Merced City Council

The Mayor and Council Members work together as a team, representing all Merced constituents, in order to make Merced a city which:

  • Maintains a high quality of life for its citizens;
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude and approach in dealing with all segments of the community;
  • Shows sensitivity and awareness of community needs and issues;
  • Respects the diversity of its community;
  • Develops creative and affordable solutions and alternatives to meet community needs;
  • Is service-oriented, efficient, and progressive in its approach to problem resolution and use of resources;
  • Offers economic development opportunities beneficial to its citizens;
  • Maximizes teamwork and encourages individual involvement and personal growth, so that the community achieves its goals and contributes to society as a whole; and
  • Creates and maintains an enjoyable atmosphere in which to live and work.



Mayor:
  Stan Thurston

Elected Mayor, November 2011 and 2013
3-year term through November 2016



Mayor Pro Tempore:  Joshua Pedrozo

Elected Council Member, November 2009 and 2013
5-year term through November 2018



Council Member:
  Michael Belluomini
Elected Council Member, November 2013
5-year term through November 2018



Council Member:
  Kevin Blake
Elected Council Member, November 2013
5-year term through November 2018

 

Council Member:
  Tony Dossetti
Elected Council Member, November 2011
5-year term through November 2016
 


Council Member:  Noah Lor
Elected Council Member, November 2007 and 2011
5-year term through November 2016

 

Council Member:
  Mike Murphy
Elected Council Member, November 2011
5-year term through November 2016


City Council Members are elected officers identified in Government Code Section 87200 and file Statements of Economic Interests (Form 700) 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 the Office of the City Clerk.

The physical address of the FPPC is 428 "J" Street, Suite 620, Sacramento, California  95814.  The City Clerk's Office is located at 678 West 18th Street, Merced, CA  95340, on the first floor.

The Statements of Economic Interests for some state and local government agency elected officers may be available in electronic format on the FPPC's website at http://www.fppc.ca.gov/.