CL City Council nomination period is open


The City Council candidate nomination period for the City of Canyon Lake has opened. Any registered voter of the City of Canyon Lake may run for office by pulling and submitting nomination papers before the deadline on Aug. 10 at 12 p.m. If one or both incumbents fail to file within that time period, the nomination period is extended to Aug. 15. at 5 p.m.

City Council elections are every two years with members serving four-year terms. The terms of Dawn Haggerty and Vicki Warren end this year, leaving two vacant seats on the City Council.

Anyone interested in running for City Council is asked to contact Senior Office Specialist Vicki Day at 951-244-2955 or

The Canyon Lake City Council is the elected body of City Government that consist of a five-member, non-partisan board elected at large from the citizens of Canyon Lake. The city council members are responsible for formulating the policies for the city and approving the major actions through which the municipal functions are conducted. City council meetings are typically held on the first Wednesday of each month. Closed Session starts at 5:30 p.m.; Open Session starts at 6:30 p.m. Meetings are televised.