City Govt

The elected City Council consists of a mayor and 5 council persons.  Terms are 4 years for each office.  The council sets city policy, enacts ordinances, and approves budgets.  The mayor presides at council meetings and is the chief executive of the city responsible to carry out policy, enforce ordinances, and conduct the business of the city.  At council meetings, the mayor votes only in cases of tie votes by the other council persons, except in certain cases specified by state law.

The Planning Commission is a five member citizen board appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the City Council. The Planning Commission provides analysis and recommendations to the City Council on matters dealing with the present and future development of the City, in accordance with the goals and policies of the City’s General Plan. This includes reviewing, approving, or recommending to the City Council for requests for general plan amendments, zone changes, subdivisions, and text amendments.

The Board of Adjustment considers requests for variances from various zoning and other ordinances.

The Finance Committee consists of appointed members who assist the mayor, council and finance officer in developing budgets and in evaluating the financial aspects of proposed projects.

The Parks and Recreation Committee consists of appointed members who propose and oversee recreational facilities and programs within the City.

The Technology Committee consists of appointed members who advise the mayor, council, and city staff in matters involving the application of various technologies in carrying out various aspects of city operations.

Emergency Status Notice

>Fireworks are prohibited in City limits.

City Hours of Operation

The city offices will be open Monday thru
Friday from 9am-12pm or by appointment.

Offices will be closed on these holidays:

New Year’s Day…………Jan 1
Human Rights Day……..3rd Mon of Jan
Presidents Day…………3rd Mon of Feb
Memorial Day…………..Last Mon of May
Independence Day……..July 4
Pioneer Day…………….July 24
Labor Day……………….1st Mon of Sep
Columbus Day…………..2nd Mon of Oct
Veterans Day……………Nov 11
Thanksgiving Day……….4th Thu of Nov
Day after Thanksgiving…4th Fri of Nov
Christmas Eve…………..Dec 24
Christmas Day…………..Dec 25
New Years Eve………….Dec 31

When a holiday falls on a Saturday, it will be observed on the preceding work day. When it falls on a Sunday, it will be observed the following work day.