Cortland City Council 2024

Front Row (L to R) - Kathy Fleischer, President Kevin Piros, Vice President Don Moore, Scott Rowley
Back Row (L to R) - John Picuri, Jim Bradley, Dick McClain,


Composition and Term:

Council shall be composed of seven (7) members. All Council members shall be elected at large to serve for a term of four (4) years.


Each Councilman shall have been a resident and qualified elector of the Municipality for at least two (2) years prior to the date of his election or appointment and shall continue to be a resident and qualified elector of the Municipality during his term of office. The period of residence hereby required shall include the period of residence in any territory which has been annexed to the Municipality.

A Councilman shall hold no other elective public office. He shall not be otherwise employed by the Municipality nor shall he hold any other office in this Municipality.

Rules and Journal of Council:

Council shall adopt its own rules, regulations or by-laws, and shall keep a complete journal of all of its proceedings which shall be open for public inspection at all reasonable times. The voting upon any ordinance or resolution or motion shall be by roll call, and the vote of each Councilman shall be recorded upon the journal.