City Council

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESPublic Seating in Council ChambersAs a legislative body, the City Council 
is responsible for the enactment of local laws (ordinances), the adoption of the annual City Budget and Capital Improvement Program, and the review and adoption of proposed policies, agreements, contracts, and other City business items.

Council appoints the City Manager and City Attorney, as well as the members of the various boards and commissions.

Council / Manager SystemThe City of Fortuna is a Council / Manager form of government, wherein the Council sets policy and gives direction on all matters concerning the City operations. The City Manager is responsible for carrying out Council policy, directing City staff, and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the City.

The City Council consists of five members, elected from the City at large, who serve four-year terms. Bi-annually, the City Council appoints a Mayor and a Mayor Pro Tem from its own membership to serve a two-year term. 

MAYOR'S ROLESue Long 2021

Mayor Sue Long

The Mayor is responsible for presiding over City Council meetings, representing the City Council at various business, social, and ceremonial events, and signing all City ordinances and resolutions. The Mayor Pro Tem performs these duties in the absence of the Mayor.

City Council members
Mayor Pro Tem Trent   IMG_0029          
Mayor Pro Tem Tami Trent   Council Member Jeremy Stanfield           
 IMG_0001    Mike Losey 2021          
Council Member Mike Johnson   Council Member Mike Losey            

The Mayor and Council Members may be contacted as a group here or through the City Clerk’s office at (707) 725-1409.