By Madeline Coats
Editor, Mill Creek Beacon 

How does government work in this city?


Last updated 1/17/2020 at 12:49pm

Photo by Madeline Coats.

Mill Creek City Hall is located right next to the Town Center. Police, administration, public works, and other departments work out of North and South buildings.

The government in Mill Creek is unique. Without digging through confusing language in the Municipal Code, it can be complicated to understand proper procedures and policies put in place to enforce the City. 

The City operates under the council-manager form of government. The council consists of seven members elected to four-year terms. Every two years, the City Council elects a mayor and mayor pro tem internally from its members. However, the mayor holds the same level as power as the other council members.

The mayor, currently Pam Pruitt, serves as the chair of the council. She helps the...

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