Blue Lake City Council

The City of Blue Lake is governed by a five-member, elected City Council, which establishes overall policies for the city. Annually, the council selects one of its members to serve as mayor and another to serve as mayor pro-tem. The mayor presides at council meetings; the mayor pro-tem presides in the mayor's absence. City Council meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of the month, unless otherwise posted. Meetings start at 6:30 p.m. and are held at the Skinner Store Building behind City Hall. 

City Council Members

Elections are held in November of even-numbered years, in which either two or three council members are elected to four-year terms. The council members work together to enact laws and establish administrative policy for the city through the council's rules and regulations. They also appoint the City Manager, City Attorney, Commissioners, Committee members.

 

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Meet the Council

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Adelene Jones

Mayor
Contactajones@bluelake.ca.gov

Term expires: 2024

Committee Assignments

Primary: Humboldt County Association of Governments, Mayor Select Committee, Water Task Force

Alternate
: League of California Cities, Blue Lake Economic Development Commission, Blue Lake Chamber of Commerce

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Olivia Obidah-Dunn

Council Member
Contactodunn@bluelake.ca.gov

Term Expires: 2024

Committee Assignments

Primary: Indian Gaming Grant Fund Commission, Blue Lake Parks and Recreation Liaison

Alternate: Redwood Coast Energy Authority

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Summer Daugherty

Mayor Pro Tem
Contactsdaugherty@bluelake.ca.gov

Term expires: 2024

Committee Assignments

Primary: Redwood Region Economic Development Commission, Blue Lake Chamber of Commerce, Blue Lake Public Safety Commission, Mad River Alliance

Alternate:  Mayor Select Committee, HCAOG, HWMA

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Elaine Hogan

Council Member
Contactehogan@bluelake.ca.gov

Term Expires: 2022

Committee Assignments 

Primary: League of California Cities, HWMA

Alternate
: Blue Lake Parks and Recreation, Blue Lake Fire Department, 

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Chris Curran

Council Member
Contactccurran@bluelake.ca.gov

Term Expires: 2022
 
Committee Assignments

Primary: Blue Lake Fire Department Liaison, RCEA, Blue Lake Economic Development Commission

Alternate: RREDC, Water Task Force, BL Public Safety Commission, Mad River Alliance

Maddy Act

At the end of each calendar year, the City Clerk publishes a list of all appointments to regular and ongoing commissions which are appointment by the City Council.  This is done pursuant to the Maddy Act, Government Code Section 54970. This list will be posted at the local library branch and online, and updated when needed.

Parties interested in filling vacancies need to fill out a Council / Commission / Committee Application (see below) and return to City Hall.

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Council-Commission-Committee Application Form 2015

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