City Council

Regular Meetings

  • 6:30 p.m.
  • First and third Tuesday of each month
  • Yorba Linda City Council Chambers
    4845 Casa Loma Avenue
    Yorba Linda, CA 92886

Members of the Yorba Linda City Council

Gene Hernandez, Mayor

City of YL Headshot - Gene Hernandez 2023

Tara Campbell, Mayor Pro Tem

City of YL Headshot - Tara Campbell 2023

Dr. Beth Haney, Council Member

City of YL Headshot - Haney 2023

Janice Lim, Council Member

Janice Lim smiling

Carlos Rodriguez, Council Member

City of YL Headshot - Rodriguez 2023


The City Council is the legislative body for the City of Yorba Linda. It is comprised of five Yorba Linda residents who are elected for a four-year term. As a general law City, the Council is responsible for establishing laws and policies which guide Yorba Linda’s development and provide guidance on issues related to the overall quality of life within the City. The City Council also serves as the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency.


Each year, the City Council Members elect one member to serve as Mayor. The Mayor presides over the meetings and represents the City at various functions. A Mayor Pro Tem is also selected to serve in the absence of the Mayor. Each Council Member is able to serve a maximum of three four-year terms.

Open Records

Per Resolution No. 2011-5049, the public may access various documents related to the City Council, including Candidate Disclosure Statements, Ethic Certificates, and compensation by visiting the Transparency in Government section of this website. 

Contacting the City Council

E-Mail Privacy Notice

In accordance with the California Public Records Act, any email sent to the City or any City Council Members using the links on this website is considered public records and may be viewed by any member of the public. Furthermore, City Council emails may be accessed by City staff members for various technical and administrative purposes.

  1. Gene Hernandez


  1. Tara Campbell

    Mayor Pro Tem

  1. Beth Haney

    Council Member

  1. Janice Lim

    Council Member

  1. Carlos Rodriguez

    Council Member

  1. City Council

    Physical Address
    4845 Casa Loma Avenue
    Yorba Linda, CA 92886