The Westbrook City Council consists of seven elected members, one from each of the five wards within the city plus two at-large members elected city-wide. City Council members are elected for three-year, staggered terms.
Brendan Rielly, Ward One/Council President
John O'Hara, At-Large/Vice President
Ann E. Peoples, At-Large
Victor Chau, Ward Two
Anna A. Turcotte, Ward Three
Gary Rairdon, Ward Four
Lynda Adams, Ward Five
Maura Rielly, Student Representative
Connor Blake, Student Representative
The City Council President, elected by a majority of the City Council, has the authority to organize the Council into various committees for the purpose of consideration of ordinances, resolutions or other matters; however, final passage of any matter shall be by the City Council.
The City Charter grants the City Council with the authority to make and establish ordinances and bylaws for the management of its fiscal, prudential and municipal affairs.