Town Council

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councilVienna Town Council is composed of a mayor and six councilmembers.  Town Council establishes policies, passes ordinances and resolutions, approves the Town budget, sets tax rates, approves land-use plans, and makes appointments to Town boards and commissions. Council also hires the town manager and appoints the town clerk and town attorney.


Town Council meetings and conference sessions are open to the public.  Residents may address Councilmembers about items not on the meeting agenda and during public hearings.  While conference sessions are open to the public, there is no opportunity for public comment.

Town Council meetings are held twice monthly at 8 p.m. on Mondays, except in July and August.  Conference sessions generally held once per month at 7:30 p.m. on Mondays except in July and August.  Several budget conference sessions are held in March.

Meeting Location
Council Chambers
Vienna Town Hall
127 Center Street S

Town Council meetings are streamed live on the Town’s website and broadcast live on TVCN, the Town’s cable access channel, channel 27 on Cox and channel 38 on Verizon Fios.  Council conference sessions are not broadcast.

Agendas and minutes
Agendas are available online by the Wednesday before meetings.  Minutes are available following approval.


Please select a name below to learn more about current Town Councilmembers.

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Mayor Linda J. Colbert

 Chuck Anderson cropped-lightened

Chuck Anderson

 Ray Brill-cropped

Ray Brill

 Nisha Patel cropped-Lightened

Nisha Patel

 Steve Potter-Cropped-Lightened

Steve Potter

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Ed Somers

 Howard Springsteen cropped-lightened

Howard J. Springsteen

Town Council email

The Mayor and Town Council welcome community input.  To send comments to the full Council, email


The Town of Vienna is committed to full compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act standards.  Translation service, assistance, or accommodation requests from individuals with disabilities must be submitted at least one working day prior to Council meetings.