Mayor & City Commission

Regular Meetings
  • 7:30 p.m.
  • 2nd Tuesday of every month
  • City Commission Room
    City Hall
    45 E Long Lake Road
    Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

All City Commission meetings are open to the public, except for portions of meetings in which the subject of discussion warrants a closed meeting in accordance with exceptions provided in the Open Meetings Act.

Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Members



About Your Local Government
Your mayor and city commission are an active, elected body of government responsible for legislation and policy-making for the City. The voters elect 5 at-large Commission members. Commission members are elected on a non-partisan ballot. Commission members are elected for 2-year terms. Two commission members are elected in even-numbered years and 3 are elected in odd-numbered years. The Commission members then select a Commission member to be the Mayor and another to serve as Mayor Pro-Tem. The Mayor holds office for 1 year.

Responsibilities
The City Commission members are devoted to:
  • Adopting City ordinances
  • Appointing members to boards and commissions
  • Approving the City budget based on income generated by property taxes and other income sources
The City Commission appoints the City Manager, City Clerk, Finance Director/ Treasurer and Director of Public Safety. The City Manager serves as the City's Chief Administrative Officer. Except for the purpose of inquiries, the City Commission addresses administrative services through the City Manager.

Mayoral Responsibilities
The Mayor has additional responsibilities as the official head of the City, representing the City at various government functions on a local, state and national basis.

Contact the Commission
To contact a City Commission Member, you may leave a message at City Hall or you may reach them directly through their individual contact information.