City Council

City Council Office

Raleigh's Governing Body

Citywide COVID-19 Information:

With the coronavirus, or COVID-19, in the news, we wanted to update you on how the City is addressing the issue. The City of Raleigh, Wake County Public Health, and other local partner organizations are taking measures to prepare for the potential spread of the virus.

Visit our all-inclusive Citywide COVID-19 info page, which includes information on how we are handling council, council committee, boards and commissions meetings.

The City Council is Raleigh's governing body, consisting of eight members who are elected for two-year terms. Three of the members, including the mayor, are elected at large, while the other members are elected from five districts. The City Council sets City policy, enacts laws and adopts the City budget each year.

View City Council Agendas and Minutes

View upcoming Public Hearing dates

View Council and Committee events

View City Manager's Report




Raleigh Municipal Building
2nd Floor
222 W. Hargett St.
Raleigh, NC 27601

Strategic Plan

On April 14, 2015, City Council adopted the Strategic Plan which includes six key focus areas:

  • Arts and Cultural Resources;
  • Economic Development and Innovation;
  • Growth and Natural Resources;
  • Organizational Excellence;
  • Transportation and Transit; and
  • Safe, Vibrant and Healthy Community.

Learn about the Strategic Plan


Find Your Council Member and District

To locate your council district, enter your street address. If you live in Raleigh, you'll find your City Council District and council member.


Our MISSIONTo build a stable platform of evolving services for our community through which we champion positive and sustainable growth and realize visionary ideas for all.

Our VISIONTo pursue world-class quality of life by actively collaborating with our community towards a fulfilling and inspired future for all.