Residents elect a Mayor for a four-year term and four Council members for staggered four-year terms. All Council members serve at large to represent the entire community, so residents may contact any one of them to express concerns and opinions. City Council elections are held in November in odd-numbered years.
City Council Vacancy Appointment Process
A vacant seat on the Golden Valley City Council, left by Council Member Mike Freiberg’s Nov 6, 2012 election as State Representative for District 45B, will be filled by an appointment made by the four remaining council members. [Read complete story]
Application deadline is 4:30 pm, December 7, 2012.
- City Council Appointment Interest Form
- City Council Selection Process Overview
- City Council Position Description
- Election Task Force Recommendations Report (background information)