City Council

The City Council establishes laws for citizen welfare, determines policies that govern providing municipal services and approves certain Mayoral appointments.

  • The City Council is composed of seven members, each elected from a different ward. See Ward Map
  • The Committee of the Whole meets twice a month on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month.
  • The Council meets on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month.
  • The City Council welcomes public input at all meetings.

Use this link to email all Council members:

Meetings Calendar

City Council Goals

Archive of Council Meetings

City Council Ordinances and Resolutions

Council Rules, Orientation, and Procedures

*Note: Older meeting videos require Adobe Flash Player


City Council Members

Contact Term Ends
Maryalice Wu Maryalice Wu [D]
Ward 1
(217) 377-6296
May 2021
Erik Sacks [D]
Ward 2
(650) 796-5719
Shirese Hursey Shirese Hursey [D]
Ward 3
(217) 721-4176
May 2021
Bill Brown Bill Brown [D]
Ward 4
(217) 344-3797
May 2021
Dennis Roberts Dennis P. Roberts [D]
Ward 5
(217) 344-0069
May 2021
William P. Colbrook [I]
Ward 6
(217) 607-5934
May 2021
Jared Miller Jared T. Miller [D]
Ward 7
(217) 721-9432
May 2021