The Village of North Palm Beach is governed by the Council-Manager form of government. The Village Council is the legislative branch of Village government. The Village Manager is appointed by the Village Council as the Chief Administrative Officer of the Village, and is responsible to the Council for the administration of all Village affairs.
Election and Appointment of Council Officers
The Village Council is comprised of 5 Village residents elected at-large on a non-partisan basis, serving 2-year terms. Councilmembers in Groups 1, 3, and 5 are elected in even years, and councilmembers in Groups 2 and 4 are elected in odd years. Elections are held every year on the 2nd Tuesday in March. At the 1st regular meeting following the March election, the Council selects from its members a Mayor, Vice Mayor, and President Pro Tem, with each officer serving a 1-year term.