Local Gov’t 101
Who you gonna call?
Every link, phone number and email address you need to email council, request translation, watch live meetings and more.
Who’s in Charge?
- What does the city manager do?
- Who hires who?
- Department heads: Where do they fit in?
- Home rule: What does it mean?
Civilians in the City
- Boards and Commissions
- Working groups
Direct Democracy: Power to the People
- Initiatives, Recalls and Referendums
- City vs state: Whose rules rule?
Public Participation: How to Play
- I have a complaint: Where do I go?
- Wait, what’s a neighborhood liaison?
- How do I contact city council?
- Participating in government meetings