Common Council

Typical Meeting Time and Location

  • 6:00 PM
  • Second Wednesday of the month
  • Shawano City Hall - Lake Room
    127 S Sawyer Street
    Shawano, WI 54166


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Legal Representation

The City of Shawano is represented by legal Attorney Katherine Sloma.


The Common Council is made up of Alderpersons and the Mayor.  A Common Council serves as the legislative arm of the city government.  They decide policy matters, enact ordinances, resolutions and motions and approve the annual budget.  The Council also appoints or confirms the appointment of certain city officers.  The Council may conduct business only when a quorum is present.  Two-thirds of all the members of the Council constitute a quorum.