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,a 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 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm at the Santa Margarita Water District board room located at 26111 Antonio Pkwy.

Our Next Public Meeting will be
Monday, October 16th

Please, join the Ladera Ranch Civic Council for its upcoming meeting, on Monday, October 16th, 2017 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 – October 2017 Agenda Packet

South Orange County Disaster Preparedness Expo 2017

OC Supervisor Lisa Bartlett, OC Sheriff’s Department, OC Fire Authority, and the City of Mission Viejo invite you to the 2017 South Orange County Disaster Preparedness Expo on Saturday, October 21, from 9am-12pm.






Weekend Closures at Avenida Pico, Oct. 13-16

Avenida Pico Ramp Closures: The southbound I-5 on- and off-ramps at Avenida Pico are scheduled to close from 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, to 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 16.

Avenida Pico under I-5 also will be closed nightly during this time, however, at least one lane in each direction will remain open during the day.


The extended closure will allow crews to complete reconstruction of the southbound I-5 on- and off-ramps and apply final striping. When the closure is completed, Avenida Pico under the bridge will be reopened to a temporary new configuration. All ramps at Avenida Pico are scheduled to be in their final configurations by the end of October.

 Motorists should use Calle Frontera and Avenida Vista Hermosa as detours during the weekend closure. 

* The southbound I-5 off-ramp will close at 10 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13. However, Avenida Pico and the southbound I-5 on-ramp will remain open until 11 p.m. to accommodate traffic leaving the Friday night football game at San Clemente High School.


LRCC Elects New Officers and Reorganizes Board for Upcoming Year

Margaret Novak, Amir Arbabi, Gary Kephart, Stephanie Ramsey, Joe Brenneman, Mike Ellzey, Jett McCormick

Elections have concluded and the LRCC is proud to welcome Joe Brenneman (elected) and Margaret Novak (appointed) to the board, as well as Gary Kephart (reelected) will be continuing his service. The 2017-2018 Board consists of:  Stephanie Ramsey – Chair, Gary Kephart – Vice Chairman, Amir Arbabi – Treasurer, Mike Ellzey – Councilmember, Jett McCormick – Councilmember, Joe Brenneman – Councilmember, and Margaret Novak – Councilmember.  In addition to the Board of Directors, Carlo Tomaino serves as Administrator and Scott Weisgerber manages the LRCC website and email blasts.


OCTA Designing Tomorrow – Long Range Transportation Survey

Help OCTA plan for the future of transportation by taking this quick survey.


OC Public Works Street Improvements – August 23, 2017

OC Public Works contractors will be performing street improvements along Oso Parkway (Las Flores/Wagon Wheel area) and Crown Valley Parkway (Ladera Ranch area) to deliver a smoother ride and extend the life of your roadways. This work will occur Monday through Friday, from 9am until 3pm, between now and the end of October, subject to change due to weather or other factors.

20170823_Oso Pkwy – Crown Valley Pkwy Slurry Seal



The Civic Council is generously supported by: