The City operates under a Council-Manager
form of government with a Mayor, six (6) Council Members, and a City Manager. The Council
Members are elected from single member districts for two-year terms, with the Mayor elected at large. The Mayor Pro Tem is elected by the Council on an annual basis.
The Council's Mission Statement is to ensure a safe, clean, healthy, and productive city where neighborhoods are revitalized, history is conserved, the environment is protected, and where all people are empowered to reach their full potential through socialization, education, culture, recreation and wellness.