City Council

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESAs a legislative body, the City Council Chamber Public Seating 2024 - Copy
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 ROLETami Trent 2023 - Copy

Mayor Tami Trent

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

  Kyle Conley 2023 - Copy          
Mayor Pro Tem Mike Johnson   Council Member Kyle Conley           
 Mike Losey 2021    Kris Mobley 2023 - Copy          
Council Member Mike Losey   Council Member Kris Mobley            

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