City Council

Meetings
The Council generally meets:
  • 6 p.m.
  • The 1st and 3rd Monday of each month
  • City Hall
    Council Chambers
    104 S Muskogee
    Claremore, OK 74017
The schedule is subject to change in accordance with the council rules. Please check the City Calendar for updated information. You may also request to be notified via email by subscribing to Email Notification.

City Council Agendas
All agendas for public meetings are posted at least 48 hours in advance, as required by the Oklahoma Open Records Act.
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City Council Minutes
The minutes for each meeting will be posted online after they are approved by council.
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Council Members
In the City of Claremore’s council-manager form of government, an 8-member, elected City Council, is responsible for making policy, passing ordinances, voting appropriations, and having overall supervisory authority in the city government.

Overview
The City of Claremore operates a council-manager form of government under a City Charter (PDF). This type of government is 1 of 2 main variations of representative municipal government in the United States and is currently used in the majority of American cities with populations over 12,000.

Mayor & City Manager
The Mayor performs ceremonial duties and acts as a member and presiding officer of the council, similar to a chairman. The City Manager is appointed by the City Council and is responsible for supervising government operations and implementing the policies adopted by the council.