The City Council is comprised of the Mayor, the Vice Mayor and three City Council members who are elected at large by registered voters of the City.
The City Council appoints volunteers to serve on various advisory boards, commission and committees. Each Council member and the Mayor, may serve as representatives on intergovernmental and regional boards, commissions and committees as part of their elected capacity.
The City of Cudahy, California is a municipal corporation formed in 1960. The City of Cudahy uses the Council-Manager form of government. In the Council-Manager form of government, the City Council, as the elected body, adopts legislation, sets policy, adjudicates issues and establishes the budget of the City.
Council members and the Mayor are directly accountable to the electorate and must constantly balance the views of individuals and groups with the needs of the entire community.
The City Manager is charged with the duty of implementing City Council policy and laws as the administering head of the government.