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Elections & Terms of Elected Officials

The City conducts general municipal elections in April of odd-numbered years to elect members to serve on the City Council. There are five members of the Monrovia City Council, including the directly elected Mayor who serves a two-year term of office, and four Councilmembers who serve a four-year term. The City Clerk and City Treasurer are also elected and serve a four-year term. The next general election will be held in April 2019. For more information on City elections and voting, click here. 

Salaries & Benefits of City Officials

CLASSIFICATION ANNUAL SALARY ADDITIONAL BENEFITS
Mayor and City Council Members $ 4,800 City contribution towards health, dental and vision benefits; $30/Council meeting for presiding over the Monrovia Redevelopment Agency and Monrovia Finance Authority
City Clerk $ 4,800 City contribution towards health, dental and vision benefits
City Treasurer $ 4,356 City contribution towards health, dental and vision benefits
City Manager $ 195,000 City contribution towards health, dental and vision benefits; deferred compensation plan; auto allowance; and potential for performance bonus
Administrative Services Director $ 151,007 City contribution towards health, dental and vision benefits; deferred compensation plan; auto allowance; and potential for performance bonus
Community Development Director $ 151,007 City contribution towards health, dental and vision benefits; deferred compensation plan; auto allowance; and potential for performance bonus
Public Services Director $ 158,557 City contribution towards health, dental and vision benefits; deferred compensation plan; auto allowance; and potential for performance bonus
Fire Chief $ 166,485 City contribution towards health, dental and vision benefits; deferred compensation plan; City vehicle; certification pay; and potential for performance bonus
Police Chief $ 192,727 City contribution towards health, dental and vision benefits; deferred compensation plan; City vehicle; certification pay; and potential for performance bonus

Statements of Economic Interests

Members of the City Council and the City Treasurer are elected officers identified in Government Code Section 87200. They file statements of economic interests with the City Clerk's office. Copies of the statements of economic interests filed by the above elected officers may be obtained by visiting the offices of the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) or the City Clerk.

The physical address of the FPPC is 428 J Street, Suite 620, Sacramento, California 95814. The physical address of the City Clerk's office is 415 South Ivy Avenue, Monrovia, California 91016. The statements of economic interests for some state and local government agency elected officers may be available in electronic format on the FPPC's website.

An elected official of the City may not serve on a City advisory body concurrent with their elected term, and they receive no compensation for attending Board and Commission meetings in their capacity as a City Council Liaison. 

Rules, Terms, & Compensation of Board Members and Commissioners 

The Mayor and City Council appoint Board Members and Commissioners to act as advisors in specific areas of City business. Each Board and Commission meets regularly, most on a monthly basis, to discuss public business in a public setting.

Individuals appointed to a Board or Commission must be a Monrovia resident, may only serve on one advisory body at a time, and must not be a City employee or serving as an elected official. 

All Board Members and Commissioners are volunteers who do not receive any compensation.

To learn more, visit the Boards and Commissions page.

Monrovia Municipal Code

The Municipal Code is the body of laws of the City of a general and permanent nature and contains all of the ordinances adopted by the Monrovia City Council and/or the voters of City of Monrovia. For recent updates to the Code that are not yet incorporated online, please contact the City Clerk's Office. 

Contact

For more information, please contact the City Clerk's Office at (626) 932-5505.