City Council

Agendas & Minutes

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Members

Charles E. "Chuck" Puckett, Mayor

Charles E. "Chuck" Puckett

Dr. Allan Bernstein, Mayor Pro Tem

Dr. Allan Bernstein

Letitia Clark, Council Member

Letitia Clark

Austin Lumbard, Council Member

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Barry W. Cooper,  Council Member

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About

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.

Duties

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.