City Council

Responsibilities

The Richmond City Council consists of six Councilmembers elected at large and a separately elected Mayor. City Council members are not full-time City officials and retain their positions in private industry, business, other professions, or personal enterprise. The Council appoints a City Manager to be responsible for carrying out the policies of the City Council and to manage the City's departments and program activities.

Meetings



Regular City Council meetings are held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. Special meetings are held on the other Tuesdays of the month. The City Council is on recess during the month of August.
      
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Council Group Photo 2017 Interim websize
  • Tom Butt – Mayor        
  • Jovanka Beckles – Vice Mayor
  • Ben Choi - Councilmember
  • Eduardo Martinez - Councilmember
  • Gayle McLaughlin - Resigned on 07/18/2017
  • Jael Myrick - Councilmember
  • Melvin Willis - Councilmember