Chapel Hill Town Council

Chapel Hill’s Town Council is responsible for guiding Chapel Hill and making policy decisions. The town has a council/manager form of government, which means council members are responsible for the town’s legislative responsibilities. There are nine members on the council, which is headed by the mayor. The current mayor of Chapel Hill is Mark Kleinschmidt. The mayor is elected every two years.

Council members are non-partisan and are not given a designated district to represent. They are elected to four-year terms. Elections take place in November of odd-numbered years. The council is advised by the town manager, who carries out the policies and directives of the council.

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