Guide to government: Cottage GroveThe Cottage Grove City Council is comprised of the mayor and four city council members.
The Cottage Grove City Council is comprised of the mayor and four city council members. The city council meets on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 7:30 p.m.
The mayor is elected to a four-year term, and council members serve staggered four-year terms. City elections take place in November of even-numbered years.
The mayor executes official documents, presides at city council meetings and serves as the spokesman for both the government and the community.
As a council member, the mayor’s official power is no greater than any other council member and the office has no veto power.
Each city council member is assigned to act as liaison to one of the city’s volunteer commissions.
The city commissions are: Economic Development Authority; Environmental; Historic Preservation; Human Services/Rights; Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources; Planning; Public Safety, Health and Wellness; and Public Works.
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