The City of Mount Holly has a Council-Manager form of government with a Mayor and six Council Members. The Mayor is elected every four years in November, and the Council Members, elected at-large, serve four-year staggered terms. The City Council appoints a professional City Manager to run the day-to-day operations.
Together the Mayor and City Council Members are responsible for establishing the general policies under which the City operates. These include:
- Appointing the City Manager, City Attorney, and members of various boards and committees.
- Enacting ordinances, resolutions, and orders.
- Reviewing & approving the annual budget and setting the tax rate.
- Authorizing contracts and approving formal bids on behalf of the City.
The City Council meets at 7:00 pm on the 2nd Monday of every month. They also hold Work Sessions at 6:30pm on the 4th Monday of every month. Meetings are open to the public and are held at the Municipal Complex, 400 East Central Ave.
Councilman Jeff Meadows, Councilman David Moore, Mayor Bryan Hough, Councilwoman Carolyn Breyare, Councilman Perry Toomey, Councilwoman Lauren Shoemaker, Council Charles McCorkle.