Clifton City Council Member
Passes laws and regulations for your city
Full office description
- City council members work together with the rest of city council to set and implement city policy.
- City council is tasked with ensuring the health, comfort, and safety of residents of the city.
- City council members work with the mayor to govern city departments, such as the police department, fire department, transportation department, and parks and recreation department.
- Most city council members in Virginia are elected in odd years to four year terms. Elections are partisan.
How this impacts you
Policing — The city council decides how many police are hired and posted on your city's streets, as well as how much they are paid and what equipment and training they receive.