The elected officials who work for the City of La Crosse are voted into office by you.
- Common Council
The Common Council is comprised of seventeen council members who are elected by district and the Mayor who is elected at large. All Common Council members serve four-year terms. Council elections are staggered so that every other April, in the odd years, one-half of the Common Council seats are up for election.
At the head of the city government is the Mayor. The Mayor is elected every four years by you, the voters. The Mayor is always listening to what the people have to say and is ready to serve you!
- City Clerk
Another integral part of the City Government is the City Clerk. The City Clerk serves the public by providing legal notice and support of public meetings, preservation of and open access to public records, issuing municipal licenses, administering municipal elections, and maintaining the City Seal and Municipal Code.
- Municipal Judge
The Municipal Judge is the "City's Judge" who is elected to a four-year term and presides over all of the cases that involve violations of City of La Crosse code of ordinances.