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The City's Governing CouncilOur Mayor and Council make up the seven voting members of Pacific Grove's City Council. To be informed about what's on upcoming agendas, peruse through past minutes, and find out more about council meetings. The public is welcome to attend and participate in City Council Meetings.

Bill Peake, Mayor


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Term Expires: November 2024

Council Representative to:

  • Historic Resources Committee (HRC) (Liaison)
  • Loan Committee
  • Monterey County City Selection Committee
  • Monterey County Mayor's Association
  • ReGen Monterey (former MontereyRegional Waste Management District)

Council Members

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Joe Amelio
Term Expires: November 2026
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Debby Beck
Term Expires: November 2026
No biography at this time
Luke Coletti
Term Expires: November 2024

no biography at this time
Council Representative to:
  • Monterey-Salinas Transit (MST)
  • Museum Board (Liaison)
  • Traffic Safety Commission (TSC) (Liaison)
Council Representative to:
  • Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments (AMBAG) (Alternate)
  • California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (CJPIA)
  • Central Coast Community Energy (3CE)


Council Representative to:
  • Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments (AMBAG)
  • Beautification and Natural Resources Commission (BNRC) (Liaison)
  • Monterey One Water (M1W) (Alternate)
  • Planning Commission (Liaison)
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Lori McDonnell
Term Expires: November 2026
No biography at this time
Chaps Poduri
Term Expires: November 2024
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Nick Smith, Mayor Pro Tempore
Term Expires: November 2024
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Council Representative to:
  • Library Board (Liaison)
  • Community Human Services (CHS)
Council Representative to:
  • Monterey-Salinas Transit (Alternate)
  • Transportation Agency of Monterey County (TAMC)
  • League of California Cities: Governance, Transparency and Labor Relations Policy Committee
  • Housing Element Advisory Committee
  • Economic Development Commission (Liaison)
  • Task Force for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (Liaison)
Council Representative to:
  • Monterey One Water (M1W)
  • Recreation Board (Liaison)

Meetings, Minutes & AgendasAgendas are posted on or before 72 hours prior to each meeting. Minutes are posted after they are approved. Agendas and minutes will be accessible on the website for approximately 24 months.

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(April 2019 - present)

For meetings prior to April 2019, search the tables below. As per the City's retention policy, the current year and past 3 years agendas and minutes are published online. If you wish to find data prior to this timeframe, or supporting documents for an entry, you may contact the City Manager's Office. A member of staff will be able to assist in pulling information from City archives. Thank you for your patience and understanding.


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