City of Freeport

The City of Freeport is a Home Rule Government with 5 elected officials, the Mayor and 4 City Council members. 

Terms & Elections

The Council members are elected by place 1 through 5 and the Mayor is a strong mayor position, all positions serve 2 year terms. The terms are staggered, the Mayor and 2 Council seats place 4 and 5 are up for election during odd numbered years and the remaining 3 Council seats places 1 through 3 are up for election during even numbered years. 


The Council is responsible for the exercising of the City's legislative powers.

Further Information

To learn more, visit the City of Freeport website.