Pursuant to its Charter, the City of Winter Garden follows a Commission-Manager form of government
*Serving residents are five non-partisan elected officials
*City Commissioners serve three-year terms (Starting in March 2023, the length of term for elected officials is four years.)
*Officials are elected by district - Mayor is elected by city-wide vote
*Mayor or Mayor Pro-Tem preside over City Commission meetings
The City Commission legislatively establishes policies in the form of ordinances, resolutions or motions; determining laws, proceedings, and service levels for the City.
These elected officials appoint the City Manager who oversees all administrative and daily business operations of the City.