The City Council is comprised of a Mayor and four members elected at-large to 4-year terms. Councilmembers serve staggered terms.
These elected officials are private citizens from all walks of life. Not only are they residents of our City, but they are also willing public servants who take very seriously their roles as representatives of our community. Take a moment to meet the Mayor and members of our City Council.
The City Council is the governing body of the City of Grovetown with direct responsibility for the formulation of City policy. It enacts ordinances and resolutions, adopts an annual budget, establishes the tax levy, and otherwise takes such actions as are "necessary for the security, welfare, convenience, and interest of the City." The authority and duties of the Council are delineated in the City Charter. General responsibilities of the City Council include:
Hearing views of the public on matters concerning City operations
Defining the policy and goals of the City
Improving the programs and organizations for achieving City goals and purposes
Deciding how the financial resources of the City will be used
Communicating the goals and concerns of the City to other legislative bodies