Last updated on May 27, 2022
Timeline for changes to City government
On Election Day, City Question 1 - Government Structure was approved by voters.
The ballot question needed at least 51% Yes votes in order to pass.
Mayor forms Government Structure Work Group
He instructed the Work Group to:
- Recommend an operating structure and appropriate resources to enable the Mayor to perform his new leadership role
- Provide options for the Mayor's roles and responsibilities based on comparable cities, best practices, and the law
- Provide options for how the City's administration, under the Mayor's leadership, can support the City Council in its official legislative and oversight functions
New terms began
The newly-elected Mayor and Council Members was sworn into office.
- The Mayor began a four-year term (2022-2025).
- All Council Members began two-year terms due to redistricting (2022-2023).
Government Structure Work Group outlines options for new City structure
Mayor Jacob Frey’s Government Structure Work Group outlined its recommendations for City’s new Executive Mayor-Legislative Council system of government.
Mayor outlines his recommendations for new government structure
Mayor Frey presented his recommended executive government structure proposal to the Minneapolis City Council’s Committee of the Whole.