The City Council is the elected governing body of the City of Harrisonburg and is made up of five members elected at-large.
The City Council meets at 7:00pm every second and fourth Tuesday of the month in Council Chambers (409 South Main Street). Meetings are open to the public.
You can also watch council meetings on the Public Education Government Channel (Channel 3) or stream video online through the council media page. Meetings are broadcast live on the Public Education Government Channel and this website.
*The Harrisonburg City Council has shifted the meetings for the month of November in order to avoid potential conflicts with the upcoming elections. The November City Council meetings will be held on November 15 and November 29, the third and fifth Tuesday of the month.
To learn about council members, choose a council member below:
- Mayor Christopher B. Jones
- Vice Mayor Richard Baugh
- Council Member Kai Degner
- Council Member Abe Shearer
- Council Member Ted Byrd
Learn more about candidate qualifications and requirements: Candidate Qualifications and Requirements.