City Hall
City Hall
City Hall

Chris Koerber

Photo of Chris Koerber Chris was elected to Sierra Madre City Council in 2012 for a two-year term. An active participant in the Sierra Madre community, Chris has been a part of Residents to Preserve Sierra Madre (RPSM), served as chair of the Grants Committee for the Sierra Madre Community Foundation, and also works to support the Friends of the Sierra Madre Library.

He and his wife, Halcyon, and children Dan and Katie, moved to Sierra Madre from Lakewood, CA in 1997.

A Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) certificant, Chris is an Investment Advisor Representative specializing in retirement planning.

Chris is also is a principal at New Century Insurance Services, Inc. (Alhambra, CA), where he is VP of Health & Employee Benefits. At New Century, Chris works mainly in the areas of retirement plans and group medical insurance. He graduated from Kent State University with a Bachelor of Science degree.

Through his work on the Council, Chris will partner with the community to retain Sierra Madre’s unique culture and heritage and to leave our children and grandchildren an economically stable city.

City Clerk

Nancy Shollenberger

Nancy Shollenberger

Nancy Sue Shollenberger was re-elected City Clerk in April 2012. She was first elected to this office in 1984 and has served as City Clerk ever since. Ms. Shollenberger ran a secretarial and answering service in Sierra Madre for 30 years. In 2000 she closed down the answering service business and now runs a secretarial and notary service.

About the Office of the City Clerk

The City Clerk is elected to a four-year term. Among the responsibilities of this office are recording the minutes of the City Council, Financing Authority, and Community Redevelopment Agency meetings, advertising legal notices, codifying newly adopted municipal codes, administering oaths, ensuring that city staff and elected and appointed officials comply with State Conflict of Interest and Campaign Reporting Laws, providing notary services, and managing municipal elections.

City Council

The Sierra Madre City Council is comprised of five members elected to four-year terms. The Council is responsible for general City policy, as well as for the appointment of the City Manager, City Attorney, and members of the City's Boards and Commissions. It also serves as the governing body for the Community Redevelopment Agency and Public Financing Authority.

City Council Meetings

The City Council meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month.

City Treasurer

Richard Mays

Richard Mays was elected to City Treasurer on April 24, 2012.

About the City Treasurer's Office

The City Treasurer is elected to a four-year term. Among the City Treasurer's responsibilities are developing an investment policy for adoption by the City Council, ensuring compliance with the investment policy as adopted, and reporting quarterly cash and investment activity to the City Council.