There are 2 City Councils in Westchester County, New York, serving a population of 975,321 people in an area of 431 square miles. There is 1 City Council per 487,660 people, and 1 City Council per 215 square miles.
In New York, Westchester County is ranked 14th of 62 counties in City Councils per capita, and 7th of 62 counties in City Councils per square mile.
Find Westchester County, New York city councils.
Port Chester City Council 10 Pearl Street Port Chester, NY
Yonkers City Council 40 South Broadway Yonkers, NY
The Westchester County City Council is the legislative body for a city government in Westchester County, NY. The City Council governs and sets policy for city government. Cities derive their authority from New York State, and the City Council is responsible for exercising that authority. Powers and duties of City Councils include adopting and operating capital budgets, setting Westchester County tax rates, authorizing borrowing, adopting ordinances and resolutions, and approving contracts. City Councils in Westchester County have substantial authority over regulating land use, business activity, and public health and safety, in addition to exercising eminent domain. The City Council also oversees city staff and operations in Westchester County.You may contact the City Council for questions about: