Meetings TimesThe City Council meets the 2nd and 4th Monday every month at 5:30pm.
Henry L. Brown Municipal Building
1 Grand Street
Coldwater, MI 49036
Council Chamber (2nd Floor)
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes
Randall HazelbakerMayor Pro TemPhone: 517-279-7875Mayor Pro Tem 2018-2021
Fourth Ward Councilmember 2001-2021
John PetzkoPhone: 517-278-6234Third Ward Councilmember 2018-2023
Michael BeckwithPhone: 517-617-2359Third Ward Councilmember 2011-2021
Planning Commission Rep. 2018-2021
Scott HoutzPhone: 517-617-8070Fourth Ward Councilmember 2016-2023
James KnaackPhone: 517-279-6353Second Ward Councilmember 2016-2021
Travis MachanPhone: 517-278-8391First Ward Councilmember: Term - 2015-2021
CBPU Board Member: Term - January, 2019 - May, 2021
Mayor term length is 2 years. Council Member term length is 4 years.
The Coldwater City Charter provides for the council / manager form of government with authority and political responsibility vested in an elected council and centralization of administrative accountability in an appointed professional administrator.
About the Council
Coldwater has four wards with two council members representing each ward. The nine-member city council is the governing body of the City and determines all municipal policies, adopts ordinances (local laws) and approves the budget for carrying out all municipal operations. The mayor is charged with the responsibility of conducting the meetings of the council and also represents the City in ceremonial functions.
We are always looking for ways to improve our community and quality of life for our residents. We are committed to keeping you informed of the latest developments and changes that can affect you and your community.