The City of Freeport is a Home Rule Government with 5 elected officials, the Mayor and 4 City Council members.
Terms & Elections
The Council members are elected by place 1 through 5 and the Mayor is a strong mayor position, all positions serve 2 year terms. The terms are staggered, the Mayor and 2 Council seats place 4 and 5 are up for election during odd numbered years and the remaining 3 Council seats places 1 through 3 are up for election during even numbered years.
The Council is responsible for the exercising of the City's legislative powers.