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City Council

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8 p.m. on the Second and fourth Monday of the month except during July,August, and December when it meets once a month.

Council Chambers
25 Crescent Road
Greenbelt, MD 20770

Meetings are also shown live on the Greenbelt Municipal Access Channel 71, Verizon 21, and Streaming Live. In addition to its regular meetings, the City Council holds work sessions on many Monday and Wednesday nights. All regular City Council meetings and work sessions are open to the public. Executive Sessions are not. Petitions and requests may be brought to the attention of council at City Council meetings. They will then be referred to city staff and acted upon at a future date. As a general rule, petitions and requests will not be acted upon at the same meeting that they are introduced.

Agendas & Minutes


The City of Greenbelt elects a new council every two years. Any resident of Greenbelt who is a qualified, register voter is eligible to run for election. Potential Council Members must file with the City Clerk. The City Council consists of seven members who are elected at large. The members of the City Council choose the mayor and the mayor pro tem. The member who received the most votes in the election is customarily chosen as mayor, with the member receiving the second highest number of votes usually becoming the mayor pro tem. The mayor pro tem assumes the duties of the mayor when he/she is not available.

Current Council Members Include: Mayor Colin Byrd, Mayor Pro Tem Emmett Jordan, J Davis, Leta Mach, Silke Pope, Edward Putens and Rodney Roberts.