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City Council Members

The City of Watertown has a non-partisan Council. Council members and the Mayor are elected to a four year term and serve the City at-large.

Elections are held during the general election in November, and the office is assumed on January 1st. All elected officials must reside within the City of Watertown.

The City Council appoints the City Manager, City Clerk and City Attorney. The City Manager appoints all department heads.

The City Council meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 7 PM in the Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, 245 Washington St, Watertown NY. 

Minutes & Agendas are available online. Council sessions are also captured by video.

Public is welcome to attend.

Sarah V. Compo, Council Member
283 Thompson Boulevard
Watertown, NY  13601
Ph: (315) 783-6606
Jesse C.P. Roshia, Council Member
229 Francis Street
Watertown, NY  13601
Ph: (315) 783-9123
Ryan J. Henry-Wilkinson, Council Member
520 Holcomb Street
Watertown, NY  13601
Ph: (315) 405-9971
Lisa A. L'Huillier Ruggiero, Council Member
216 Keyes Avenue
Watertown, NY  13601
Ph: (315) 786-9999

Jeffrey M. Smith, Mayor
245 Washington St, Rm 302A
Watertown, NY  13601
Ph: (315) 785-7720
Cell: (315) 785-7721
Fx: (315) 782-9014