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Malibu City Councilmembers
From left: Mayor Skylar Peak, Mayor Pro Tem Rick Mullen, Councilmember Laura Rosenthal, Councilmember Lou La Monte, Councilmember Jefferson "Zuma Jay" Wagner. Click to download a high resolution image.

  • 6:30 PM
  • Second and fourth Mondays of every month
  • City Hall - Council Chambers
    23825 Stuart Ranch Road
    Malibu, CA 90265

Phone Number
Term *
Skylar Peak Mayor
310-456-2489 ext. 232
April 2012-November 2016; Re-elected November 2016 - November 2020
Rick Mullen Mayor Pro Tem 310-457-7502 November 2016 - November 2020
Lou La Monte            Councilmember 310-456-2489 ext. 232 April 2010 - April 2014, Re-elected April 2014 - November 2018
Laura Rosenthal Councilmember
April 2010 - April 2014; Re-elected April 2014 - November 2018
Jefferson Wagner Councilmember 310-456-8044 April 2008-2012; Re-elected November 2016 - November 2020

* At the Regular City Council meeting on May 11, 2015, the Council adopted Ordinance No. 389, moving the date of the City's General Municipal Elections from the second Tuesday in April of each even-numbered year to the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of each even-numbered year. In accordance with Elections Code Section 1301, terms of sitting Councilmembers were extended from April to November of the year the term was previously scheduled to expire.

Individual Councilmember bios can be viewed in the Staff Directory.

About the City Council
The City of Malibu is a general law city and operates under the council-manager form of government. The five-member City Council is elected at-large to serve four-year terms. The Mayor's Office is rotated annually among all councilmembers.

The City Council is the legislative authority and sets the policies under which the City operates. Duties of the City Council include:
  • Enacting legislation such as local laws and ordinances
  • Approving City programs
  • Adopting the City's budget
  • Appropriating the funds necessary to provide service to the City's residents, businesses, and visitors

The City Council provides leadership through policy development regarding the current practices and future direction of the City. The City Council appoints the City Manager, City Attorney, and City Treasurer / Auditor, as well as members of the City's commissions, committees, and boards.

Statements of Economic Interest

The City Councilmembers are elected officers identified in Government Code Section 87200 and 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 contacting the City Clerk.

428 J St.
Suite 620
Sacramento, CA 95814
City Clerk's Office
City of Malibu
23825 Stuart Ranch Road
Malibu, CA 90265

The statements of economic interests for some state and local government agency elected officers may be available in electronic format on the FPPC website.

Contact Us
Heather Glaser
City Clerk
310-456-2489, ext. 228

Kelsey Pettijohn
Deputy City Clerk

310-456-2489, ext. 252

23825 Stuart Ranch Rd
Malibu, CA 90265
City of Malibu