The City of Westminster operates under a Mayor-Council form of government. The Mayor is elected to a four-year term. The Common Council is composed of five members who also are elected to serve four-year terms. The qualified voters of Westminster have voted for three members of the Common Council on the second Monday of May since 1967 while the mayor and the remaining two council members have been voted upon the second Monday of May since 1969, and every four years thereafter. In 2006, The Mayor and Common Council established the position of City Administrator who serves as the Chief Administrative Officer of the City.
Carroll County Government provides primary and secondary education, building permits and inspections, libraries and social services and the Westminster Volunteer Fire Company provides fire protection and emergency medical services for the citizens of Westminster.
The City of Westminster provides a full range of services. The services provided by the City include: planning, zoning and development; police protection; water, sewer and refuse; street maintenance, snow removal and other functions; public housing assistance; and recreation and parks services. – less – More from ZoomInfo »