City Council

The City Council is the elected governing body for the City of Cape Girardeau and consists of the Mayor and six City Council Members. The Mayor is directly elected at-large (city-wide) for a four-year term and the City Council Members are elected from six wards for staggered four-year terms. Cape Girardeau is a "home rule" city with the Council-Manager form of government.


Meeting Schedule

Meetings are held the first and third Monday of each month in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, with the Study Session starting at 5 p.m. and the Regular Session immediately following. Meeting agendas are posted by the end of the week prior to each meeting. View the City of Cape Girardeau's service schedule, observed holidays, and City Council meeting dates at cityofcape.org/holidays


Watch Recent City Council Meetings

Meetings will be available live and to playback on Youtube


Meeting Participation

Everyone is welcome to contact their Council directly (find your representative in the menu) or by using our online form. The public is also welcome to speak to the Council during a public meeting about items on or off the agenda. These presentations, however, are not met with an immediate response as Council considers the presented issue.

Register for Council Meeting Participation

Date of Meeting Appearance

Name

Address

Optionally, please also provide:

Topic or Agenda Item of Interest

Email

Phone #



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  • Contact Info
  • 401 Independence, PO Box 617 Cape Girardeau, MO  63703
  • Telephone 573.339.6320
  • Email cityclerk@cityofcape.org

Learn More, or Contact Council Members (see menu)