Duties of Elected Officials
Mayor & City Council
The Mayor and 4 Councilmembers are elected directly by the residents of Upland to serve a four-year term. Each Council Member, while elected by district, serves the entire community at large. The Mayor is elected at-large and is the presiding officer. Each Councilmember serves a one-year rotation as Mayor Pro Tem to serve as Mayor in the event of the Mayor’s absence.
The residents of Upland elect the City Treasurer. It is the Treasurer's responsibility to oversee the investment of City funds in a safe and secure manner while ensuring maximum return on all investments within limitations set by State law. The City Treasurer operates under the restrictions of Sections 41001-41007 and Section 53646 of the Government Code of the State of California and Resolution 6133 of the Upland City Council - a resolution that affirms the Investment Policy for Public Funds.
The City follows the practice of pooling cash and investments for all funds except for funds required to be held by outside fiscal agents. Investment income is allocated quarterly to various funds based on the average monthly cash balances.