The City of Calimesa is seeking candidates to fill a vacant City Council position to serve your community.  The City Council took action on December 21, 2020 to fill the vacancy through an appointment process and to open the process up to individuals interested in applying for appointment.  Upon appointment, the appointee will hold office for the balance of the vacant unexpired four-year term which is November 8, 2022.

Presentations will be made by each applicant and City Council will make their appointment at the January 19, 2021 regular meeting.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements: 

Any interested applicant must be a Calimesa resident, a registered voter in Calimesa and available to attend City Council meetings on the first and third Monday of each  month.

Any application that does not meet the minimum eligibility requirements will not be considered for this vacancy

How to Apply: 

Applications are available by contacting Calimesa City Hall at 908 Park Avenue, Calimesa, CA 92320 or on the City’s website at www.cityofcalimesa.net.   Please note that due to COVID-19, Calimesa City Hall is closed to the public.  However, appointments can be made with the City Clerk to obtain an application or to submit a completed application.

All applications must be received by the City Clerk’s Office no later than 5:30 p.m. on January 12, 2021.  Completed applications will be accepted via email or in-person, but must be received by the January 12th deadline at the following:

City of Calimesa

City Clerk’s Office

908 Park Avenue

Calimesa, CA 92320

Or submit a completed application via email to:  dgerdes@cityofcalimesa.net

For more information, please email dgerdes@cityofcalimesa.net, or call (909) 795-9801, ext. 233.

The City Clerk is the election official and the Secretary of State’s designated filing officer for elected officials.  The office also receives and validates mandatory filings for candidates, designated employees and elected officials while coordinating consolidated and special elections with the County of Riverside Registrar of Voters.


The City Clerk is the filing officer for Campaign Disclosure Statements, Statements of Economic Interest and other reports required by the Fair Political Practices Commission.


Voter registration forms are available from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Thursday, at Calimesa City Hall, 908 Park Avenue, Calimesa, CA 92320


The next City Council election will be held on November 8, 2022.