City Council

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Council Office - City Hall, Room 301A
30 Church St, Rochester, NY 14614 [Directions]
585 428 7538
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<council AT cityofrochester DOT gov>
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The City Council is the nine member legislative body for the City of Rochester.

Rochester has a directly elected Mayor to administer the municipal government and a City Council to carry out the legislative function.

One of Council's main duties is the enactment of the City's annual budget. Council sets fiscal policies and approves all spending, whether for operations (e.g., salaries) or capital items such as major equipment purchases, street repairs, or other public improvements.

The regulation of land use, including the creation and amendment of zoning laws, is another significant Council responsibility."1

At-Large Councilmembers

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Miguel A. Meléndez, Jr., President
(585) 428-7538 (O)

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Mitchell D. Gruber
(585) 428-7538 (O)

Willie Lightfoot.jpg

Willie J. Lightfoot
(585) 428-7538 (O)

Stanley Martin.jpg

Stanley Martin
(585) 428-7538 (O)

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Kim Smith
(585) 428-7538 (O)

District Councilmembers

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LaShay D. Harris, South District
(585) 428-7538 (O)

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Mary Lupien, East District, Vice President
(585) 428-7538 (O); (585) 406-4709 (C)

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Michael A. Patterson, Northeast District
(585) 428-7538 (O); (585) 451-2024 (H)

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Jose Peo, Northwest District
585) 428-7538 (O)

See also Politics, Politicians and Former Political Figures.