Currently the Governing Body consists of the Mayor and six Council Members elected At-Large. Charter Ordinances No. 27, effective October 23, 2012, and No. 25, effective September 23, 2010, made several changes relating to the Governing Body. The City was previously divided into four wards with two precincts in each ward. The Charter Ordinances accomplished the following:
- Eliminated the four (4) Wards of two (2) Precincts each after the year 2012. Members elected At-Large.
- Eliminated Primary Elections after the year 2012
- Created four-year terms
- Set term limits of two (2) consecutive terms, after the year 2012, as either Mayor or Council member
- Reduced Governing Body from nine (9) to (7) beginning April 2013 (1 Mayor, 6 Council)