City Council & Mayor

About Council Meetings

  • Council meetings occur on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month (unless otherwise advertised for Special Meetings) and begin at 6:30 p.m.
  • Meetings are currently held at Montpelier High School, 5 High School Drive, Montpelier, VT 05602, unless otherwise noted
  • Remote participation through Zoom - meeting link available on the agenda 
  • The meeting space is ADA-accessible 
  • Meetings are televised on channel 1085 of the local ORCA cable network
  • Watch recordings of all City Council meetings on the ORCA Media website and on the ORCA Media YouTube channel


Agendas for meetings are posted in the Agenda Center in the Agendas & Minutes page, in City Hall, and in the local papers in advance of upcoming meetings.


Copies of the City Council minutes can be obtained in the Agendas & Minutes page, at the City Manager's Office, and the City Clerk's Office.

Council Members

Your City Councilors are listed below.  You can send them an e-mail by clicking on their names.  To access available phone numbers, click on the Directory.

Councilor Donna Bate, District 1
Dona Bate, District 1
CMB January 2022
Pelin Kohn, District 2

Cary Brown, District 3
Lauren Hierl
Lauren Hierl, District 1
Sal Alfano - 440x590

Sal Alfano, District 2


Tim Heney, District 3

About the Council & Mayor

The City Council is comprised of 6 councilors and the Mayor. The councilors represent the 3 electoral districts in the city and are elected for 2-year terms. The Mayor is elected by the entire city also for a term of 2 years. Elections for these seats occur during town meeting day which is the first Tuesday in March. The City Council is the legislative body of the community responsible for developing policies and ordinances that preserve and protect the health, safety, and welfare of all our residents.

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