City Council

Members

The Beverly City Council consists of nine members who exercise the legislative powers of the City as set forth in the City Charter and Ordinances. Three of these members, known as “Councillors-at-Large,” are nominated and elected by the voters at large. Six of these members, known as “Ward Councillors,” shall be nominated and elected by the voters of each ward. One Ward Councillor is elected from each of the six wards into which the City is divided.

Terms & Operation

The term of office for all City Councillors shall be for two years each, beginning on the first Monday of January in the year following their election, and until their successors have been qualified. The City Council operates via a documented set of rules and orders (PDF).

Terms & Operation

The term of office for all City Councillors shall be for two years each, beginning on the first Monday of January in the year following their election, and until their successors have been qualified. The City Council operates via a documented set of rules and orders (PDF).

Council Meetings

  • 7 pm
  • The 1st and 3rd Mondays of the Month
  • Currently held remotely via Google Meet video conference

Committee Meetings

  • 7 pm
  • The 2nd and 4th Monday of the Month
  • Currently held remotely via Google Meet video conference

At any time a Committee can change to a different night relative to the importance of what is before them for discussion. The City Clerk attends and keeps records of all meetings of the City Council.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View most recent agendas and minutes in the Agenda Center.

View Earlier Agendas | View Earlier Minutes

Committees

Finance & Property

  • Timothy Flaherty, Chair
  • Paul Guanci
  • Estelle Rand

Legal Affairs

  • Scott Houseman, Chair
  • Kathleen Feldman
  • Dominic Copeland

Public Service

  • Julie Flowers, Chair
  • Stacy Ames
  • Todd Rotondo