City Council minutes are not posted until they have been signed by the Mayor and approved by the Council as a part of regular business. If you need council minutes or agendas not listed, please contact the City Clerk, Kerry Patek at 636-937-4694 Ext. 302.
The governing body for the City of Festus, Missouri is a Mayor and an eight-member City Council. The mayor serves a 4-year term and is elected at large. Council Members serve a two-year term and are elected by citizens in each of four wards.
The City Council is the legislative and policy-making body of the city. The Council sets city policy by passing ordinances and resolutions. The Council approves the city budget, appoints and supervises the City Administrator, and generally oversees city functions. Additionally, the Council approves city development and takes action on recommendations from the Planning and Zoning Board.