The City Commission typically meets on alternating weeks on the second floor of City Hall.

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2019-2021 City Commission (left to right):  Commissioner Jeffrey Richards, Mayor pro tem
Laura Goos, Mayor Michael Garey, Commissioner Peggy Getty, Commissioner Lynn
Todman.  Commissioner Getty was succeeded by Commissioner Michele Binkley on 
February 22, 2021.

The City Commission is made up of:

Commissioner This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. DVM, elected Apr. 2, 1984
Mayor Michael C. Garey, elected Apr. 5, 1999
Mayor pro tem This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., elected November 1, 2017
Commissioner This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., appointed December 18, 2017; elected November 5, 2019
Commissioner This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., appointed February 22, 2021 

General Information

The St. Joseph City Commission is an elected body of St. Joseph residents to represent the citizens of the City of St. Joseph in local government. The St. Joseph City Commission works as the legislative body and delegates a City Manager to supervise staff and handle administrative day-to-day tasks. City commissioners are elected at-large and elections are held in November of odd-numbered years. Three commission seats are open at each election and the two candidates receiving the greatest number of votes receive four-year terms and the candidate who receives the third-greatest number of votes receives a two-year term.

Schedule

The St. Joseph City Commission typically meets twice a month on alternating weeks on Monday at 6 P.M. in the City Commission Chambers located on the second floor of City Hall. A calendar with all of the City Commission meetings listed is available by clicking on it. Changes in meetings and special meetings will be occasionally posted on the news feed of the website. 

Minutes

NOTE: Starting July 8, 2013, the City of St. Joseph began using a new database to hold all City Commission agendas, agenda packets, and minutes. Please click here to access this database. 

City Commission Policy regarding Ethics and Conflict of Interest 

Please click here to view the City Commission Policy regarding ethics and conflict of interest.

If you have any further questions about the St. Joseph City Commission please contact the City and we will be happy to assist you.

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