City of Lomita

City of Lomita Officials

Council Members
Michael G. Savidan

Henry Sanchez, Jr
Mayor Pro-Tem


Mark Waronek

James Gazeley
Ben Traina

City of Lomita Vision, Mission and Core Values

Lomita, the 76th incorporated city in the County of Los Angeles, California operates as a contract city. The City Council is the legislative body and addresses the current and future needs of the City and its residents by adopting policies that promote the best interest of the community. The City Council holds regular meetings to conduct the official business of the City and:

  • Addresses community issues and concerns.
  • Appoints the City Manager, City Attorney, and City Clerk and members of all advisory boards, commissions, and committees.
  • Provides representation on regional organizations and associations and works with neighboring cities to address areas of mutual concern.
  • Advocates the City's position on legislative issues that affect the community on the local, state, and federal level.
  • Adopts the City's annual operating budget.
  • Enacts laws and establishes policies to provide for the general welfare of the community.
  • Acts as the Board of Directors for the Lomita Development Commission and the Lomita Housing Authority.

Regular City Council meetings are held on the first and third Mondays of each month at 7:00PM in Lomita City Hall, 24300 Narbonne Avenue. Lomita's municipal elections are held on the first Tuesday in November of odd-numbered years.

The City Attorney provides legal counsel to the City Council, the City Manager, and the various City departments, represents the City in litigation or to manage outside counsel representing the City in litigation, helps the City avoid litigation whenever possible, drafts ordinances and resolutions, prosecutes violations of the Municipal Code, manages the cost of legal services, and supports the City Council in the development and adoption of policy. The City Attorney's key objectives are to:

  • Provide oral and written advice and opinions as requested.
  • Review and prepare ordinances, resolutions, contracts, written opinions, and agreements.
  • Enforce the city code and prosecute violators.
  • Review and process claims against the City, including legal defense in selected situations.
  • Initiate legal action when deemed necessary or proper by City Council.
  • Provide timely legal advice to the City's advisory bodies and staff.
  • Provide all-purpose litigation capability on behalf of the City.

Statement of Economic Interests
The City Councilmembers are elected officers identified in Government Code Section 87200 and file statements of economic interests with the City Clerk's office. Copies of the statements of economic interests filed by these elected officers may be obtained by visiting the offices of the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) or the City Clerk. The physical address of the FPPC is 428 J Street, Suite 620, Sacramento, California 95814. The physical address of the City Clerk's office is  24300 Narbonne Avenue Lomita CA 90717. 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

Form 806 – Agency Report of Public Official Appointments (which include compensation)

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