Charter Review Committee

Regular Meetings

This committee meets as needed.  View and subscribe to meeting calendar to view upcoming meeting dates.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.


Name Term 
Cecil Russell, Chair2019
Sam Pierstorff, Vice Chair2019
Chris Tyler2019
Aaron Anguiano2019
Janice Keating2019
Mike Moradian2019
Wendy Byrd2019
George Petrulakis (non-voting member)2019
John Walker (non-voting member)2019
Tim Ragsdale2019
Sandra Lucas2019
Jose Sabala2019
Renaldo Rucker2019


Section 1604, of the City Charter states the Council shall cause this Charter to be reviewed at least every ten (10) years. The function of the committee is to review Modesto’s City Charter, to ensure it provides the best organization, powers, and functions and essential procedures for the best possible City government. 

View the 2006 through 2007 Charter Review Final Report (PDF)

Membership Requirements

Must be a Resident of the City of Modesto.