City Council 

Mission Statement

To provide exceptional public service that ensures safety, maintains infrastructure, preserves our unique heritage, and protects natural resources while proactively pursuing emerging opportunities to enhance our quality of life.


Meetings of the City Council are held to conduct City business. 
  • Begin at 7:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted on the Agenda) 
  • First Monday of each month - If there is a holiday, then the Meeting is held on the second Monday
  • Held in the Silverton City Council Chambers located at 421 S. Water St., Silverton

Work Sessions

Work Sessions allow the Council to discuss upcoming agenda items. No formal actions are taken during Work Sessions. 
  • Begin at 6:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted on the Agenda 
  • Third Thursday of each month 
  • Held in the Silverton City Council Chambers at 421 S. Water St. 

Mayor - Kyle Palmer


Council President - Jason Freilinger


Council Member - Jim Sears


Council Member - Matt Plummer

Matt Plummer

Council Member - Dana Smith


Council Member - Laurie Carter


Council Member - Rhett Martin

Rhett Martin
Council MemberTerm Expires 
Kyle Palmer - Mayor January, 2019
Jason Freilinger - Council President January, 2021
Jim SearsJanuary, 2019
Matt Plummer January, 2021
Dana SmithJanuary, 2019
Laurie Carter January, 2021
Rhett MartinJanuary, 2019



Ordinances are available following Council approval. 
20182017 | 2016


Resolutions are available following Council approval. 
20182017 | 2016 

City Council Overview

Silverton's governing body is composed of the Mayor and six Council members. 

  • The Mayor is elected At-large for a two-year term
  • Council Members are elected At-large for four-year terms
  • The Mayor and Council Members are volunteers and do not receive a salary for their service
  • The Mayor presides over Council Meetings, enforces the Council rules and determines the order of business under the Council protocols and guidelines
  • In order to be eligible to serve on the Council, a candidate must be a registered voter, and
  • Resided in the City during the 12 months immediately preceding the election