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Address:   1901 Lisa Maloff Way, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150


The Sierra Nevada resort town of South Lake Tahoe attracts both adrenaline seekers and nature lovers year-round with outdoor pursuits and pristine beauty. Skiing, snowboarding, hiking, biking, golfing, boating—every day looks like a Lands’ End photo shoot. Indoors, the five-member city council—three councilmembers, a mayor, and a mayor pro tem – take care of civic business affecting the roughly 22,00 citizens.

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Five councilmembers, elected at large for four-year staggered terms, govern the city. The city clerk and treasurer are also elected by voters. Races for these positions are held in November of even-numbered years.

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Image caption: A community group called the Friends of Ski Run has broken ground on the future park.
Supporting Ski Run Park

Tahoe Quarterly reports on South Lake Tahoe residents’ efforts to create a new community park.

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Measure G Easily Passes in South Lake Tahoe

City Manager Joe Irvin said, “The enactment of Measure G allows the city to continue collecting a comparable tax to the existing cannabis fee, without increasing the amount cannabis businesses currently pay.”

(Nov. 16, 2022) → Read the full Tahoe Daily Tribune report
South Lake Tahoe Hikes Airport Fees, Approves Defensible Space Agreement

The Lake Tahoe Airport will raise its landing fees for visitors, following approval from the South Lake Tahoe City Council during its Nov. 15 meeting.

(Nov. 16, 2022) → Read the full Tahoe Daily Tribune report
Upcoming Meetings & Events
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Planning Commission Meeting
Thursday December 8 2022   3:00 PM

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South Lake Tahoe City Council Meeting
Tuesday December 13 2022   9:00 AM

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