The City of Columbia Heights is governed by a five-member council, consisting of a mayor and four councilmembers who are elected at large on a nonpartisan basis. The mayor serves a two-year term, with councilmembers serving staggered, four-year terms. Elections are held in November of even-number years.
The City of Columbia Heights is a charter city and as such has a City Charter that determines the procedures of city government in accordance with state statutes and the Minnesota State Constitution. Under this charter, the city has adopted the council-manager form of government. The City Council appoints the City Manager, who is the chief administrative officer for the city.
- Meetings take place at 7:00 pm - City Hall Council Chambers, 590 40th Avenue NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421
- Second and fourth Monday of every month
- Meetings are open to the public and are broadcast live on Government Access Cable Channel 16 in Columbia Heights
|Donna Schmitt, Mayor
John Murzyn, Jr., Councilmember
|Robert "Bobby" Williams, Councilmember
|Connie Buesgens, Councilmember