Mayor Michael S. Naggar

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Mike Naggar is the Mayor for the City of Temecula. He was first elected to the Temecula City Council in 1999 and is currently serving his fourth term in office. He served as the City’s Mayor in 2004, 2008 and 2013, and 2016.

Mayor Naggar began his public career in 1997 by serving on the City’s Planning Commission. In 2012 he was appointed to the Inland Regional Center Board of Trustees, a nonprofit, private community-based agency that provides support to over 25,000 individuals with developmental disabilities in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties.

In recognition of Mike Naggar’s compassion and dedication to the special needs community, he was selected to receive the 2012 Champion of the Community Award from the California Parks & Recreation Society for his efforts to raise awareness and provide City-sponsored inclusion programs and activities.

Mike Naggar is passionate about putting family first for all citizens. In 2007 he formed a Regional Medical Facility Task Force to discuss the need for a regional review of medical facilities in Southwest Riverside County. As a father of a 10 year boy with autism, he is a strong advocate for the special needs community. In 2010, he formed the Regional Autism Task Force to partner with Riverside County and local cities to address the needs and create programs for a rapidly growing special needs population. In 2013 Mike Naggar formed a Youth, Family and Health Regional Task Force to raise awareness, seek solutions and provide countywide resources to families faced with difficulties including mental health, bullying, domestic violence, drugs, and alcohol. In addition, he serves on multiple Council Committees that address the City’s needs for higher education, special needs play equipment, healthcare, infrastructure beautification, human services and supportive housing.

Mike Naggar is the owner of Mike Naggar & Associates and has over thirty years’ experience in real estate management and development. In addition, he has over ten years’ experience in municipal public safety. Mike enjoyed his years working with children as a youth soccer and basketball coach. Mayor Naggar and his wife, Mylah, have been married for 25 years. They are proud parents of their 23 year old daughter, Sienna, who is a graduate of Cal Baptist University and their 10 year old son, Liam. Mike enjoys swimming, biking, hiking, flying airplanes, and family activities.

Public & Community Service:
Mayor: 2004, 2008, 2013, 2016
Mayor Pro Tem: 2003, 2007, 2012, 2015
Temecula City Council Terms: 1999-2003; 2003-2008; 2008-2012; 2012-2016
Commissioner: Temecula Planning Commission (1997-1999)

City Council Assignments:
Planning Commission Council Liaison
City Sustainabililty Program Committee
Old Town Steering Committee
Finance Committee
Infrastructure Beautification Committee
Murrieta/Temecula Committee
Public Works Committee
Youth, Family & Health Regional Task Force
Pechanga Tribal Council Representative
Altair Property Ad Hoc Subcommittee
Community Service Funding Ad Hoc Subcommittee
Diaz Property Ad Hoc Subcommittee
French Valley Parkway Interchange Ad Hoc Subcommittee
Hospital Ad Hoc Subcommittee
Human Services Ad Hoc Subcommittee
Inclusive Play Structure Ad Hoc Subcommittee
Infill Land Use & Project Review Ad Hoc Subcommittee
Murrieta Creek Project Ad Hoc Subcommittee
Old Town Civic Center Ad Hoc Subcommittee
Quality of Life/Youth Master Plan Ad Hoc Subcommittee
Supportive Housing/Services Ad Hoc Subcommittee
Temecula Creek Inn Ad Hoc Subcommittee
Trails/Open Space Ad Hoc Subcommittee
Winchester Hills Ad Hoc Subcommittee

California Republican Assembly, Treasurer
General Plan Update Committee Member (Traffic Element)
Inland Regional Center, Past Board of Trustees Member
League of California Cities: Past Member, Policy Committee on Housing & Economic Development
Riverside County Transportation Commission Board Member (2015-present)
Temecula Valley Unified School District Safe Schools Committee Member
Vail Elementary School Site Council Member
Western Riverside Council of Governments Executive Committee & Zone Committee Member
Western Riverside Council of Governments Admin. & Finance Committee
Youth Soccer and Basketball Coach

Named 2012 Champion of the Community by the California Park & Recreation Society

Key Objectives:
Improve traffic flow within the City
Manage growth
Foster a supportive relationship between the City and School District
Keep taxes low
Increase services for children and seniors
Attract clean industry & local jobs
Encourage pro-active law enforcement
Advocate for the Special Needs Community

Occupation & Education
30+ years in Real Estate Management & Development
Owner of Mike Naggar & Associates, Inc.
10+ years in Municipal Public Safety

Married, two children
Hobbies: Swimming, biking, hiking, family activities