Council Member Jeff Comerchero

Current & Recent Terms


  • Elected on November 4, 1997
  • Re-elected on November 5, 2001, November 7, 2006, November 3, 2010, and November 4, 2014
  • Up for re-election in November 2018


Positions


  • Mayor: 2001, 2005, 2010, 2015
  • Mayor Pro Tem: 2000, 2004, 2009, 2014
  • Temecula City Council Member: Term: 1997-2001; 2001-2006; 2006-2010; 2010-2014
  • President: Temecula Redevelopment Agency 2002, 2004
  • President: Temecula Community Services District 1999, 2000, 2003
  • Commissioner: Temecula Community Services 1993-1997
  • Chairman: Temecula Community Services Commission 1996
  • Board of Directors: Riverside Transit Agency 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
  • Chairman: Budget and Finance Committee, Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) 2004, 2005
  • Vice-Chairman: Budget and Finance Committee, Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) 2001
  • Founder/Chairman: I-15 Interregional Partnership 2003, 2004, 2005
  • Board of Directors: Temecula Valley Film Council 1997-98
  • Co-Chairman: Yes on Measure C 1997
    • City Council Liaison to the Planning Commission 1999
    • City Council Liaison to the Community Services Commission 1999, 2000
  • Board of Directors: Temecula Valley Sister Cities 1999


Memberships


  • Budget and Finance Committee, Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) 2000
  • California Representative to the National League of Cities' Community and Economic Development Policy Committee 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
  • National League of Cities Community and Economic Development Steering Committee, 2001-2004
  • League of California Cities (LCC) Community Services Policy Committee 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
  • U.S. Conference of Mayors Community Development and Housing Committee, 2001
  • U.S. Conference of Mayors Arts, Culture, and Recreation Committee, 2001
  • Alternate Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
  • Law Enforcement Awards Commission L.E.A.C., 2005
  • UC San Marcos, President’s Advisory Council 2005
  • Representative: Western Riverside Council of Governments, 2002, 2003
  • South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) Local Government and Small Business Assistance Advisory Group 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
  • Board Southwest Riverside County Economic Development Council 1999, 2000, 2001
  • Board Inland Empire Economic Partnership (IEEP) 2000, 2001
  • Riverside County Integrated Plan (RCIP) General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC) 2000, 2001
  • Community Service Funding Ad Hoc Committee 1998 - 2000
  • Economic Development Sub-Committee 1999 - 2000 - 2001
  • Nominee: CLEAR (Combined Law-Enforcement Agencies in Riverside County) Choice Award 2000


Key Objectives


  • Ensuring that our road system meets our needs today and in the future
  • Collaborating with our County Supervisors on issues affecting our city
  • Seeking every opportunity to preserve large areas of open space
  • Providing a reliable and relevant system of public transit for regional commuters
  • Managing our dynamic growth so as not to diminish the quality of life of our current residents
  • Fostering an environment that encourages input from all citizens
  • Continuing to implement the Temecula Cultural Arts Master Plan
  • Planning and constructing a new Civic Center, Library, Senior Center Expansion, Children's Museum, Performing Arts Theater, an innovative teen center, and an additional multi-purpose Sports Complex
  • Creating and master-planning the ultimate vision for Historic Old Town Temecula
  • Establishing a hospital and a college campus within our community
  • Working with our neighboring cities to create greater County and State awareness of our regional requirements
  • Continuing to find enduring ways to honor our military veterans


Personal


  • Married to Pat Comerchero
  • Two sons: Alex, Andy