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The City of Hopewell is divided into seven wards,
each having a representative on City Council. Each
City Councilor serves a four-year term. Elections are held for
each ward every four
years. Councilors' terms run from July 1 of their election year
to June 30 four years later.
On the first Tuesday in July following an election, City Council
holds a reorganization meeting where it votes and appoints a new
Mayor and Vice Mayor. Each official serves a two-year term until
the next Council election, when another reorganization meeting
Contacting Your Councilor
Christina J. Luman-Bailey, Mayor, Ward # 1; Wayne Walton, Vice Mayor, Ward # 5; Vacant Ward # 2; Brenda S. Pelham, Councilor, Ward # 6; Gerald S. Stokes, Councilor, Ward #4; Michael C. Bujakowski, Councilor, Ward # 3; Jackie M. Shornak, Ward #7
If you would like to contact
your City Councilor but do not know which ward you live in, call
the City Clerk's Office at (804) 541-2249,
or e-mail the City: email@example.com Provide your street
address and the City will respond with your ward number, and provide
with information on how to contact your City Councilor.
City Council Meetings
City Council meets on the second
and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the City Council
Chambers on the City Council floor
of the Municipal Building, 300 North Main Street. If you wish to
speak or place an item on the agenda, you need to prepare the item
in writing and deliver it to the City Clerk's Office, Municipal
Building room 218, by the Wednesday prior to the upcoming Tuesday
Council meetings are easily accessible by disabled visitors. The
Municipal Building's entrance is located in the rear center of
the building, just to the right of the Police Department entrance.
parking spaces and a wheelchair ramp are provided at this entrance.
Once inside, visitors may ride the elevator to the Council floor.
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