Melfort City Council
(L - R) City Manager Adam Homes, Councillor Tim Hoenmans, Councillor Doug Terry, Councillor Tara Muntain, Mayor Glenn George, Councillor April Phillips, Councillor Brian Enge and Councillor Trent Mitchell.
Melfort City Council consists of a Mayor and six Councillors, elected for a term of four years. Each member of Council represents the community as a whole and all decisions of Council are by majority vote. Council is responsible for setting City policy, which is implemented and administered by the City Manager.
Agenda items, requests for delegations and correspondence for the regular Council meeting must be received by the City Clerk by 12:00 noon on the Thursday prior to the meeting. Please note that unless it is deemed confidential by the Clerk, all correspondence and communication received by Council becomes a public document, which is made available to the media.
The function and authority of City Council is defined in The Cities Act, and other applicable legislation, and includes both duties and mandatory obligations, such as setting the annual budget and mill rate; and discretionary powers, such as control over zoning, licensing, building standards and many other city services.
| ||The Corporation of the City of Melfort is divided into three major departments; namely Administration & Finance; Works & Utilities and Community & Protective Services.|
Council Standing Committees
Legislative & Finance: Councillor Mitchell, Chairman; Councillor Hoenmans, Member
Community Services: Councillor Phillips, Chairman; Councillor Enge, Member
Protective Services: Councillor Terry, Chairman; Councillor Muntain, Member
Works & Utilities: Councillor Terry, Chairman; Councillor Muntain, Member
The Mayor is an "ex-officio" voting member of each Standing Committee of Council.