Grove City Council is composed of five (5) elected members, one member from each Ward and one At-Large member. The community is divided into four (4) wards and those council members serve a four-year term. The At-Large member, elected by the community as a whole, serves a two-year term.
Council elects a president from its members. The president assigns fellow members to committee chairs in the following areas: Safety, Service, Lands & Zoning, and Finance. This body also appoints a full-time Clerk to administer the day-to-day operations of the office.
Duties of Council include: enacting legislation, appropriating funds, establishing administrative departments, agencies, boards and commissions and defining their duties; and adopting the city budget.
Council meets on the first and third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. Any change to the standing meeting or if a special meeting is called, notice is posted in City Hall and on the website. Download and view City Council meeting agendas.
Public attendance is invited and encouraged at all Council Meetings.
Anyone wishing to speak during a meeting shall sign the speakers list, which is placed on the podium prior to the meeting. Council will hear from three proponents and three opponents on each item on the agenda. Other matters will be acknowledged under New Business. Each speaker is limited to three minutes.