Government

Cities in New York State are created by Charter. The City of Geneva’s Charter outlines a Council-Manager form of government, in which a City Council provides policy and legislative direction to the City Manager, who oversees a staff charged with execution of Council’s mission and vision. 

The City of Geneva is governed by a nine-member City Council. Six members are elected by wards divided geographically by population.

City Hall will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m at:
 
47 Castle Street
Geneva, NY 14456

Call us at 315-828-6550