City Council

Meetings

The City Council meets at 7:00 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of each month in the Municipal Room of the Monona Public Library (lower level). The Council may meet less regularly in the summer months.

City Council meetings can be streamed live, or a recorded version can be viewed on the Monona Community Media's You Tube channel.

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Agendas, Minutes & Packets


Agendas and meeting packets are available on Fridays prior to the Monday meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Members

The mayor, elected at large for a two-year term of office, together with six alderpersons elected at large for two-year, staggered terms, comprise the Monona City Council.

At the annual organizational meeting in April, one alderperson is elected council president, functioning as acting mayor whenever necessary.  The current council president is Andrew Kitslaar.

Mayor Mary O'Connor

Mayor Mary O'Connor

Alder Molly Grupe

Alder Molly Grupe

Alder Andrew Kitslaar

Alder Andrew Kitslaar

Alder Jennifer Kuhr

Alder Jennifer Kuhr

Alder Nancy Moore

Alder Nancy Moore

Alder Kathy Thomas

Alder Kathy Thomas

Alder Doug Wood

Alder Doug Wood

Responsibilities & Services

The council serves as the legislative branch of the city government, enacting ordinances and resolutions, approving the annual budget, setting policies, and taking other actions to guide the operations of the city. Elections are held on a nonpartisan basis in April of each year, preceded by a February primary if there are more than double the candidates running as the seats available.