City Council Member
2012 - present (4-year terms)
Amanda Young Rigby was elected to the Vista City Council in 2012 after serving five years on the Parks & Recreation Commission. Ms. Rigby served as Deputy Mayor in 2016 and was re-elected in November, 2016.
Ms. Rigby is dedicated to fiscal responsibility and is opposed to tax increases and governmental over regulation. Her vision for Vista is to maintain and improve our quality of life by continuing to be committed to sound fiscal policies, positive economic growth, well planned community growth, and maintenance of our parks and streets. As a Girl Scout and Boy Scout leader, she is also committed to our city's youth and high on her agenda is finding suitable skateboard options for them.
In addition, Ms. Rigby is working on bringing the latest in technological advances to the city, making it easier for residents to report incidents, review licensing requirements, view maps of our walking and bike trails, etc.
As the City's representative to the California League of Cities, Council Member Rigby serves on the Revenue & Taxation and the Housing, Community, & Economic Development Policy Committees to ensure that our voice is heard in Sacramento.
Ms. Rigby served on the VUSD Common Ground Task Force, has been a Scout leader for many years, and is a member of the Rancho Buena Vista Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, currently on the executive committee.
In addition to holding a degree in Social Science, Ms. Rigby received her graduate diploma in Paralegal Studies with a specialization in Civil Litigation from the University of San Diego. She also attended the Executive Education in Public Policy program at the University of Southern California.
Ms. Rigby and her husband, D'Arcy, have lived in Vista since 1993 and raised their now adult children here. Their two children were members of the City's Youth Commission, each serving as Chairman.
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