Winston-Salem City Council

City Council members and wards

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Ward map showing street detail [pdf/7.8mb]

Pages about the Wards and Council Members
North Ward Northeast Ward Northwest Ward East Ward
South Ward Southeast Ward Southwest Ward West Ward
North Ward Northwest Ward northwest ward north ward northeast ward mayor east ward southeast ward south ward southwest ward west ward

Email Addresses for City Council Members


vivianb@cityofws.org Vivian H. Burke, Mayor Pro Tempore                                 
denisea@cityofws.org Denise D. Adams
danbesse@danbesse.org Dan Besse
robertc@cityofws.org Robert C. Clark 
mollyl@cityofws.org Molly Leight
jeffm@cityofws.org Jeff MacIntosh
derwinm@cityofws.org Derwin L. Montgomery
jamestjr@cityofws.org James Taylor, Jr. 
Send email to all of the Council Members

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.

Latest News

Posted: Monday, July 14, 2014
The City of Winston-Salem recently adopted new regulations for transmission towers (cell towers).  These regulations req...
Posted: Thursday, May 29, 2014
The American Planning Association recently honored the City-County Planning Board with the Daniel Burnham Award for a Compreh...
Posted: Friday, January 31, 2014
City Council - Jan. 21, 2014 Mayor Allen Joines and the City Council will hold a community meeting and forum on Saturday...
Posted: Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Legacy 2030, Winston-Salem and Forsyth County's comprehensive plan, has been recognized as one of the best planning efforts i...

Upcoming Events

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Aug 11

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Aug 11

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Aug 12

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Aug 12

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Watch Council Meetings Online

City Council Meetings are on the first and third Mondays of each month (except when holiday) 7:00 p.m. in City Hall, Room 230, at 7:00 p.m. City Council meetings are open to the public.

Council meetings  can be viewed online live

Online meetings, agendas, and minutes

WSTV 13 Simply More!

Meetings are also broadcast live and repeated on WSTV 13, the city’s television station on TimeWarner Cable, channel 13. 

WSTV 13 schedule

Agendas and Minutes are posted in the Public Meetings section of this web site. 

Map to City Hall and the Stuart Building


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