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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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News

  • CAPITAL REGION WATER JOINS COMMUNITY PARTNERS TO HOST THREE COMMUNITY GREENING PARTIES

      HARRISBURG (July 18, 2016) – Capital Region Water is hosting three Community Greening Parties beginning Tuesday, July 26th with free food, music, family activities, and prizes. The July 30th party will be part of Fountain Gate Church’s 14th Annual Community Day and the August 2nd party will be part of Camp Curtin YMCA’s National

  • STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION: BROOKWOOD ST FROM S 21ST TO GIRARD ST

    CITY OF HARRISBURG – STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION    Street Name    BROOKWOOD STREET From: : S 2IST STREET To: GIRARD STREET Date/Time from: 18 JULY, 2016 / 8:30 AM Date/Time to: 18 JULY, 2016 / 5:00PM Type of Closure: COMPLETE CLOSURE Detour Info: N/A Comments:  UGI WILL BE INSTALLING NEW GAS MAIN If you have any

  • MAYOR PAPENFUSE VETOES CITY COUNCIL BILL 14 ON CDBG FUNDS

    July 14, 2016-Mayor Eric Papenfuse today vetoed Bill 14 passed recently by the Harrisburg City Council to allocated Community Block Grant Funds for fiscal year 2016. Please see the Mayor’s veto statement to City Council by clicking here. For more information, contact Joyce M. Davis, Director of Communications, City of Harrisburg, at 717 255 3015

Events

july, 2016

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21jul5:15 pm- 6:15 pmCity Council Meeting (Legislative Session)Special Session