The City of Fairfax has a council/manager form of government. The mayor and six councilmembers are elected every two years on an at-large, non-partisan basis. The current term expires 6/30/2018.
The City Council is an elected public body that typically meets the first Tuesday of the month for work session to discuss issues and develop consensus; however, no formal action may be taken. Work sessions are held in the Work Session Room located in Room 111 of the City Hall Annex.
The City Council typically meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month for regular meetings for public hearings and action items and to allow for public comment. Council meetings begin at 7 p.m. and are held in Council Chambers located in Room 100 of the City Hall Annex, 10455 Armstrong Street.
The City Council conducts no meetings during the month of August and additional meetings may be called as necessary.