49th Kalamazoo City Commission
City Commissioners are elected representatives of the citizens of Kalamazoo. As required by the City Charter, the entire City Commission is elected on an at-large, non-partisan basis, every two years. The two individuals receiving the highest number of votes serve as Mayor and Vice Mayor respectively.
The City Commission provides leadership and policy direction for the community and all municipal government activities with a focus on the long-term financial stability of the city and identification of community priorities.
The City Commission appoints and directs the activities of the City Manager, City Attorney, City Clerk, City Assessor and Internal Auditor. The Commission also appoints boards and commissions to serve as advisors to the Commission.
The City Commission meets on the first, third and fifth Monday of the month, although schedules are subject to change due to holidays and special meetings. Click here for more information on City Commission meetings.
City Commissioners can be contacted directly as indicated under their individual links below or by the phone and fax numbers above. In addition, correspondence can be sent to City Hall at 241 W. South St., Kalamazoo, MI 49007.
Mayor Bobby J. Hopewell
Vice Mayor Hannah J. McKinney
Barbara Hamilton Miller