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About Us

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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Contact Us

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.

Additional Information

News

  • Travel Ban In Effect In Harrisburg Until Monday January 25th At 5am

    Mayor Papenfuse says the travel ban will remain in effect in Harrisburg through 5 a.m. Monday. Police will use discretion with those trying to reach the train station, should Amtrak service be restores. However, streets remain hazardous, and the Mayor is not encouraging people to come into the city. City Hall will be closed on

  • MAYOR PAPENFUSE EXTENDS SNOW EMERGENCY UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse has extended until further notice the snow emergency for the City of Harrisburg. He also has announced liberal leave is in effect for non-essential City employees on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016. The travel ban also is still in effect in the City of Harrisburg until further notice. Public Works and emergency responders

  • MAYOR ERIC PAPENFUSE ORDERS ALL NON-EMERGENCY VEHICLES OFF STREETS

    MAYOR ERIC PAPENFUSE ORDERS ALL NON-EMERGENCY VEHICLES OFF STREETS

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse has ordered all non-emergency vehicles off the streets of the City of Harrisburg until further notice to help Public Works crews and emergency responders to do their jobs unimpeded. The Mayor declared a disaster emergency in Harrisburg early Saturday after 14-16 inches struck the city overnight Friday, breaking the 24-hour record for

Events

february, 2016

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1feb5:30 pm- 6:00 pmCommunity and Economic Development MeetingCity Council
11feb6:00 pm- 7:00 pmCity Council Meeting (Legislative Session)