waste Management Task Force
Legislative Advocacy
SB 4 (Gonzalez) Communications: California Advanced Services Fund: deaf and disabled telecommunications program: surcharges

Will update the California Advance Services Fund (CASF) by removing the 2022 sunset on the CASF surcharge, capping the surcharge fee at $0.23/month and prioritizing deployment of broadband infrastructure in unserved and underserved communities throughout California.


SB 9 (Atkins) Housing development: approvals.

Would require a local government to ministerially approve a housing development containing two residential units in single-family residential zones. Additionally, this measure would require local governments to ministerially approve urban lot splits.

 
SB 15 (Portantino)​ Housing development: incentives: rezoning of idle retail sites. 

A reintroduction of last year's SB 1299, this bill would enable cities that rezone, build, and certify new occupancy of idle big box retail sites or commercial shopping centers into workforce multi-family housing to receive the average of the annual amount of sales tax revenue generated by that site for the last seven (7) years. The program would be administered by the Department of Housing and Community Development and requires annual appropriation by the legislature.

 
SB 278 (Leyva) Public Employees' Retirement System: disallowed compensation: benefit adjustments.

A reintroduction of last year's SB 266, would require public agencies to directly pay retirees and/or their beneficiaries, disallowed retirement benefits using general fund dollars. Our objections to this measure are rooted in policy, operational cost, and legal concerns that will inevitably face virtually every state and local government agency should this measure be signed into law. 

 
SB 342 (Gonzalez) South Coast Air Quality Management District: board membership.

Would add two additional seats to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) Governing Board to be filled by persons residing in and working directly with pollution-burdened and vulnerable communities and issues of environmental justice in the South Coast Air Basin.


SB 426 (Rubio) Municipal separate storm sewer: financial capability analysis.

Would require the State Water Resources Control Board to adopt Financial Capability Assessment (FCA) guidelines for Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permittees that consider the costs to local jurisdictions. 

 
SB 556 (Dodd) Street light poles, traffic signal poles: small wireless facilities attachments.

Requires local governments to make space available on street light poles, traffic signal poles, utility poles, and other public infrastructure to telecommunications providers without recognizing local authority to manage the public right-of-way preserved in federal law; and creates ambiguity in the fees local governments can charge for access to their infrastructure


SB 590 (Allen) 2022 statewide primary election: terms of office.

Resolves an issue for some local city council terms caused by the signing of SB 970 (Umberg, 2020) which moved California’s statewide primary in gubernatorial years from March to June to assist in making sure all levels of government have the appropriate amount of time to engage in districting and redistricting as required by the law.


AB 377 (R. Rivas) Water quality: impaired waters.

Would alter the state's existing water quality programs without providing any solutions that will result in the attainment of water quality objectives.

 
AB 818 (Bloom) Solid waste: premoistened nonwoven disposable wipes.

Establishes standardized labeling for single-use wet wipes to provide clear and consistent consumer information about what products are not safe to flush.

 
AB 1053 (Gabriel) City selection committee: quorum: teleconferencing.

Would allow City Selection Committee meetings to lower quorum requirements to one-third and allow meetings to be conducted by teleconference and electronic means.

Contact Your Lawmaker
2512 Artesia Blvd., Suite 320
Redondo Beach, CA 90278
Phone: (310) 318-6994
 
Senator Bob Archuleta (District 32)
17315 Studebaker Road, Suite 332
Cerritos, CA 90703
Phone: (562) 860-3202

Senator Steven Bradford (District 35)
222 West 6th Street, Suite 320
San Pedro, CA 90731
Phone: (310) 514-8573
 
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Phone: (213) 483-9300

Senator Lena A. Gonzalez (District 33)
3939 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 107
Long Beach, CA 90807
Phone: (562) 256-7921
 
Senator Robert M. Hertzberg (District 18)
6150 Van Nuys Blvd., Suite 400
Van Nuys, CA 91401
Phone: (818) 901-5588

Senator Connie M. Leyva (District 20)
11780 Central Avenue, Suite 205
Chino, CA 91710
Phone: (909) 591-7016
 
Senator Josh Newman (District 29)
1800 East Lambert Road, Suite 150
Brea, CA 92821
Phone: (714) 671-9474

Senator Anthony Portantino (District 25)
1000 North Central Avenue, Suite 240
Glendale, CA 91202
Phone: (818) 409-0400

Senator Susan Rubio (District 22)
100 South Vincent Avenue, Suite 401
West Covina, CA 91790
Phone: (626) 430-2499

Senator Henry Stern (District 27)
5016 North Parkway Calabasas, Suite 222
Calabasas, CA 91302
Phone: (818) 876-3352

Senator Scott Wilk (District 21)
848 West Lancaster Blvd., Suite 101
Lancaster, CA 93534
Phone: (661) 729-6232
 
VACANT (District 30)
700 State Drive, Suite 113
Los Angeles, CA 90037
Phone: (213) 745-6656
 
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone: (310) 450-0041

Assembly Member Autumn R. Burke (District 62)
One Manchester Blvd., Suite 601
Inglewood, CA 90301
Phone: (310) 412-6400

Assembly Member Lisa Calderon (District 57)
13181 Crossroads Parkway, Suite 160
City of Industry, CA 91746
Phone: (562) 692-5858
 
Suite 810, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Phone: (213) 483-5151

Assembly Member Ed Chau (District 49)
1255 Corporate Center Drive, Suite 306
Monterey Park, CA 91754
Phone: (323) 264-4949 

