The Mayor is elected at-large on a non-partisan basis for a two-year term. Four City Council Members are elected from wards on a non-partisan basis for four-year staggered terms. A professional City Manager is employed by the Mayor and City Council to administer the day-to-day operation of the City. A team of seven department heads assists the City Manager in the operation of the City.
The City Council meets in regular session the second Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Cherryville Community Building and meets in Work Session the last Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Cherryville Fire Department. For more information about City Council meetings, contact the City Clerk at (704) 435-1709.