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The LOS ANGELES CITY COUNCIL is the governing body of the City of Los Angeles .

The council is composed of fifteen members elected from single-member districts for four-year terms. The president of the council and the president pro tempore are chosen by the council at the first regular meeting of the term (after June 30 in odd-numbered years until 2017 and the second Monday of December in even-numbered years beginning in 2020). An assistant president pro tempore is appointed by the President. As of 2015, council members receive an annual salary of $184,610 per year, which is among the highest city council salary in the nation.

Regular council meetings are held in the City Hall on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10 am except on holidays or if decided by special resolution.

A current annual (July to June) schedule of all Council meetings, broken down by committee, is available as a .pdf download from the Office of the City Clerk.

CONTENTS

* 1 Current members

* 2 Past councils

* 2.1 1850–89 (Common Council) * 2.2 1889–1909 (nine wards)

* 2.3 1909–25 (at large)

* 2.3.1 1909–11 * 2.3.2 1911–13 * 2.3.3 1913–15 * 2.3.4 1915–17 * 2.3.5 1917–19 * 2.3.6 1919–21 * 2.3.7 1921–23 * 2.3.8 1923–25

* 2.4 1925 and after (fifteen districts)

* 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links

CURRENT MEMBERS

OFFICERS:

* President of the Council: Herb Wesson * President Pro Tempore: Mitchell Englander * Assistant President Pro Tempore: Nury Martinez

DISTRICT NAME

1 Gil Cedillo

2 Paul Krekorian

3 Bob Blumenfield

4 David Ryu

5 Paul Koretz

6 Nury Martinez

7 Monica Rodriguez

8 Marqueece Harris-Dawson

9 Curren Price

10 Herb Wesson

11 Mike Bonin

12 Mitchell Englander

13 Mitch O\'Farrell

14 José Huizar

15 Joe Buscaino

PAST COUNCILS

1850–89 (COMMON COUNCIL)

Main article: Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Common Council

Los Angeles
Los Angeles
was governed by a seven-member Common Council under general state law from 1850 to 1889, when a city charter was put into effect.

1889–1909 (NINE WARDS)

Main article: Los Angeles
Los Angeles
City Council, 1889–1909

Under the first charter of the city, granted by the Legislature in 1889, the city was divided into nine wards, with a councilman elected from each one by plurality vote . The first election under that system was held on February 21, 1889, and the last on December 4, 1906.

Two-year terms for the City Council began and ended in December, except for the first term, which started in February 1889 and ended in December 1890. The term of office was lengthened to three years effective with the municipal election of December 4, 1906, which was the last year this ward system was in use.

1909–25 (AT LARGE)

Between 1909 and 1925, the council was composed of nine members elected at large in a first-past-the-post voting system. Council membership in those years was as follows:

1909–11

City population in 1910: 319,200

Election: December 7, 1909 / Term: December 10, 1909, to December 13, 1911

* Josiah J. Andrews * Martin F. Betkouski * Miles S. Gregory * Robert Martin Lusk , president from 3/22/1910 * Thomas L. O'Brien

* Richmond Plant (resigned 2/13/1910)

* George Hadley Stewart (special election 6/30/1910)

* William Johnson Washburn * George Williams

* John Downey Works , president (resigned 3/22/1910)

* Frederick J. Whiffen (special election 6/30/1910)

1911–13

Election: December 5, 1911 / Term: December 13, 1911, to July 1, 1913

* George Williams , president * Josiah J. Andrews * Martin F. Betkouski * Frederick C. Langdon

* Robert Martin Lusk (died 2/21/1913)

* Wesley J. Bryant (appointed 3/11/1913)

* Charles McKenzie * Haines W. Reed * John Topham * Frederick J. Whiffen

1913–15

Election: June 3, 1913 / Term: July 1913 to July 1915

* Frederick J. Whiffen , president * Martin F. Betkouski * Wesley J. Bryant * James Simpson Conwell * Frederick C. Langdon

* Charles McKenzie (died 3/30/1914)

* William A. Roberts (appointed 4/4/1914)

* Haines W. Reed (resigned 2/6/1914)

* George Williams (appointed 2/6/1914)

* John William Snowden * Frederick C. Wheeler

1915–17

Election: June 1, 1915 / Term: July 1915 to July 1917

* Martin F. Betkouski , president * Robert T. Brain * James Simpson Conwell * Frederick C. Langdon * Estelle Lawton Lindsey * William A. Roberts

* John Topham (removed 4/18/1917)

* Michael Thomas Collins (appointed 4/18/1917)

* Frederick C. Wheeler * Foster C. Wright

1917–19

Election: June 5, 1917 / Term: July 1917 to July 1919

* Frank Lincoln Cleaveland * Othello Parker Conaway * Albert B. Conrad

* James Simpson Conwell , president (died 12/15/1917)

* Frank Harwood True (appointed 1/3/1918)

* Ralph Luther Criswell * Bert L. Farmer , president from 1/3/1918 * Walter Mallard * Neal P. Olson * John Benjamin Reeves

1919–21

City population in 1920: 576,700

Election: June 3, 1919 / Term: July 7, 1919, to July 5, 1921

* Othello Parker Conaway * Ralph Luther Criswell * Bert L. Farmer

* Alexander Patterson Fleming (died 12/15/1920)

* Edward J. Delorey

* Frederick C. Langdon * Walter Mallard * Winfred J. Sanborn * Frederick C. Wheeler * Boyle Workman , president

1921–23

Election: June 7, 1921 / Term: July 1921 to July 1923

* Robert M. Allen * Othello Parker Conaway * Ralph Luther Criswell , president * Frederick C. Langdon * Walter Mallard * William C. Mushet * Winfred J. Sanborn * Robert Stewart Sparks * Frederick C. Wheeler

1923–25

Election: June 5, 1923 / Term: July 1923 to July 1925

* Robert M. Allen * Edwin Baker * Ralph Luther Criswell * Miles S. Gregory * Walter Mallard * William C. Mushet * Winfred J. Sanborn * Frederick C. Wheeler * Boyle Workman , president

1925 AND AFTER (FIFTEEN DISTRICTS)

Regular terms begin on July 1 of odd-numbered years until 2017 and on the second Monday in December of even-numbered years starting with 2020.

