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Vancouver City Council

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City Council is made up of the Mayor and ten Councillors who are elected at large for a three-year term. The Mayor is the Chair of City Council. A Deputy Mayor is chosen monthly from among the Councillors.

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 three years in office: ending street homelessness; addressing housing affordability; improving public transit; making Vancouver the greenest city in the world.

Vancouver City Council

City Councillors

Find contact information and read biographies of City of Vancouver's Councillors: George Affleck; Elizabeth Ball; Adriane Carr; Melissa De Genova; Heather Deal; Kerry Jang; Raymond Louie; Geoff Meggs; Andrea Reimer; Tim Stevenson.

Ask. Tell. Connect.

Phone 3-1-1 to ask, tell, and connect with the City

Outside Vancouver:
604-873-7000

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More ways to contact us

Contact the Mayor and Council as a group

mayorandcouncil
@vancouver.ca

 

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