La Habra City Council 

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Known as "A Caring Community," La Habra has long been a great place to live, work, and play. Whether you are a long-time resident or a new arrival to town, we are certain you will share our sense of pride in our community.

On behalf of the La Habra City Council, it is my pleasure to welcome you! Take this opportunity to explore our website, and find everything you are looking for about our community and the many services we provide to residents and businesses alike. Please stop by and join us at a City Council meeting anytime.

I hope you enjoy all that La Habra has to offer!

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Rose Espinoza

Mayor Pro Tem

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James Gomez, 


Medrano, Jose

Jose Medrano


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Steve Simonian


Member Terms

The residents of La Habra are represented by a 5-member City Council. The members of the City Council are elected on an at-large basis to 4-year terms. There are no term limits.


Regular City Council elections occur in even years and coincide with the Statewide General Election. Each year, the members of the City Council choose 1 member to serve as Mayor and 1 member to serve as Mayor Pro Tem. The Mayor Pro Tem acts in the Mayor’s place when absent.