City Council

City Council Vacancy

The City Council is accepting applications for a council seat vacancy following Councilor Dave Bowman's resignation on May 3. 

Applications are being accepted from residents of City Council District II. The deadline to apply for the vacant seat is Thursday, May 20, at 6 p.m.

As set forth by the City Charter, the City Council will formally vote to appoint a replacement for the council’s District III later this spring.

Applicants are asked to fill out an application and submit a letter of interest to the council. The council will then interview potential candidates before holding a formal vote to appoint a new councilor.

Submit your application

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Regular Council Meetings & Work Sessions

  • Work Sessions - 10 a.m. on the work day preceding the Council meeting
  • Regular Meetings - First and Third Tuesdays at 6 p.m.
  • Meetings take place in the City Council Chambers - 107 S. Cascade Avenue
  • No formal action is taken at work sessions.
All meetings of the council are open to the public. Minutes of proceedings are kept for regular and special meetings. The council may, however, go into executive session upon consent of a majority of the council present.

Meeting Videos

Meetings can be viewed live on this website and on-demand from the city's YouTube channel. Meetings are also broadcast on Elevate channel 970 and Charter channel 191.

Special Meetings

Special meetings may be called by the mayor or by any two council members. The city clerk will give notice to the public as practical prior to the meeting.

Agendas & Minutes

City Council meeting agendas, packets, and minutes are posted regularly to the city's website. Use Notify Me to register to receive email notification each time new meeting agendas are posted. Meeting notices and agendas are also posted at the main entrance to City Hall (433 S. First St.).

Meeting minutes that are not available online can be requested from the City Clerk's Office.

Citizen Information for Quasi-Judicial and Legislative Proceedings

Quasi-judicial and legislative proceedings function differently and must adhere to different procedures and accomplish various functions of our local government. A document explaining these procedures has been prepared for the public.
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