Government

Agendas, Minutes & Videos
Information about upcoming and recent City Council, Committee, Commission, and Board meetings.

Boards & Committees
Advisory groups are an important part of city government. Group members may consist of Mayoral and City Council appointees, elected officials, City employees, or the public. 

City Council
As a City, Sanford has a city council/mayor/manager form of government. The City Council and Mayor’s duties and powers are set forth in the Charter. Council members are elected by voters for staggered, three-year terms. The Mayor is elected by voters for a two-year term.

Ordinances
The process of updating the City Code is a continuing work in progress. General Code E-Code is updated and includes ALL Legislation adopted by the City Council through May 3, 2022.

City Charter
The City Charter is the guiding document by which the city will govern itself. The Charter is reviewed every 10 years, with the most recent review in 2022. Any proposed changes to the charter are brought before the residents vote prior to adoption.