The elected officials who work for the City of La Crosse are voted into office by you.
- Common Council
The Common Council helps in governing this fine city. The Council has 17 members, one from each of the 17 aldermanic districts of La Crosse. Council members are elected by you, the voters of La Crosse and the voting is set up so that every other April at least half of the Common Council seats are up for election. A Council term lasts four years.
At the head of the city government is the Mayor. The Mayor is elected every four years by you, the voters. The Mayor is always listening to what the people have to say and is ready to serve you!
- City Clerk
Another integral part of the City Government is the City Clerk. The City Clerk serves the public by providing legal notice and support of public meetings, preservation of and open access to public records, issuing municipal licenses, administering municipal elections, and maintaining the City Seal and Municipal Code.
- Municipal Judge
The Municipal Judge is the "City's Judge" who is elected to a four-year term and presides over all of the cases that involve violations of City of La Crosse code of ordinances.