The City of Bradbury operates under the City Council-City Manager form of government. The City Council is responsible to the electorate to be the policy-making body of the City. The City’s five Council members are elected by District for four-year, staggered terms of office. Each member of the City Council serves without financial compensation. The City Council reorganizes every year and elects one of its members to serve as Mayor. The Mayor presides over all the City Council meetings and is the ceremonial head of the City for official functions. The City Manager is the administrative head of the City under the direction of the City Council. The City Manager is responsible for carrying out policy and the efficient administration of the City’s affairs.
The City Council formulates policy, approves programs, appropriates funds and establishes local taxes and assessments. The decisions of the City Council are reached by a majority vote. The City Council enacts local laws (ordinances) and regulations for governing of the City. The local ordinances adopted by the City Council are compiled in the Municipal Code. Other City Council directives and policies are recorded in resolutions or minutes.
The City Council meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm in the Council Chambers in City Hall at 600 Winston Avenue. All meetings are open to the public and attendance from the community is encouraged.
- District Two – Council Member D. Montgomery Lewis
- District Four – Mayor Bruce Lathrop
- District One – Council Member Richard T. Hale, Jr.
- District Three – Councilmember Richard G. Barakat
- District Five – Mayor Pro tem Richard Pycz
Changes to the Councilmanic Districts for the City of Bradbury 2012
During a Special City Council Meeting held on July 26, 2011 the City Council reviewed the Bradbury Counts population data. As a result of the data, some minor adjustments were made to Councilmanic boundary lines in order to balance district populations as required by law.
Formerly District 1 (Hale) now in District 5 (Pycz):534 Old Ranch Road & 460 Old Ranch Road
Formerly District 5 (Pycz) now in District 3(Barakat): 1550 Lemon, 1524 Lemon, 1512 Lemon &1484 Lemon
Formerly District 4 (Lathrop) now in District 3 (Barakat): 2227 Gardi, 2238 Gardi & 2254 Gardi