City Council

The City of Harbor Springs City Council is the City's governing body.  City Council meetings are held on the first and third Monday of each month and are open to the public.  The five elected members of City Council serve two year terms.  All five members hold equal voting rights with the Mayor acting as Chairman.


Elected City Council Members:

    Bill Brown, Mayor (term expires Nov. 2018)                

    Matt Bugera, Mayor Protem (term expires Nov. 2018) 

    John Cupps, Council Member (term expires Nov. 2019)        please call City Hall (231) 526-2104

    John Lio, Council Member (term expires Nov. 2019)   

    Pringle Pfeifer, Council Member (term expires Nov. 2018)


Regular City Council Meetings are held in Council Chambers at 7:00 p.m. on the first and third Monday of the month unless posted otherwise at City Hall.



The electorate of the City of Harbor Springs shall elect one (1) Mayor and two (2) City Councilpersons for two (2) year terms at the November 6, 2018 General Election.  To be considered as a candidate for either the Mayor or a City Council position, a petition shall be circulated by the candidate or members of his/her committee.  A minimum of twenty-five (25) valid signatures are needed and must be submitted to the City Clerk no later than 12:00 pm on August 7, 2018.  Each candidate must be qualified to run for office.  Refer to Chapters 3 and 4 of the City Charter for more information.  Should there be any individuals interested in candidacy please contact the City Clerk at (231) 526-2104 to obtain petition and filing forms.