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Introduction

The City of Loma Linda incorporated as a City in September 1970. The City operates under the council/city manager form of government. The City Council is the legislative branch responsible for making policy decisions and passing ordinances concerning the conduct, affairs and operations of the City. Additionally, the City Council also serves as the board of the Loma Linda Housing Authority and the Successor Agency. The City Council is comprised of five (5) members, elected at large by residents to four year terms. Subsequent to the election, the City Council members select the Mayor and Mayor pro tempore. 

2014 Meeting Schedule

January 14

July 22

February 11 & 25

August 26

March 11

September 9

April 8 & 22

October 14

May 13

 November 12

 June 10 & 24

December 10

  All meetings are at 7 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.

Dates subject to change.

The Current Mayor and City Council Members are:

EMAIL: bnicholson@lomalinda-ca.gov
 
Rhodes Rigsby • Mayor

Mayor

 

First elected to the City Council July 2006

Agency Vice Chairman July 2006 – July 2008

Agency Chairman July 2008 – July 2010

Mayor pro tempore July 2008 – July 2010

Mayor July 2010 - present

 

Profession:  Physician and Executive Director of Home Care Services, Loma Linda Univeristy Medical Center

 

Family:  Married with 3 daughters

 

Education: 1987 graduate of Loma Linda University School of Medicine; MBA from La Sierra University
 
City Responsibilities: Currently serves as Delegate to the San Bernardino Associated Governments (SANBAG), Confire JPA Board of Directors and Zone 3 Flood Control

 

Contact Information:

 

     Mail:            25541 Barton Road, Loma Linda, CA

                       92354 

     City Phone:  (909) 799-2810

     City FAX:     (909) 799-2891

     Residence:   (909) 271-2185

     Pager:         (909) 385-5832

     Additional Email:  rrigsby@llu.edu

EMAIL: rrigsby@lomalinda-ca.gov
 
Phill Dupper • Mayor pro tempore

Mayor pro tempore


First elected to the City Council 2010

Mayor pro tempore June 2014 - present
 
Profession: San Bernardino County Sheriff's Sergeant
 
 
City Responsibilities: Currently serves as City delegate to the California Joint Powers Insurance Authority; as alternate to San Bernardino Associated Governements (SANBAG),Inland Valley Development Agency (IVDA), San Bernardino International Airport Authority (SBIAA), SB Valley Municipal Water District Advisory Commission, the Solid Waste Management Board, and Confire JPA 

  

Contact Information:

 

     Mail:            25541 Barton Road, Loma Linda, CA

                        92354

     City Phone:  (909) 799-2810

     City FAX:     (909) 799-2891

           

EMAIL: pdupper@lomalinda-ca.gov
 
Ovidiu Popescu • City Council Member

Council Member

 

First elected to the City Council July 2008

Agency Vice Chairman July 2008 - July 2010

Agency Chairman July 2010 - February 2012

Mayor pro tempore July 2010 - June 2014

 
Profession: Small Business Owner, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
 
Education: AA in Occupational Therapy Loma Linda University; BA in Business Administration California State University San Bernardino

 
Family: Married 16 years with 2 children
 
City Responsibilities: Currently serves as City delegate to the San Bernardino International Airport Authority (SBIAA) and the Inland Valley Development Agency (IVDA); 
serves as alternate to Omnitrans and Zone 3 Flood Control

 

Prior to election to the City Council, served on City’s:

Traffic Advisory Committee

 

Contact Information:

 

     Mail:            25541 Barton Road, Loma Linda, CA

                       92354

     City Phone:  (909) 799-2810

     City FAX:     (909) 799-2891

     Business:     (909) 799-6564 

     Additional Email:  ovi@mac.com

EMAIL: opopescu@lomalinda-ca.gov
 
Ron Dailey • City Council Member

Council Member

 

First elected to the City Council 2010
Agency Vice Chairman July 2010 - February 2012
 

 

Profession: 
 
Education: 

 

Family: 

 
City
Responsibilities: Currently serves as Delegate to Omnitrans and Inland Valley Development Agency (IVDA

 

Contact Information:

 

     Mail:          25541 Barton Road, Loma Linda, CA

                     92354

     City Phone: (909) 799-2810

     City FAX:    (909) 799-2891

     Residence:  (909) 796-7769

EMAIL: rdailey@lomalinda-ca.gov
 
John Lenart • City Council Member

Council Member


First elected to the City Council in July 2012

   
Profession: 

 

Education: 
 
Family: 

 
City Responsibilities: Currently serves as City Delegate to the Solid Waste Management Board and San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District Advisory Commission

 

Prior to election to the City Council, served on City’s Planning Commission 

 

Contact Information:

 

     Mail:            25541 Barton Road, Loma Linda, CA

                       92354

     City Phone:  (909) 799-2810

     City FAX:     (909) 799-2890

     Business:     (909) 558-4475 

EMAIL: jlenart@lomalinda-ca.gov