The affairs of the city government are under the direction of the Mayor and eight Council members.
The day-to-day affairs of city government are under the direction of an Administrative Assistant to the Mayor. He is assisted by the Director of Public Works, the Chief of Police, the Director of Parks and Recreation, and the City Clerk.
Inquiries concerning City Council agendas, and the obtaining of liquor licenses, solicitors permits and alarm suppliers license should be directed to the City Clerk's office.
Inquiries concerning business licenses and tow permits should be directed to the Finance Director's office.
There are two Council members in each of the four wards. One from each is elected every April.