City Council


The City Council meets twice a month at City Hall on the first and third Monday starting at 5:30 p.m. (Unless there is a holiday, the meeting will be the following day)

You can submit comments on the various agendas please visit the Public Comment Portal

All council meetings are broadcast live on Channel 19 or on the City of Minot Social Media Pages. You can view all previous meetings as well. Be sure to check the calendar for any upcoming meetings.

Council Members

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Contacting City Council

City Council needs and wants the community's feedback and insight to discover ways to improve the City of Minot. 

There are many ways residents can contact their elected leaders.  You are encouraged to contact any of the City Council Members above or submit to all at once using our Council Comment Portal which allows you to provide comments anonymously, or attach your name and contact information so the city may respond to your comments.


Keep in mind that all records of City Council communications including, but not limited to, emails, text messages, and social media posts are subject to the North Dakota Open Records and Meetings laws.  Unless an exception applies, any records of your communications with the City Council will likely be considered a public record, and available to the public upon request.


Additionally, please note that a quorum of the City Council (4 members) generally cannot discuss public business with each other or through other people outside of a noticed meeting.  While members of the City Council may respond to your communication individually, some may wait to discuss your communication until a regular City Council meeting.  If your inquiry or message requires an immediate response – we encourage you to contact Harold Stewart, City Manager.

If you have an issue you would like to discuss with the full City Council, please come and participate in our City Council meetings.  Each regular City Council meeting has a designated time for “Public Appearances” and we want to hear from you.  Please refer to the City’s Meeting Calendar to learn more about upcoming City Council meetings.

Previous City Council Meetings


Appointment, Membership, Term

The governing body of the City of Minot is the city council, which is composed of seven (7) members, one (1) being the mayor and six (6) being aldermen.

The terms of aldermen of the city council shall be four (4) years, or until their successors are elected and qualified. One-half (½) of the elected aldermen shall be elected biennially at the regular city election. 

The Mayor shall be elected at large and shall hold office for four years and until his successor is elected and qualified. The term of office of the mayor shall commence on the fourth Tuesday in June in the year in which elected and shall continue until his or her successor is elected and qualified. 

Source: Chapter 40-08, NDCC.

Chapter 2, Article II and Chapter 2, Article III, of the City of Minot Code of Ordinances  
Revised 6/2017 

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