City Government & Staff

City Council

The City Council meets the third Tuesday of each month in Council Chambers at City Hall, 311 Second Street, San Juan Bautista at 6:00 p.m. Our City Council consists of five members elected to serve four-year terms. According to the SJBMC: “At the regular meeting in December of each year the City Council shall choose one of its members to serve as Mayor and one of its members to serve as Mayor Pro Tempore, each to serve until successors are chosen at the regular meeting in the following December.” Stream meetings live at CMAP TV.


Mayor César E. Flores
San Juan Bautista, CA  95045 Email: c.flores@san-juan-bautista.ca.us
His term expires November of 2022

Vice Mayor Mary Vazquez Edge
San Juan Bautista, CA  95045 Email: m.edge@san-juan-bautista.ca.us
Her term expires November of 2022

san-juan-bautista.ca.us_daniel-j-de-vries1Council Member Dan DeVries
Dan has been involved in the local community for over 25 years, first serving as the Chairman of the San Juan Bautista Planning Commission for 14 years, prior to being appointed to the San Benito County Planning Commission where he served for the past 12 years representing western San Benito County. Dan was also a member of the San Juan Bautista Fire Department for ten years, a founding member of the San Juan Rotary Club, the co-founder of the San Benito Arts Council, and a board member with CMAP, the Marle Holte Holiday Dinners, as well as the San Benito Health Foundation. Past and present memberships include the San Benito Business Council, the San Benito Economic Development Council, the San Benito County Chamber of Commerce, San Juan Bautista Chamber of Commerce and the San Benito County Bar Association.
San Juan Bautista, CA  95045 Email:d.devries@san-juan-bautista.ca.us
His term expires November of 2020

san-juan-bautista.ca.us_john-head-shotCouncil Member John Freeman

A native of Southern California, John has participated in San Juan Bautista civic and community activities since first moving here in 2002. He joined the Strategic Planning Committee when it was first formed and was chairperson of that committee for the past two years. He has also coached 7th and 8th grade basketball at San Juan School for the past several years. John is currently Chairperson of the Water Resources Board of San Benito County and a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Monterey Bay Area Governments (AMBAG). He is also member of the Bay Area Environmental Safety Group (BAESG). He is a specialist in the art of hazardous waste removal, disposal, and remediation and has 20 years of experience in Industrial Water Treatment; he has a small consulting business in those areas.

San Juan Bautista, CA  95045 Email: j.freeman@san-juan-bautista.ca.us
His term expires November of 2020

Council Member Leslie Q. Jordan
San Juan Bautista, CA  95045 Email:L.jordan@san-juan-bautista.ca.us
Her term expires November of 2022