As a general-law city, Montebello operates through the Council - City Manager form of municipal government. The five City Council members are elected at large to overlapping terms of four years and annually select one of their members to serve as Mayor. The City Council is the legislative body responsible for the overall policies and direction for the City of Montebello. They are the citizens' representatives in local government. The City Council appoints residents to serve on several commissions.
|Salvador Melendez||David N. Torres||Kimberly Ann Cobos-Cawthorne||Angie M. Jimenez|
|Mayor Pro Tem||Councilmember||Councilmember||Councilmember|
|Irma-Bernal Barajas||City Clerk|
|Rafael Gutierrez||City Treasurer|