Email Addresses for City Council Members Vivian H. Burke, Mayor Pro Tempore                         Denise D. Adams Dan Besse Robert C. Clark Molly Leight Jeff MacIntosh Derwin L. Montgomery James Taylor, Jr. 
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The governing body for the City of Winston-Salem is an eight-member City Council. Voters go to the polls every four years in November to elect the Mayor and Council. The Mayor is elected at large and council members are elected by citizens in each of the eight wards within the city.

The City Council is responsible for adopting and providing for all ordinances, rules and regulations as necessary for the general welfare of the city. It approves the city budget and sets property taxes and user fees. The Council appoints the City Manager and City Attorney and approves appointments to City boards and commissions.

Latest News

Posted: Thursday, August 7, 2014
The City of Winston-Salem recently adopted new regulations for transmission towers (cell towers).  These regulations req...
Posted: Thursday, May 29, 2014
The American Planning Association recently honored the City-County Planning Board with the Daniel Burnham Award for a Compreh...
Posted: Friday, January 31, 2014
City Council - Jan. 21, 2014 Mayor Allen Joines and the City Council will hold a community meeting and forum on Saturday...
Posted: Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Legacy 2030, Winston-Salem and Forsyth County's comprehensive plan, has been recognized as one of the best planning efforts i...

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City Council Meetings are on the first and third Mondays of each month (except when holiday) 7:00 p.m. in City Hall, Room 230, at 7:00 p.m. City Council meetings are open to the public.

Council meetings  can be viewed online live

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Meetings are also broadcast live and repeated on WSTV 13, the city’s television station on TimeWarner Cable, channel 13. 

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Agendas and Minutes are posted in the Public Meetings section of this web site. 

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