City Council

Mayoral Changeover 2019 W07

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council Members

Dr. Allan Bernstein, Mayor

Dr. Allan Bernstein

Letitia Clark, Mayor Pro Tem

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Chuck Puckett, Council Member

Charles E. "Chuck" Puckett

Austin Lumbard, Council Member


Barry W. Cooper,  Council Member

Cooper Photo


Tustin has a Council-Manager form of government which consists of an elected City Council responsible for policy making, and a professional City Manager, appointed by the Council. The City Council is a five-member governmental body that includes the Mayor, Mayor Pro Tem, and three Council Members.


Its duties as a General Law city include approval of the Budget and oversight of the financial affairs of the City. The City Council has the power to:

  • Act on program and administrative recommendations of City staff
  • Adopt ordinances and resolutions
  • Appropriate funds and approve contracts
  • Establish policy and approve programs
  • Make appointments to advisory boards and commissions
  • Respond to concerns and needs of residents

They also appoint the City Attorney as well as serve as the Board Members of the Successor Agency (former Redevelopment Agency). Individually, Council Members may represent the City by serving on state and regional boards and local civic organizations.