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Residents located in El Monte and South El Monte are both served by progressive, responsive governments, offering a wealth of services and programs designed to continually improve the quality of life in the communities.

The city of El Monte is composed of a mayor and city council who are responsible for managing local government services. The city provides its residents with a variety of services including building services, housing rehabilitation services, permits and licenses, public safety services, public works services and water services. Public safety is enforced by the El Monte Police Department.

A mayor and four city council members make up the governing body of the city of South El Monte. The mayor is elected at large to a two-year term, while the four council members are also elected at large to a four-year term. The city of South El Monte receives law enforcement services from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Temple Station. Temple Station patrols an area of 66 square miles and serves the public safety needs of approximately 200,000 residents in the region.

Both El Monte and South El Monte are benefited by the services of the expansive Los Angeles County Fire Department

EL MONTE CITY COUNCIL AS OF JUNE 2018

Andre Quintero – Mayor
Juventino “J” Gomez – Mayor Pro Tem
Jerry Velasco – Councilman
Norma Macias – Councilwoman
Victoria Martinez – Councilwoman

SOUTH EL MONTE CITY COUNCIL AS OF JUNE 2018

Gloria Olmos – Mayor
Richard Angel – Mayor Pro Tem
Manuel Acosta – Councilman
Hector Delgado – Councilman
Gracie Retamoza – Councilwoman

EL MONTE NUMBERS TO KNOW

City Hall: (626) 580-2001
City Clerk: (626) 580-2016
Police: (626) 580-2100
Parks & Recreation: (626) 580-2200
Senior Center: (626) 580-2210
Transportation: (626) 580-2217

SOUTH EL MONTE NUMBERS TO KNOW

City Hall: (626) 579-6540
Sheriff: (626) 285-7171
Fire Department: (626) 444-2581
Library: (626) 443-4158
Animal Shelter: (562) 803-3301
Senior Center: (626) 448-0131
Transportation: (626) 448-0131
Parks & Recreation: (626) 579-2043