Jump to meeting times, agendas & video
Find Your Ward: Use the small map above for general guidance, and open a large street map [pdf/7.8mb] if you need greater detail.
Council Member Listing by Ward
Open the ward pages to get full contact information, and open the council member pages to get their biographies.
Email all Council Members at once
Community Assistance Liaisons: See Office of Community Assistance.
Mayor: Allen Joines biography | Mayor's Office home page
Council Meeting Times, Agendas & Video
All committees meet the 2nd Monday or Tuesday of each month in City Hall, Room 239. Open the committee link for exact times.
Watch archived videos of committee meetings on our YouTube channel. | Learn more about WSTV.
Public Comment Period During City Council Meetings
- The public comment period is 30 minutes long.
- To sign up to speak during this period, see the City Secretary in the lobby outside of Council Chambers from 6:30 - 6:55 p.m. on meeting night, or call 336-727-2224 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
- Persons addressing City Council are asked to limit their comments to 3 minutes.
About Winston-Salem City Council
The governing body for the City of Winston-Salem is an eight-member City Council. Voters go to the polls every four years in November to elect the Mayor and Council. The Mayor is elected at large and council members are elected by citizens in each of the eight wards within the city.
The City Council is responsible for adopting and providing for all ordinances, rules and regulations as necessary for the general welfare of the city. It approves the city budget and sets property taxes and user fees. The Council appoints the City Manager and City Attorney and approves appointments to City boards and commissions.