West Sacramento has a Council/Manager form of government. Citizens elect four City Council Members at large who serve 4 year terms and directly elect the mayor who serves a 2-year term.  The City currently holds elections on the first Tuesday of November in even numbered years.

Meeting Time & Place
The West Sacramento City Council holds regular meetings on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month beginning at 7:00 p.m.  You can view the calendar of events to see when the next City Council meeting is scheduled.  City Council meetings are held at the following location:

West Sacramento Civic Center
1110 West Capitol Avenue
West Sacramento, CA  95691 
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(Term expires Nov. 2014)

Mayor Pro Tem


(Term expires Nov. 2014)

Council Member William Kristoff
Council Member


(Term expires Nov. 2016)

Council Member  

(Term expires Nov. 2014)

Council Member

(Term expires Nov. 2016)

Addressing the City Council at a Council Meeting:

Anyone wishing to address the Council should fill out a Request to Speak form and present it to the City Clerk prior to the item being discussed.  If you would like to speak about something that is not on the current agenda, in the space marked "item" number on the form, write in 1A.  When addressing the Council, you will be allowed three minutes to speak.  The Council will not make comments or take action regarding your subject matter, but may address it at a later date or assign it to staff for further follow-up.  It is suggested that when others are addressing the Council, you refrain from any outbursts and maintain the proper decorum expected in a formal meeting venue.

Contacting the City Council:

Via Telephone:  You may contact the City Clerk's office at (916) 617-4500 and leave a message for any of the Councilmembers.  Messages will be relayed either by e-mail, telephone or direct contact with the respective Councilmember.

Via Voicemail:  The following is a list of each Councilmember's voicemail box number:

Mayor Cabaldon (916) 617-4706
Mayor Pro Tem Johannessen (916) 371-0661
Councilmember Kristoff (916) 371-9664
Councilmember Ledesma (916) 617-4708 
Councilmember Sandeen     (916) 617-4707   

Via Mail:  You may send correspondence for any of the Councilmembers to the City Clerk's office at 1110 W. Capitol Ave., 3rd Floor, West Sacramento, CA 95691.  All correspondence will be delivered to the Councilmember(s) on Friday afternoons and on Council meeting Wednesdays.

Via E-mail:  All members of the Council may be reached electronically.  The following is a list of their respective e-mail addresses:

Mayor Cabaldon christopherc@cityofwestsacramento.org
Mayor Pro Tem Johannessen     markj@cityofwestsacramento.org
Councilmember Kristoff     billk@cityofwestsacramento.org
Councilmember Ledesma         chrisl@cityofwestsacramento.org
 Councilmember Sandeen beverlys@cityofwestsacramento.org