City 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.

City Council

The City of Geneva is governed by a nine-member City Council. Six members are elected by wards divided geographically by population. Click here to see which ward your property is in.

City Departments

The City of Geneva seeks to assist you in anyway that we can. If you are in need of specific information, please contact the following departments: