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City Manager’s Updates

Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce to Host Annual State of the City Luncheon – The Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce will host its annual “State of the City” luncheon on Thursday, May 2, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the Montage Laguna Beach, 30801 South Coast Hwy.

Laguna Beach Mayor Bob Whalen and city officials will present the State of the City address. The luncheon is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and provides attendees a great opportunity to get an up-close look at city activities, recent highlights from the past 12 months, and city goals for the near future. 

To reserve tickets or for more information, call (949) 494-1018 or visit

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Mayor Bob Whalen and City officials will present State of the City address

Public Invited to Take Community Development Department Questionnaire – If you have recently interacted with the City of Laguna Beach Community Development Department, you are invited to take a new customer service questionnaire about your experience. This questionnaire is a tool to help the city enhance customer service, streamline development approval procedures, enhance training, and target staffing to improve project turnaround times as part of the new Community Development Department action plan. 

Take the survey here. 

Job Opportunity – The Community Services Department seeks enthusiastic individuals interested in working on a seasonal part-time basis as a Summer Pool Lifeguard/Swim Instructor or Community Services Leader (Summer Pool Cashier). Applications will be accepted online until April 5. Qualified candidates for the Lifeguard/Swim Instructor position must be 15 years of age and in possession of a certification from the American Red Cross in Lifeguarding by May 27, 2019. Applicants under the age of 18 will need a valid work permit from their school upon hire.

Applications are available at

For more information, contact Tierney Doran, Aquatics Coordinator, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or (949) 497-0788.

Community Assistance Grants – The Community Assistance Grant program is available to nonprofit organizations that provide special services to residents of Laguna Beach. The objective of this program is to assist local organizations in funding new projects and/or expanded services within our community. Additional information can be found on the City’s website at To be considered for a grant, applications must be submitted electronically by Friday, March 22, at 4:30 p.m. 

Contact Adam Gufarotti, Senior Recreation Supervisor, at (949) 497-0304 for more information.

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