What is a Councilmember?

An elected official who serves as a member of a city or town council. City councils are the legislative bodies of local government in many municipalities, and council members are responsible for establishing policies that govern the city or town that they represent. Here are some key roles and responsibilities of a council member: The specific responsibilities of council members can vary widely based on the size and complexity of the municipality, the form of government (e.g., council-manager, mayor-council), and local laws and regulations. Related Reading:  
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