The Gonzales City council is composed of five elected members. Members are elected at-large. That means they are not elected by districts within the City.
The Mayor is elected every two (2) years.
City Council members are elected every four(4) years.
The City Council:
Sets policy for Gonzales city government
Approves Gonzales' Annual budget and audits
Approved laws within Gonzales
Hires and fires the City Manager, City Attorney, City Engineer
Set priorities for the City Manager
Establish spending limits
Meets in public following a public meeting schedule
Regular meetings are first (1st) and third (3rd) Mondays at 6 pm at the City Council Chambers, 117 Fourth Street.