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.


Council meets on Mondays except for City holidays, designated breaks for the election and winter holidays. Meetings are held at 7 p.m., in the Municipal Building's council chamber.

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