1. Boards & Commissions

    Citizen involvement is essential for strong local governance. The City of Powder Springs promotes this involvement through numerous boards, commissions, and special projects/programs. The following is a listing of the various advisory boards and commissions that serve to support the Mayor, City Council and staff in carrying out the many programs and services offered by the city. If you are interested in serving on one of the many boards and commissions, contact the City Clerk for an application or to be placed on the waiting list.

  2. City Clerk

    City Clerk is the official record keeper for the City and is appointed by the Mayor and Council. Responsibilities of the City Clerk’s Office include recording and maintaining the Council's official actions in minutes, coordinating and distributing the agenda, maintaining contracts, ordinances, resolutions, and agreements and coordinating the records management and retention program for the City. The City Clerk attests signatures of Mayor and Council and is official keeper of the City seal and affixes its impression on documents whenever required. The City Clerk oversees the adoption and publishing of the Code of Ordinances. The City Clerk is the designated Open Records Officer and helps to ensure that all open record requests are in accordance to the Open Records Act.

  3. City Council

    Powder Springs operates under a Mayor-City Council-Manager form of government. The mayor is elected at large for a four-year term. Three city council members are elected to four-year terms from each of the City’s three wards and two are elected at large. The mayor and city council provide leadership in setting and achieving policy and community goals; determine the tax rate; establish the budget and hire the city manager and city clerk. The mayor and council are committed to the provision of efficient and equitable services essential to the quality of life in Powder Springs. They welcome your views on matters of City policy and other issues of concern to you and your neighborhood. The day-to-day operations of city government are handled by a professional staff headed by the City Manager.

  4. City Manager

    The City of Powder Springs operates within a Mayor-Council-Manager form of government. The Manager is responsible for overall management of the City, directing the day-to-day operations and personnel management. The Manager is responsible to the elected officials in implementing policy adopted by the council and to citizens to serve as a conduit between employees and council handling issues pertaining to efficient and effective operation of the city.

  5. Municipal Court

    The Municipal Court handles all traffic and City ordinance violations written by the Police Department and Code Enforcement division. The City’s Municipal Court uses professional standards to develop and implement methods to provide fair justice. The Court and its officers are dedicated to the principals of impartiality, fairness, integrity, separation of powers, and judicial independence.

  6. Services

    View information on all the Departments that are throughout the City of Powder Springs.