Regular City Council Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm,
in Council Chambers located at Ball Ground City Hall, 215 Valley Street, Ball Ground, GA.
Go to: City Council Meetings for more information
The City Council of Ball Ground consists of a Mayor and five Council Members. The City Charter calls for a strong mayoral form of government. The Mayor has no vote, unless it is to break a tie of the Council. However, the Mayor has strong executive powers, and also has a veto power which requires a unanimous vote of council to override. This governing body establishes local law and policies through enactment of ordinances and resolutions.
The City of Ball Ground’s Mayor is elected at-large and runs at large, while the City Council is divided into five posts but are also elected at-large. Terms in office are four years in duration and there are no term limits.
The Cherokee County Board of Elections and Voter Registration conducts local City elections and others from the County level up to federal elections. For information on topics such as the election calendar, services for voters with disabilities, and more, please visit their website by clicking HERE.
Additionally, the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce maintains a voter resources webpage with links to a directory of Cherokee County’s elected officials (local to federal), voter registration services, district maps, and more. This information can be found HERE.
Go to a complete and searchable code (offsite) for all City of Ball Ground, GA Code of Ordinances.