The City of Lafayette has a Council-Manager form of government.  The City is governed by a City Council made up of six Councilors and the Mayor; the Mayor conducts the meetings and votes in the case of a tie vote.  Councilors are elected to staggered four-year terms while the Mayor serves for two years.  A city administrator is appointed by the City Council to act as the administrative head of the city.  This form of government is established by the city charter, which was adopted at an election on May 16, 1995 and amended on November 5, 2002.  


You can reach City Staff by contacting City Hall:

486 3rd St.
Lafayette, OR 97127