Welcome to the Rochester City CouncilThe City Council is comprised of 7 elected officials who are vested with the legislative authority of the City. The Council President is elected by all voters in the City of Rochester. The six Council members are elected by the voters of the ward that they each represent.
Meetings of the Council
Regular Council Meetings
Regular City Council meetings are usually held on the first and third Mondays of each month at 7:00 pm in the Council/Board Chambers at City Hall. If there is a holiday that falls on the first or third Monday, that meeting is typically held instead on Wednesday.
2019 City Council Calendar of Regular Meetings - PDF that can be downloaded and printed
Committee of the Whole
Usually held each Monday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. in the Council/Board Chambers at City Hall.
Both regular Council and Committee of the Whole meetings are recorded and livestreamed. Access to the agendas and livestreams for scheduled meetings as well as the archive of agendas, minutes, and recordings are all available through the Meetings page for the City Council.
Regular Council meetings can also be viewed live and in rebroadcast throughout the week on Government Access Channel 180.