LODI CITY COUNCIL
The Lodi City Council meets at:
305 W. Pine Street
Lodi, CA 95240
The City Council in Lodi consists of five members elected at-large by its voters. Council Members hold four-year terms. Elections for members of the Council are held in November of even-numbered years. Each year, the Mayor and Mayor Pro Tempore are chosen by the members of the City Council. The Mayor presides at Council meetings and acts as the ceremonial head of the City. The Mayor Pro Tempore serves as Mayor in the absence of the Mayor. The City Council establishes local laws, sets policies, approves programs, appropriates funds, supervises the operations of City government, and provides to the citizenry a better, more attractive, and healthier place in which to live.
The City’s Mission Statement reads, “The City of Lodi’s purpose is to enhance the quality of life for Lodi residents, reflecting our high community standards.”
Scheduled meetings of the Lodi City Council are shown below. Unless otherwise announced, all meetings are held in the Carnegie Forum, 305 West Pine Street, Lodi. [Council Agendas & Minutes]
1. Informal Informational Meetings (Shirtsleeve Sessions)
Tuesday mornings at 7:00 a.m.
2. Regular City Council Meetings
First and third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
NOTE: The 7:00 p.m. regular meetings are televised live on Comcast SJTV Channel 26. Reruns of the telecast can be seen on Thursday evening, following the meeting, at 1:00 p.m.
Live telecasts, as well as video archives of meetings, may be viewed live with a high-speed Internet connection. Click here to access video.
Pursuant to Government Code §54954.2 and §54956, Lodi City Council meeting agendas are posted at least 72 hours before regular meetings and at least 24 hours before special meetings. City of Lodi agendas are posted at the following locations:
- Lodi City Hall – 221 W. Pine Street
- City Clerk’s Office – 221 W. Pine Street, 2nd Floor
- Lodi Carnegie Forum* – 305 W. Pine Street
(located on ground level, southeast entrance)
- Lodi Public Library – 201 W. Locust Street
*NOTE: This is the official City of Lodi posting location freely accessible to the public 24 hours a day.