Hollyglen Neighborhood Association
HAWTHORNE, CALIFORNIA
 
 
 
 

CITY GOVERNMENT

 

*  The city of Hawthorne is a general law city administered by a Council-Manager form

   of government.  The city council consists of five members who are local citizens

   elected at large.  The Mayor is elected by the citizens to a two-year term and the

   Council members are elected to four-year terms on a staggered basis, with an

   election held every two years in odd-numbered years.  While the Mayor is elected by

   the citizens, the Mayor Pro Tem is selected by the members of the City Council.  The

   City Clerk and City Treasurer are also elected by the citizens and serve four-year

   terms.  

*  The City Manager and City Attorney are hired by the City Council.  The City Manager

   is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the city.    

*  The City Council adopts laws by which the city is governed and sets policy to be  

    administered by the City Manager.   

*  Current Elected Officials: http://www.cityofhawthorne.org/alex-vargas/