Mayor & Commission


  • 6 p.m.
  • First and third Mondays of each month
  • Community Center
    750 Lakeside Drive SE
    East Grand Rapids, MI 49506

The City Commission accepts public comment at the beginning of each of its meetings for residents wishing to bring issues to the commission’s attention.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas and minutes are available online five days prior to each meeting. 
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About the Mayor & Commission

The city is governed by a seven-member City Commission, elected to four-year terms by the residents of East Grand Rapids. The mayor is elected at-large from the entire city, while two Commissioners are elected from each of the city’s three wards.

The City Commission sets policies, approves purchases and contracts for services, and enacts ordinances. The City Commission operates according to the standards and procedures in Chapter 3 of the City Charter.

More Information

Requests for information regarding past or present agenda items or emails to the entire commission can be sent to City Clerk Lori Parmenter at 616-949-2110.