YEAR DISTRICT

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

1925 Charles Randall Robert M. Allan Isaac F. Hughes Boyle Workman Robert Stewart Sparks Edward E. Moore Ralph Luther Criswell Frank L. Shaw Winfred J. Sanborn Charles Downs / Otto J. Zahn Peirson M. Hall A. J. Barnes Joseph Fitzpatrick /Carl Jacobson Isaac Colton Ash Charles J. Colden

1926 Otto J. Zahn Carl Jacobson

1927 Arthur Alber Ernest L. Webster William M. Hughes Virgil A. Martin Lester R. Rice-Wray Howard W. Davis E. Snapper Ingram Douglas Eads Foster William George Bonelli

1928 James G. McAllister Evan Lewis

1929 Thomas F. Cooke Robert L. Burns J. C. Barthel Thomas W. Williams Charles A. Holland A. E. Henning

1930

1931 James M. Hyde James S. McKnight Roy Donley George W. C. Baker Clarence E. Coe Thomas Francis Ford Edward L. Thrasher

1932

1933 Jim Wilson Stephen W. Cunningham
Stephen W. Cunningham
Byron B. Brainard Earl C. Gay Charles Winchester Breedlove James T. Carroll /John Baumgartner Darwin William Tate Franklin P. Buyer

1934 Robert S. MacAlister John Baumgartner

1935 Will H. Kindig Parley Parker Christensen G. Vernon Bennett

1936

1937 Howard W. Davis Howard E. Dorsey / Winfred J. Sanborn

1938 Winfred J. Sanborn

1939 Norris J. Nelson
Norris J. Nelson
Arthur E. Briggs Carl C. Rasmussen Parley Parker Christensen Harold Harby Roy Hampton Wilder W. Hartley

1940

1941 Delamere Francis McCloskey J. Win Austin
J. Win Austin
Ira J. McDonald Charles A. Allen

1942 Dave Stannard
Dave Stannard

1943 Lloyd G. Davies Harold Harby Ned R. Healy John C. Holland George H. Moore

1944

1945 Leland S. Warburton Harold A. Henry George P. Cronk L. E. Timberlake Ed. J. Davenport Meade McClanahan

1946 John R. Roden
John R. Roden

1947 Don A. Allen
Don A. Allen
Kenneth Hahn Ernest E. Debs

1948

1949 Edward R. Roybal

1950

1951 Earle D. Baker Charles Navarro John S. Gibson, Jr.

1952

1953 Everett G. Burkhalter Robert M. Wilkinson
Robert M. Wilkinson
Rosalind Wiener Wyman Gordon Hahn Harriett Davenport

1954

1955 Ransom M. Callicott

1956

1957 Patrick D. McGee James C. Corman Karl L. Rundberg
Karl L. Rundberg

1958

1959 C. Lemoine Blanchard James Harvey Brown

1960

1961 Thomas D. Shepard Ernani Bernardi Joe E. Hollingsworth
Joe E. Hollingsworth

1962 John P. Cassidy

1963 Louis R. Nowell James B. Potter, Jr. Billy G. Mills Gilbert W. Lindsay Thomas Bradley

1964

1965 Edmund D. Edelman Marvin Braude Paul H. Lamport
Paul H. Lamport

1966 John Ferraro

1967 Robert M. Wilkinson
Robert M. Wilkinson
Arthur K. Snyder

1968

1969 Don Lorenzen Pat Russell Robert Stevenson

1970

1971 Joel Wachs

1972

1973 David S. Cunningham, Jr.

1974 Robert C. Farrell

1975 Zev Yaroslavsky Peggy Stevenson
Peggy Stevenson

1976

1977 Bob Ronka Joy Picus

1978

1979 Hal Bernson

1980

1981 Howard Finn Joan Milke Flores

1982

1983

1984

1985 Michael Woo Richard Alatorre
Richard Alatorre

1986

1987 Gloria Molina Ruth Galanter Nate Holden

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992 Mike Hernandez Mark Ridley-Thomas Rita Walters

1993 Laura Chick

1994 Richard Alarcón Jackie Goldberg Rudy Svorinich

1995 Michael Feuer

1996

1997 Cindy Miscikowski

1998

1999 Alex Padilla Nick Pacheco

2000

2001 Ed Reyes Dennis Zine Tom LaBonge Jack Weiss Jan Perry Eric Garcetti Janice Hahn

2002 Wendy Greuel

2003 Tony Cardenas Bernard Parks Martin Ludlow Greig Smith Antonio Villaraigosa

2004

2005 Herb Wesson Bill Rosendahl José Huizar

2006

2007 Richard Alarcón

2008

2009 Paul Koretz

2010 Paul Krekorian

2011 Mitchell Englander

2012 Joe Buscaino

2013 Gil Cedillo Bob Blumenf