Form of Government
The City of Lindsborg has a Mayor-Council form of government. Under this form of government, the Lindsborg City Council is the legislative body responsible for setting City policy and adopting the City budget.
The Mayor is elected at large for a term of two years and presides at all meetings of the governing body.
Eight City Council members are elected by ward for four-year staffed terms. Elections are held in odd-numbered years, with four Council members elected in one cycle and four elected in the alternate cycle. Council members must be electors of the City and must have been residents of the City for the year preceding the election.
The Mayor appoints, by and with the consent of the Council a City Administrator, who is the chief administrative officer of the city and is responsible to the Mayor and Council for administration of City affairs.