City of Vernon California

Vernon City Council Member Yvette Woodruff-Perez Submits Resignation

Press Release

Vernon, CA (May 8, 2019) –  At the council meeting held on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, Council Member Yvette Woodruff-Perez announced her resignation as a member of the Vernon City Council.  Honorable Woodruff-Perez began her term as council member in April 2015, and served as mayor during her fourth year in office.

During her term, Woodruff-Perez achieved an educational milestone, acquiring a degree in nursing.  In her farewell statement, she noted that she would be dedicating time to her chosen career.

Mayor Melissa Ybarra and City Administrator Carlos Fandino acknowledged the service of Woodruff-Perez and wished her well in her new pursuits.  The City will present a proclamation to honor Woodruff-Perez at a future city council meeting.


The City of Vernon was founded in 1905 to create jobs in California.  Vernon's 1,800 businesses create more than 105,000 jobs in the Los Angeles area – including 55,000 jobs within the City's 5.2 mile boundary.  The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation designated Vernon as California's 'Most Business Friendly City.' Vernon generates more than $330 million in state income and sales taxes, $1.1 billion in taxable spending.  Vernon's businesses provide more than 4.4 billion in salaries and wages annually for workers in Los Angeles County.  For more information, go to

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