City Council

2020 City Council group photo with City Admin and attorney

(back row l-r): Interim City Attorney Mary Lynn Macsalka, Tim Barnes, Brian Wong, JD Mangat, Tonya Briggs, City Administrator Fritz Sprague   (front row l-r): Chelsea Behanna, Mayor Jamie Harkins, Mayor Pro Tem Stephanie Walton

City Council Meetings (1)

May 19, 2020, City Council Meeting. 
5:30pm held electronically; no in-person option.

Those wishing to contribute during public comment may: 

• OPTION 1: Submit written comments to be read aloud during the meeting, email by 3pm Tuesday, May 19.
• OPTION 2: View the meeting on your computer at
• During public comment, use the “raise hand” icon to request to speak. When it is your turn to speak, we will unmute your microphone. Public comment is limited to 5 minutes.
• OPTION 3: Call +1 346 248 7799 and enter meeting ID: 84695155658. During public comment press *9 (star 9) to request to speak. When it is your turn to speak, we will notify you on your phone and unmute your microphone. Public comment is limited to 5 minutes.

Ways to connect without public comment for City Council Meetings

• Call in to Listen. Available beginning 5:25pm
             •+1 346 248 7799 and when prompted, enter meeting ID: 84695155658
• Watch on Comcast Channel 8 or 881
• Stream live or watch recorded meeting at

November 2019 Elections

Visit the City’s election page to learn more about Council candidates and ballot questions:


The Lafayette City Council serves as the community’s legislative body, enacting ordinances, appropriating funds to conduct city business, and providing policy direction for city governance through the city administrator.


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  1. Agendas & Minutes
  2. Members
  3. Resources

Agenda and minutes are available prior to the meetings. Draft minutes are also available.

About the Lafayette City Council

The Council consists of seven members who are elected on a non-partisan basis in odd-numbered years. Terms are staggered so the Council always consists of experienced members.Four seats must be filled each election year. The three councilors with the highest number of votes serve four-year terms and the fourth receives a two-year term.


The mayor and mayor pro-tem are selected by the City Council for two-year terms. Under provisions of the Lafayette City Charter, council has the power to appoint the city administrator, city attorney, municipal court judge, city treasurer, and chief of police.