The Ladera Ranch Civic Council is the precursor to a local incorporated government that provides input to the Orange County governing boards as the Ladera Ranch civic representation. The purpose of the Council is to encourage and gather public comment on a range of topics which may affect the community and represent the interests of Ladera Ranch residents as their Council. Meetings discuss and provide input on: p
lanning and land use, public safety, public works, and other municipal related services. The Council consists of seven elected council members.

The Council meets the third Monday of each month, unless a holiday conflicts, from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm at the Santa Margarita Water District board room located at 26111 Antonio Parkway.

Our Next Public Meeting will be
Monday, November 19th

Please, join the Ladera Ranch Civic Council for its upcoming meeting, on Monday, November 19th, 2018 at 7pm. We meet in the board room at Santa Margarita Water District. The agenda for the meeting will be posted not less than 72 hours in advance of the meeting.

Agenda is available here –

State of the Community 2018 – Presented by US Bank
Please join the Ladera Ranch Civic Council and the Ladera Rancho Chamber of Commerce as we host the State of the Community 2018 – Presented by US Bank. The Magic of Partnerships is the theme of the evening as we begin the night with networking and magic, then move into an interactive update from our South County leaders. Seating is limited, please get your ticket early!

2018 State of the Community Survey

Ladera Ranch, we want to hear from you! Our 2018 State of the Community is October 11th and we would like to know what questions you have regarding topics from education to public safety to local business. Please take a few minutes and complete this survey:


Support the Ladera Ranch Civic Council

Did you know that the LRCC is funded entirely on donations? For the price of a cup of coffee, you can help support the efforts of the all-volunteer Council. The LRCC budget includes items such as liability insurance, our mailbox, office supplies, and other items. Please help support us today by clicking on the PayPal link and making a donation. Thank you!

LRCC Election Results

The votes are in! The LRCC welcomed three brand new councilmembers and one incumbent as part of the 2018-19 Council.

(L-R) Ed Gow, Secretary Heather Redd, Treasurer Margaret Novak, Chair Stephanie Ramsey, Vice Chair Joe Brenneman, Chenin Boutwell, Gary Kephart, Council Administrator Carlo Tomaino


LRCC Meets with SDG&E Regarding Rate Increases

The LRCC was recently invited to a meeting with representatives from Senator Pat Bates’ office, Assemblyman Bill Brough’s office, the City of Mission Viejo, and SDG&E to ask questions regarding the recent steep increases in residents’ electric bills. We made the request for information as to why SDG&E is significantly higher than Southern California Edison and what changes can be made, both long and short term, to provide some financial relief. Feedback can be sent directly to the Public Utilities Commission, please visit https://appsssl.cpuc.ca.gov/cpucapplication/. Please click on the links below for the information provided by SDG&E to the LRCC. We will continue to share information as it becomes available.


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SDG&E Summer Tips

The Civic Council is generously supported by: