The residents of Huntington Beach are represented by ten elected officials. The seven City Council Members, are elected to four year terms and subject to term limits that restrict them from serving more than two consecutive terms. City Council Members may run for an additional term in the election after their second consecutive term ends. The Mayor and Mayor Pro-Tem are selected from among the City Council Members. The largely ceremonial posts are determined by seniority on the City Council and the number of votes a Council Member is elected with.
The Huntington Beach Fire Department charges for emergency medical services and ambulance transportation. However, residents can join the FireMed Program and protect their out-of-pocket costs! Read more about the FireMed Program.