City Government

Northfield is a Charter City, which means that it has a constitutive document that organizes and directs the government. The Charter can be found here.

There are three bodies within Northfield’s government, the Mayor, City Council, and the City Administration:


There are many ways in which residents can get involved at the local level:


In addition to engaging local representatives and joining Boards and Commissions, residents can bring forward ordinances of their own. For more information on this process, see the below chart: