The Galesburg City Council consists of seven council members, elected by ward, and the Mayor, elected at large. The City operates under the Council-Manager form of government, with the City Manager serving as the chief administrative officer under the direction of the City Council.  You can find contact information for your representative by following this link.

City Council meetings are held on the first and third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 55 W. Tompkins Street. The meetings are open to the public and are streamed live on the City's website and Comcast channel 7.

Agendas, e-packets, and minutes from City Council meetings are posted on the Agendas and Minutes portion of the City's website.


John Pritchard

1st1st Ward

Angela Bastian

2nd Ward

Wayne Dennis

3rd Ward

Russell Fleming

4th Ward

Corine Andersen

5th Ward

Peter Schwartzman

6th Ward

Wayne Allen

7th Ward

Jeremy S. Karlin

Portraits and information courtesy of the City of Galesburg

City Clerk

Kelli R. Bennewitz

City Treasurer

Elisha French

Click below to access a PDF map of ward boundaries

Click below to access a PDF map of local polling stations


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