City Council

Council Meetings

On the second and fourth Tuesday, regular Council meetings begin at 6:00 pm with a Work Session immediately following. 

Agendas and Minutes   

Watch to Council Meetings

Council meetings are currently being held in-person and are open to the public.

Watch Council meetings online via the City's agenda portal live or on demand. The on-demand video is integrated with the online agenda so you don't have to fast forward to see the discussions that are important to you. Simply click the item in the agenda that you'd like to see to skip to that section in the video.

Public Comments

Public comments can be made during the meeting (sign up at the podium before the meeting starts) or submit comments in writing. Use the online public comment form (posted the Friday before the meeting), email clerk@winchesterva.gov, mail to Clerk of Council, 15 N. Cameron Street, Winchester, VA 22601 or place your comments in the dropbox outside Rouss City Hall.


City Council Members

Two City Council members are elected from each of the City's four wards and the Mayor is elected at-large.  Each member serves a four-year term.

Ward Councilor Title
At-Large John David Smith, Jr. Mayor, Council President
First Ward Richard Bell (Appointed by Council to fill vacancy 11/24/20 until special election) Councilor
First Ward Les Veach Councilor
Second Ward Evan Clark Councilor
Second Ward John Hill Vice-Mayor
Third Ward Kim Herbstritt Vice-President
Third Ward Corey Sullivan Councilor
Fourth Ward Judy McKiernan Councilor
Fourth Ward Philip "Phil" Milstead Councilor

Ward Map

Precinct Map