Winston-Salem City Council

Email Addresses for City Council Members Vivian H. Burke, Mayor Pro Tempore                         Denise D. Adams Dan Besse Robert C. Clark
John Larson Jeff MacIntosh Derwin L. Montgomery James Taylor, Jr. 
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The governing body for the City of Winston-Salem is an eight-member City Council. Voters go to the polls every four years in November to elect the Mayor and Council. The Mayor is elected at large and council members are elected by citizens in each of the eight wards within the city.

The City Council is responsible for adopting and providing for all ordinances, rules and regulations as necessary for the general welfare of the city. It approves the city budget and sets property taxes and user fees. The Council appoints the City Manager and City Attorney and approves appointments to City boards and commissions.

Latest News

Posted: Thursday, January 12, 2017
Winston-Salem Council Member Denise D. Adams has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2017 Finance, Administ...
Posted: Thursday, November 12, 2015
Office of the City Manager - Nov. 12, 2015 City Manager Lee Garrity today announced the appointment of Tom Kureczka as the c...
Posted: Thursday, August 7, 2014
The City of Winston-Salem recently adopted new regulations for transmission towers (cell towers).  These regulations req...
Posted: Thursday, May 29, 2014
The American Planning Association recently honored the City-County Planning Board with the Daniel Burnham Award for a Compreh...

Upcoming Events

Jun 18

7:00 p.m. in the City Hall Building, Council Chamber, Room 230, 1...

Aug 6

7:00 p.m. in City Hall, Council Chambers, Room 230, 101 N. Main S...

Aug 13

4:30 p.m. in the Committee Room, City Hall, Room 239, 101 N. Main...

Aug 13

6:00 p.m. in the Committee Room, City Hall, Room 239, 101 N. Main...

Aug 14

4:30 p.m. in the Committee Room, City Hall, Room 239, 101 N. Main...

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