CITY COUNCIL / BOARDS
The City Council consists of a Mayor and four Council members. The Mayor serves a two year term and the Council members serve alternating four year terms. Local elections are held every two years in even years. The City Council sets policy and direction for City staff to carry out. Each Council member also sits on one or more of the City’s advisory boards and committees. The City Council meets the first and third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m.in the City Council Chambers at City Hall.
The Planning Commission is an advisory board to the City Council and also consists of five members appointed by the City Council. The Planning Commission uses various plans and studies to guide the development of the community. This group meets at 7:00 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month, as needed. It is responsible for conducting public hearings to receive public comment on development proposals, subdivisions, zoning ordinance amendments, variances and conditional use permits.
The Parks Committee is an advisory board to the City Council and consists of four members appointed by the Council, two members of the Council and the Public Works Supervisor. The Committee reviews park policies, maintenance and upkeep issues, signage, future needs, and amenities. The Committee organizes and holds the annual Explore Your Parks Night in May. The group meets at 8:00 p.m. the fourth Monday of every other month as needed.