The Fort Myers City Council is comprised of a mayor and 6 councilpersons. The mayor is elected by the registered voters city-wide. Council members are elected by registered voters in their ward and represent that particular ward for a 4-year term. A council member must reside in the ward from which he or she is elected.
City Council meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month except the 1st Monday in July and 3rd Monday in December, unless a holiday falls on the 1st or 3rd Monday and the meeting is held on the following day. Check the public notice to confirm meeting dates, times, and places.