The City Council is the legislative branch of city government. The council carries out a variety of functions, such as adopting the city's budget and ordinances, approving contracts and agreements and establishing the strategic plan and policies that guide the city government. Presiding over City Council meetings, the Mayor is elected to a four year term. Council members represent their constituents' interests before the city government. Council posts are non-partisan, and terms are two years. Two councilpersons are elected from each of four wards for overlapping terms.
||The first and third Thursday of every month
||Council meetings are held in the Council Chamber at the Government Center, 11911 Dorsett Road.
If you have a suggestion, want to make a complaint or express an opinion during the Council
meeting, call (314) 291-6550 for more information.