How Redmond's Government Works

Redmond has a strong Mayor/Council, non-partisan form of government. Seven council members and the Mayor, all representing the community at large, are each elected directly by the people for staggered four-year teams.

  1. Administration
  2. Policy-making
  3. Policy Documents

The Mayor is the executive leader of the City government. She oversees 600+ employees in nine departments. She collaborates with Council to set strategy, vision, and policies for the City of Redmond, and leads city staff in implementing those ideas. 

City Departments

City of Redmond government is divided into nine departments responsible for different aspects of City government.