Government

The City of Lockport has a strong-mayoral form of government. Most major American cities use the strong-mayoral form of government, although some use a weak-mayoral form. Under the weak-mayoral form of government, the authority over the day to day operations of government typically rests with a city manager who is not elected but is a full-time, permanent city employee and the elected mayor is largely ceremonial.

The Mayor of the City of Lockport has clear administrative authority over municipal government (day to day operations). Additionally, under this system, the Mayor prepares and administers the city budget, directs department and department heads, reviews and appoints personnel, and sets city policy in many regards.

Additionally, the Mayor presides over the city’s Board of Estimate & Apportionment, which carries out the Mayor’s budget. In the City of Lockport, the Mayor’s proposed budget must be approved by the Common Council.

In the City of Lockport, the Common Council is our main elected body. There are six elected members of the Common Council, five elected from each ward of the city and an Alderman-at Large.

Regular meetings of the Common Council are held on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Common Council chambers at City Hall. The Council considers legislation, must approve the city budget and makes local laws and rules.

 

mayor

Mayor Anne E. McCaffrey

City of Lockport Office of the Mayor
Lockport Municipal Building
One Locks Plaza
Lockport, New York 14094
City Hall Main Line: 716.439.6676
Phone: 716.439.6665
Fax: 716.439.6668
Email Mayor Anne E. McCaffrey

December 2017
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
November 27, 2017 November 28, 2017 November 29, 2017

Category: General4:15 pm: Committee of the Whole

4:15 pm: Committee of the Whole

Category: General4:30 pm: Common Council Work Session

4:30 pm: Common Council Work Session
November 30, 2017 December 1, 2017 December 2, 2017 December 3, 2017
December 4, 2017 December 5, 2017 December 6, 2017

Category: General4:15 pm: Committee of the Whole

4:15 pm: Committee of the Whole

Category: General5:30 pm: Common Council Work Session

5:30 pm: Common Council Work Session

Category: General6:30 pm: Common Council Meeting

6:30 pm: Common Council Meeting
December 7, 2017 December 8, 2017 December 9, 2017 December 10, 2017
December 11, 2017 December 12, 2017 December 13, 2017 December 14, 2017 December 15, 2017 December 16, 2017 December 17, 2017
December 18, 2017 December 19, 2017 December 20, 2017

Category: General4:15 pm: Committee of the Whole

4:15 pm: Committee of the Whole

Category: General5:30 pm: Common Council Work Session

5:30 pm: Common Council Work Session
December 21, 2017 December 22, 2017 December 23, 2017 December 24, 2017
December 25, 2017 December 26, 2017 December 27, 2017

Category: General4:15 pm: Committee of the Whole

4:15 pm: Committee of the Whole

Category: General5:30 pm: Common Council Work Session

5:30 pm: Common Council Work Session
December 28, 2017 December 29, 2017 December 30, 2017 December 31, 2017

Contact Us

City of Lockport Office of the Mayor

Lockport Municipal Building
One Locks Plaza
Lockport, New York 14094
Phone: 716.439.6665
Fax: 716.439.6702
Email Mayor Anne E. McCaffrey

Hours: Monday to Friday,
8:30am to 4:30pm