On May 23, 217, Bert Hack announced his resignation from the Laguna Woods City Council. “It is with regret, and due to health reasons, that I am resigning my position on the City Council,” said Mr. Hack. “It has been an honor and a pleasure to serve the residents of Laguna Woods as a member of the City Council since the City’s incorporation more than 18 years ago. I am proud to have been involved in the City’s many accomplishments, including defeating plans for a commercial airport at the former El Toro Marine Corps Air Station, which would have significantly damaged the quality of life of all Laguna Woods residents.”
Mr. Hack began his first term on the City Council in 1999 and was appointed by his colleagues to serve as Mayor five times. Mr. Hack also represented the City’s interests in leadership roles on the Southern California Association of Governments, Orange County Council of Governments, San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor Agency, and Southern California Water Committee. Prior to serving on the City Council, Mr. Hack was a practicing attorney and served on the boards of directors for the Golden Rain Foundation and United Mutual.