Mayor and City Council
2014 - 2018
The Mayor and Council were elected on November 5, 2013, and took office on January 6, 2014 (first Monday). The next election will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.
The Council consists of eight members: the mayor and seven Council members. (Click here to see Former City Councils.)
The term of office is four years.
City Council generally holds regular meetings on the second Wednesday of each month, at 7 p.m. in the Sam J. Welsch Memorial Room (Council chamber), located on the first floor of City Hall. Council may postpone or cancel any meeting as deemed necessary. Visit the City Council calendar for the most up-to-date meeting information.
Watch Council meetings
City Council meetings are shown live on the city's Web site through streaming video, and archived meetings are available online for up to one year.
Meetings are also available on cable television:
TV23 - third Thursday of every month at 7 p.m.
Cable Channel 25 - last Saturday of every month at 3 p.m.
The Mayor is compensated at $18,000 per year plus $160 expenses per month (Ord. #6793, Approved 4/13/2005, Effective 1/2/2006).
The seven Council members are compensated at $13,000 per year plus $150 expenses per month (Ord. #6793, Approved 4/13/2005, Effective 1/2/2006).
The Mayor Pro Tem receives an additional $100 per month (Ord. #4156, Approved 5/8/85, Effective 2/1/86).