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Vancouver City Council

City Council is made up of the Mayor and 10 Councillors who are elected at large for a four-year term. The Mayor is the Chair of City Council.

The City of Vancouver is governed by the Vancouver Charter and has the power to:

  • Pass bylaws regulating such things as businesses, building, noise, and land use
  • Buy and sell property
  • Collect property taxes and other taxes
  • Approve major spending for all parts of the City government
  • Take on debt
  • Allocate funds for special activities, such as arts and community services
  • Set up departments and offices for City services
  • Hire staff for City departments and offices 

Mayor of Vancouver

Mayor Gregor Robertson

Gregor Robertson continues to build upon the accomplishments of his first six years in office.

Vancouver City Council

City Councillors

Find contact information and read biographies of City of Vancouver's Councillors.

Invite City Council

Invite the mayor and councillors to your event

Ask for Mayor Gregor Robertson and elected councillors to participate at your event as speakers, moderators, panelists, and attendees.

Contact Council as a group

Contact the Mayor and Council

Council meetings and decisions

Find dates, agendas, and reports for upcoming and past Vancouver City Council meetings.

Salaries and expenses

Find salaries and expenses for Vancouver City Council such as the yearly salary for the mayor, councillors, and deputy mayor.

Civic honours awarded by City Council

Honouring the excellence of the people who have made a positive contribution in arts, culture, business, and civic engagement.

Search for Council documents

Looking for Council meeting minutes (which include decisions and motions), city staff reports, presentations and other City Council documents? Search our council document database.

City Manager's emails and memos to Mayor and Council

Read emails and memos sent directly to Mayor and Council from the City Manager and Deputy City Manager.

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