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Harrisburg’s City Council is the Legislative Branch of City government.  The City Council consists of seven members who are elected at large.  The City Council President is elected by the Council members and presides over the Council meetings.  In the event of illness or absence, the Vice-President presides over the meetings.

City Council considers and evaluates legislative concerns through a study committee structure consisting of committees on Administration, Budget & Finance, Building & Housing, Community & Economic Development, Parks, Recreation & Enrichment, Public Safety, and Public Works.  City Council also confirms all department directors and certain other Mayoral appointees.  Council is also required, by the Third Class Optional City Code of Pennsylvania, to pass an annual budget by December 31st of each fiscal year.

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Office of City Clerk & Council
10 North 2nd Street, Suite 305
Harrisburg PA, 17101-1681
Telephone: (717) 255-3060
Fax: (717) 255-3081

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find a list of codes and ordinances for the City of Harrisburg?

Click here to view a comprehensive online list of codes and ordinances for the City of Harrisburg.

Where can I find a list of upcoming City Council meetings?

Click here to find upcoming City Council meetings.

How can I get in touch with a City Council member?

Please contact the Office of the City Clerk by calling 3-1-1. If you would like to email them individually please click here to navigate to their contact page.

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  • STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION: CHESTNUT ST FROM DEWBERRY TO S 3RD

    CITY OF HARRISBURG – RIGHT LANE CLOSURE NOTIFICATION    Street Name:  Chestnut Street From: Dewberry Street To: S 3rd Street Date/Time: 12/8/16 to 12/28/16 between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm each day Reason for Closure: UGI will be working. Other Information: Right lane will be closed If you have any questions regarding this street closure call:

  • STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION: MARKET ST FROM 3RD TO DEWBERRY

    CITY OF HARRISBURG – STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION    Street Name:  Market Street From: 3rd Street To: Dewberry Street Date/Time: 12/8/16 to 12/16/16 between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm each day Reason for Closure: UGI will be working Other Information: Right lane will be closed If you have any questions regarding this street closure call: UGI Fred

  • MAYOR PAPENFUSE, CITY COUNCIL CONGRATULATE HARRISBURG HIGH COUGARS AND WISH THEM WELL IN STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

    MAYOR PAPENFUSE, CITY COUNCIL CONGRATULATE HARRISBURG HIGH COUGARS AND WISH THEM WELL IN STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

    Harrisburg, PA – Mayor Eric Papenfuse and Harrisburg City Council members congratulate the Harrisburg High School Cougars for their outstanding win in Saturday’s PIAA 5A semifinals, and are cheering them on to victory in Friday’s game to determine the state championship. “Our City couldn’t be more proud of the Cougars,” said Mayor Papenfuse. “They have

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