Mayor & City Council

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Left to Right: Mayor Pro Tem John Mark Jennings, Mayor Elaine Gennawey, & Council Member Fred Minagar
Left to Right:
Council Member Linda Lindholm & Council Member Laurie Davies

The City Council consists of five (5) members, elected from the City at-large, who serve four year staggered terms. Annually, the City Council appoints a Mayor and a Mayor Pro Tem from its own membership to serve a one-year term. The Mayor is responsible for presiding over City Council meetings, representing the City Council at various business and ceremonial events, and executing all City ordinances, resolutions, and contracts. The Mayor Pro Tem performs these duties in the absence of the Mayor. As a legislative body, the City Council is responsible for enacting local laws, adopting the annual budget and Capital Improvement Program, and reviewing and adopting policies, agreements, and other City business items.

The City Council appoints the City Manager and City Attorney, as well as the members of the various citizen advisory boards, commissions and ad-hoc committees.

Meeting Details & Location

The City Council meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at City Hall in Council Chambers. View the Council Meeting Agenda.

Any person wishing to address the City Council on any matter, whether or not it appears on the Agenda, may do so under the Public Communications portion of the Agenda. Each individual is required to complete a "Request to Speak" form and is allowed three (3) minutes to address the Council. No action will be taken on any items not on the Agenda.