The City Council is the elected governing body of the City of Harrisonburg and is made up of five members elected at-large.
The City Council meets at 7:00pm every second and fourth Tuesday of the month in Council Chambers (409 South Main Street). Meetings are open to the public.
Residents/Media will be able to attend the meeting according to best practices and procedures associated with pandemic disaster.
- Masks are not required but strongly encouraged
- Social distance rules will apply
The public can also view the meeting live on:
- The City’s website Council Media Page,
- Public Education Government Channel 3
A phone line will also be live where residents will be allowed to call in and speak with City Council during the Public Hearings and the Public Comments portion of the night’s meeting.
The telephone number to call in is: 540-437-2687
To learn about council members, choose a council member below:
- Mayor Deanna R. Reed
- Vice Mayor Sal Romero
- Council Member Laura Dent
- Council Member Christopher B. Jones
- Council Member Richard Baugh
Learn more about candidate qualifications and requirements: Candidate Qualifications and Requirements.
Notice of Intent to comply with Americans With Disabilities Act.
Special assistance is available for disabled persons addressing City Council. Efforts will be made to provide adaptations or accommodations based on individual needs of qualified individuals with disabilities, provided that notification at least five (5) business days prior to the date of the meeting has been received by the City Clerk's Office. For assistance, please contact the City Clerk's Office, 409 S. Main Street City Hall, at 540-432-7701.
Language Interpretation Services Available
Language interpretation service in Spanish, Arabic and Kurdish is available for City Council meetings. To ensure that interpreters are available at the meeting, interested persons must request the accommodation at least four (4) calendar days in advance of the meeting by contacting the City Clerk at 540-432-7701 or by submitting a request online.
El servicio de interpretación en Español está disponible para las reuniones de la Municipalidad de la Ciudad. Para garantizar que los intérpretes estén disponibles en las reuniones, los interesados deben solicitar los servicios por lo menos cuatro (4) días de calendario antes de la reunión, poniéndose en contacto con la secretaria de la Municipalidad al 540-432-7701 o enviando una solicitud en línea.