Erie Area City Council in Erie Pennsylvania

Address and phone number for Erie Area City Council, a City Council, at State Street, Erie PA.

Erie Area City Council
1001 State Street, Erie, Pennsylvania, 16501

About the Erie Area City Council

The Erie Area City Council, located in Erie, PA, is the legislative body for the city government in Erie. The City Council sets policy for the city government, adopts capital budgets, and sets Erie tax rates. It also authorizes borrowing, adopts ordinances and resolutions, and approves contracts. In Erie, the City Council has substantial authority over regulating land use, public health and safety, and business activity. The City Council also oversees city government staff and operations.

You may contact the City Council for questions about:
  • Erie City Council meetings and minutes
  • Representatives and elected officials
  • Erie City Council calendar and agenda
  • City Council membership and districts in Erie
  • Council committees and legislative bodies
City Council Responsibilities

An elected body, the Erie City Council represents Erie residents by acting as the legislative branch of the Erie government and making policy for Erie. The City Council follows the Erie city charter, which designates responsibilities such as overseeing the city budget and adopting policies for the city. Contact the City Council for information about the responsibilities of the City Council.

City Council Elections

The Erie City Council is an elected body, and council members serve set terms with regular elections. In Pennsylvania state, City Council elections occur on a regular schedule with other local, state, and federal elections. Contact the City Council for more information about elections.

Erie City Council Meetings

The Erie City Council holds regular meetings to discuss City Council business. City Council meetings are open to the public on a regular schedule. Under Pennsylvania statutes, the City Council publicizes its meeting schedule and the agenda for its meetings. Following a City Council meeting, the meeting minutes will be published and made available to the public. Contact the Erie Area City Council for information about upcoming City Council meetings or meeting minutes from prior meetings.

Addressing the Erie City Council

The general public can address the City Council during a City Council meeting. Regular City Council meetings provide opportunities for public comment. Similarly, when considering certain actions, Pennsylvania statutes require public comment during a public hearing. In addition to full City Council meetings, committee meetings also conduct preliminary reviews and consider City Council business. These committee meetings may be open to the public.

Contact the Erie Area City Council

You may contact the Erie Area City Council by calling 814-454-1770, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Erie Area City Council, 1001 State Street, Erie, Pennsylvania, 16501.

Map of Erie Area City Council in Erie Pennsylvania

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