Brea, CA 92821
Phone: (714) 529-5502

Assembly Member Laura Friedman (District 43)
300 East Magnolia Blvd., Suite 504
Burbank, CA 91502
Phone: (818) 558-3043
 
Assembly Member Jesse Gabriel (District 45)
6150 Van Nuys Blvd., Suite 306
Van Nuys, CA 91401
Phone: (818) 904-3840

Assembly Member Cristina Garcia (District 58)
8255 Firestone Blvd., Suite 203
Downey, CA 90241
Phone: (562) 861-5803

Assembly Member Mike A. Gipson (District 64)
879 West 190th Street, Suite 920
Gardena, CA 90248
Phone: (310) 324-6408

Assembly Member Chris Holden (District 41)
600 Rosemead Blvd., Suite 117
Pasadena, CA 91107
Phone: (626) 351-1917
 
Assembly Member Jacqui Irwin (District 44)
2301 East Daily Drive, Suite 200
Camarillo, CA 93010
Phone: (805) 482-1904

Los Angeles, CA 90037
Phone: (213) 744-2111

Los Angeles, CA 90008
Phone: (323) 291-5441

Assembly Member Tom Lackey (District 36)
41319 12th Street West, Suite 105
Palmdale, CA 93551
Phone: (661) 267-7636

Assembly Member Al Muratsuchi (District 66)
23211 Hawthorne Blvd., Suite 200A
Torrance, CA 90505
Phone: (310) 375-0691

Assembly Member Adrin Nazarian (District 46)
6150 Van Nuys Blvd., Suite 300
Van Nuys, CA 91401
Phone: (818) 376-4246

Long Beach, CA 90802
Phone: (562) 495-2915

South Gate, CA 90280
Phone: (562) 529-3250

Assembly Member Luz Rivas (District 39)
9300 Laurel Canyon Blvd., First Floor
Arleta, CA 91331
Phone (818) 504-3911

Chino, CA 91710
Phone: (909) 902-9606

Assembly Member Blanca E. Rubio (District 48)
100 North Barranca Street, Suite 895
West Covina, CA 91791
Phone: (626) 960-4457

Los Angeles, CA 90013
Phone: (213) 620-4646
 
Valencia, CA 91355
Phone: (661) 286-1565

Strategic Priorities
The Division's Board of Directors meet every fall to review the previous year’s accomplishments and adopt strategic goals for the following year. The Board of Directors adopted the following goals for 2021:

  • Support programs, measures, and funding that assist cities, residents, and businesses in pandemic relief. Oppose legislation that negatively impacts small businesses and support legislation that provides incentives such as tax credits and other economic benefits.
  • Advocate for programs, services, and funding for housing (including retrofits) for homeless individuals and families, including treatment for mental illness and substance abuse.
  • Prioritize financial resources and incentives to increase the supply of affordable housing and preserve local land use control.
  • Support policies and funding for disaster preparedness, community resiliency, and efforts that enhance public safety. 
Division Scorecard
The Division established its Legislative Scorecard in 2011 to communicate information about legislative votes and their specific impacts to local government. The Scorecard is a way for city officials to assess Los Angeles-area legislators on key local government issues, including local control, local revenue, and municipal public policy.
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Division Meetings / Events

 

About Division Meetings
The Los Angeles County Division holds general membership meetings at various times throughout the year. All General Membership meetings begin with a reception at 6 PM, followed by the meeting unless otherwise noted.

Additional Division events include the Countywide City Managers Meeting, the Annual Installation Ceremony & Dinner, a Division meeting at the Annual Conference, and the All Cities Holiday Reception. Additional trainings and briefings are held as needed.
Upcoming Division Meetings
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Annual Conference Lunch
SAFE Credit Union Convention Center, Sacramento
Register HERE
Past Division Meetings Resources 
May 19, 2021: Countywide City Managers Meeting
Following the American Rescue Plan with the American Jobs Plan - Brittney Kohler, National League of Cities 

Elements in Economic Recovery Strategy - Dr. Robert Kleinhenz
 
March 4, 2021: General Membership Meeting 
Featuring Carolyn Coleman, Executive Director, Cal Cities and Dr. Shirley Weber, California Secretary of State

Brandon Stephenson & John Anderson, Cerrell 

January 7, 2021: General Membership Meeting 
Featuring Mike Madrid, Lincoln Project Co-Founder & Grassroots Lab Partner
 
 
October 7, 2020: General Membership Meeting during Annual Conference & Expo 
Featuring Paul Mitchell, Redistricting Partners Owner & Political Data, Inc. Vice President
 
Open Government Laws & Ethics - Scott Campbell

Financial Responsibilities & City Revenues - Pat West & Ron Bates
 
Roles & Responsibilities of Mayors & Council Members - Ron Bates & Pat West
 
Message Development & Media Refresher Training - Eric Rose

Los Angeles County Fire Department, Measure FD - Deputy Chief Jon O'Brien

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Contact Staff

Quan, Jennifer
Jennifer Quan
Regional Public Affairs Manager, Los Angeles County Division
(626) 786-5142

Guerrero, Kristine
Kristine Guerrero
Regional Public Affairs Manager/Los Angeles County Division Legislative Director
(626) 716-0076

Kiernan, Jeff
Jeff Kiernan
Regional Public Affairs Manager, Los Angeles County Division
(310) 630-7505

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