Our Government

The City of Velda City is a 4th Class City and operates with the following governmental structure:

Two Aldermen per ward

  • At least two wards
  • Two year term (four if approved by voters)

Mayor elected at large

  • Two or four year term

Ordinances passed by majority vote of Aldermen

  • After two readings
  • By title only if publicly made copy

Mayor has veto power

  • Aldermen may override by two‐thirds vote