Mayor & Council

About the Council

Newark City Council is comprised of six council members and a mayor, each of whom has one vote. Six council members, elected from separate districts, serve staggered two-year terms. The mayor, elected at-large, serves a three-year term. Use the links to the left to learn more about the city council.


The city council meets the second and fourth Monday of each month (except for the second Monday in April and the fourth Monday in December) at 7 p.m. in the Municipal Building's council chamber.

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