Town of Beaux Arts Village
The Council of the Town of Beaux Arts Village is its governing body and consists of a Mayor and five Councilmembers, all of whom are residents of the Town elected at large by registered voters residing in the Town. The Mayor and Councilmembers are volunteers who serve four-year terms and are eligible for re-election without term limits.
Current members of the Town Council are
Any Villager may offer their home as a meeting location. Click here to see the current meeting schedule updated January 2, 2017.
Special Council meetings may be held from time to time as needed. Notices and agendas for special meetings are posted on mailstands at least 24 hours before the meeting and on the Agendas & Public Notices page of this website. The location of each special meeting is listed on the agenda for that meeting.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Mayor presides over all Council meetings. Because meetings are held in Councilmembers homes, they tend to be relatively informal, though the business of the Council is treated seriously and the meetings are run according to Roberts Rules of Order.
One of the Council's primary responsibilities is ensuring the smooth operation of the Town. This includes the thoughtful expenditure of revenues in support of administrative staff to perform needed work, projects to maintain the Town's infrastructure, and essential services, e.g. police and fire protection. To ensure that the Town is able to fulfill it's obligations, the Council prepares two budget documents:
Government in Beaux Arts is truly grass roots. Villagers are encouraged to attend all meetings and speak on issues of concern to them. Villagers who cannot attend a meeting may submit written comments for the Council's consideration by mailing them to the Town's mailing address (see General Information), emailing Clerk-Treasurer Sue Ann Spens at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling her at 425.454.8580 to make arrangements for transmitting their comments by other means.
If you need a copy of minutes from an earlier date, please email the Clerk-Treasurer at email@example.com or phone 425.454.8580.