City Government

Minneapolis is governed by a Mayor and City Council who are elected by the people of the City. The Mayor and City Council acting together are the Governing Body. The Mayor serves a two-year term while all other members of the governing body members serve four-year terms. The Governing Body, being the elected representative of the people, adopts all ordinances and resolutions and determines the general goals and policies.

Council meetings
  • Held once a month
  • Second Tuesday of every month
  • 7:00 P.M.
  • 218 N. Rock Street
Elected Officials
  • Dr. Kermit Wedel, Mayor, Term expires April 2017
  • Robert Bergman, Treasurer, Term expires April 2017
  • Russell Thornton, Council member, Ward 1, Term expires April 2017
  • Cathy Hoover, Council member, Ward 1, Term expires April 2019
  • Kaely Jackson, Council member, Ward 2, Term expires April 2017
  • Vacant, Council member, Ward 2, Term expires April 2019
  • Vacant, Council member, Ward 3, Term expires April 2017
  • Dave Sweat, Council President, Ward 3, Term expires April 2019