The City of Jonesville operates under a council-manager form of government. The City Council consists of six Councilpersons and a Mayor, who are elected by City residents. The City Council is the legislative and governing body of the City. The Council is the City's policy making board; they adopt an annual operating budget and adopt local laws and regulations. The Council hires a City Manager, who is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the City.
Council members must be registered voters in the City and a resident for at least one year to be eligible to serve. Councilpersons serve four-year terms. The Mayor serves a two-year term.
City Council meetings are generally held the third Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 265 E. Chicago Street. A detailed meeting calendar can be found under the Quick Links on this page. The public is invited and welcome to attend Council meetings.