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Address:   440 Harcourt Ave, Seaside, CA 93955


City Council


440 Harcourt Ave, Seaside, CA 93955

(831) 899-6700

Seaside is a general law city with a council/manager form of government. The Seaside City Council is the legislative and policy-making body; all five members are elected at large. The mayor serves a two-year term and the four councilmembers serve staggered four-year terms, selected by the voters in the general election ever two years. The city does not have term limits. Among the councilmembers’ responsibilites is to appoint citizens to advisory commissions and committees. Meetings of the City Council as well as all advisory bodies are open to the public. For information on schedules as well as how to watch on the city’s YouTube channel, visit the agenda page.

Meetings: Held at 7 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of each month. Special meetings are held as needed.
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Mayor Ian Oglesby

(831) 899-6700

TERM ENDS: Nov. 30, 2024
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Councilmember Alex Miller

(831) 899-6703

TERM ENDS: Nov. 30, 2026
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Councilmember Rita Burks

(831) 899-6703

TERM ENDS: Nov. 30, 2026

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Past Members

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Jason Campbell
Term ended: Nov. 30, 2022
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Jon Wizard
Term ended: Nov. 30, 2022
Alissa Kispersky
Term ended: Nov. 30, 2020