City Council

The City Council of Watsonville serves as the legislative and policy branch of City government. Its purpose is to set overall policy direction and its mission is to maintain and improve the quality of life of the residents of the City. The City Council is comprised of seven elected members who represent seven districts in the City. The Mayor is elected by the City Council each November.

Regular meetings of the Council shall be held on such Tuesdays of each month at the hour of 6:30 p.m. and closed sessions, if any, shall start at 5:30 p.m., all as determined by the City Manager, with the consent of the Mayor. If the business of the Council so warrants, the City Manager, with the consent of the Mayor, may call for the Council meeting to be held at the hour of 4:00 p.m. or 4:30 p.m., or at such other time as may be deemed appropriate. 



Code Of Ethics (PDF) (526.5 KiB)

City Council Protocols Amended 2014 (PDF) (380.9 KiB)
Form 806 (PDF)

The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) requires each agency to post a single Form 806 (FPPC Regulation 18705.5 amended 03-2012). Form 806 reports additional compensation that officials receive when appointing themselves to positions on other boards, commissions or committees of a public agency, special district, and joint power agency/authorities. Each agency must post a single Form 806 listing all paid appointed positions including the date appointed, length of term and stipend amount.
Councilman Hernandez
District 1
Felipe Hernandez
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831-768-3001
Term Expires November 2020

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Color coded map of Council Districts with District 1 indicated
Oscar Rios
District 2
Oscar Rios
Mayor
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831-768-3002
Term Expires November 2020

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Councilman Hurst
District 3
Lowell Hurst
Mayor Pro Tempore
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831-768-3003
Term Expires November 2018

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Councilman Dutra
District 4
Jimmy Dutra
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831-768-3004
Term Expires November 2018

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Councilman Garcia
District 5
Rebecca J. Garcia
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831-768-3005
Term Expires November 2018

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Color coded map of Council Districts with District 5 indicated
Councilman Gomez
District 6
Trina Coffman-Gomez
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831-768-3006
Term Expires November 2020

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Mayor Bilicich
District 7
Dr. Nancy A. Bilicich
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831-768-3007
Term Expires November 2018

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Color coded map of Council Districts with District 7 indicated
All correspondence (City Council and Mayor) should be addressed to:
275 Main St., Suite 400 (4th Floor)
Watsonville, CA 95076
or contact the Council by clicking here

Fax Number for City Council Members:
831-761-0736
Fax Number for City Manager, City Attorney and City Clerk:
831-761-0736
Council Districts A 2017
To leave a message for a City Council Member, refer to the individual Council member's phone listed below. To speak with someone during business hours, call the City Clerk's office at 831-768-3040.

Click here for Council Meeting agendas and all related documents and reports.