The five City Council members are elected at large to serve four-year, overlapping terms. Municipal elections are held in November of even number years. Council selects one of its members to serve as the Mayor, who presides at meetings and represents the City in all official matters and at official functions. Council Members do not spend all day at City Hall; they have regular jobs like everyone else. The variety of experience they bring to meetings helps them as a group to make wise decisions. Council Members may be contacted through the City Manager’s Office at (559) 924-6744 ext 700 or you may email them by clicking on their name below.

Stuart Lyons


District A

Mayor Lyons is a Fire Captain. He entered office in 2018 and his fiirst term expires December 31, 2022.

Patricia Matthews

Mayor Pro Tem

District E

Jim Chaney

Council Member

District B

Frank Gornick

Council Member

District C

David Orth

Council Member

District D