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Town Hall will be closed Monday, July 6 for the Independence Day holiday. There will be no changes to the solid waste collection schedule.

Your Elected Representatives


 
 
Town Council members act as the liaisons between the Town and the general public. They serve on the municipal legislative body that deliberates over matters that affect the Town of Garner. The primary duties of a Council member include attending Council meetings, setting policy, adopting a budget, enacting ordinances, long-range planning and approving development permits. The Town of Garner has two regular Council meetings and one work session per month, and other meetings as required. Council members frequently attend special events that are sponsored by the Town and others. The Town of Garner is a Council-manager form of government in which the Council appoints a professional manager to manage the day-to-day activities of the Town.

 

COVID-19 Notice:

Seating Capacity: To comply with COVID-19 distancing requirements, audience seating in the Council Chambers is restricted to approximately 25 seats, with another 25 seats available in an overflow room upstairs. Once those seats are filled, visitors may be asked to wait outside until space is available in the building. The Mayor will attempt to provide time during the meeting for residents and visitors whose item has been heard to leave and make room for those with items still on the agenda.

Mask Policy: In keeping with the Governor's Executive Order requiring masks in public, staff and audience members must wear face coverings during Council meetings unless they are exempted from the Governor's order.

Meeting Calendar:
The Garner Town Council meets the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. and on the third Tuesday after the first Monday at 7 p.m. Work sessions are held the last Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. The meetings are held in the Council Chambers at Town Hall, located at 900 7th Ave.

Public Comment:
The Town Council receives public comments at the beginning of both regular meetings. Any person wishing to speak may sign in with the clerk prior to the beginning of the meeting or submit a request in writing, stating their name, address and purpose for appearing before the Town Council. A Citizen Comment Form will be available at the meeting and can be submitted to the clerk prior to the meeting or requests can be submitted via email to the Office of the Town Clerk and will appear on a later agenda. After hearing a petition, the Council may: (1) Consider at a future meeting of the Council; or (2) Refer to another board or committee for study and report; or (3) Refer to the town manager for investigation and report.

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