Council Member Gary Gardner (District 1)

Current Term: December 2026

Serving since December 2018

Welcome to Desert Hot Springs. When I retired, I could have moved just about anywhere, and I chose Desert Hot Springs, probably because of the same reasons you may have – our gorgeous desert and fantastic views, our access to outdoor recreation, our award-winning water, and mineral spring spas, our small-town feel, and our affordable housing. If you haven’t already, you’re going to find that Desert Hot Springs is an amazing place, with great people who look out for each other.

You’ll also find a responsive and accessible City Government. I’m here to represent you. Please don’t hesitate to contact me with any concerns or issues you may have. I’ll be happy to schedule an appointment at your convenience.

You can reach me at or call me at (206) 669-0548 to set something up. I want to hear from you.

Together we can make Desert Hot Springs the best place to live in California.

(206) 669-0548

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