The Common Council meets regularly on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, each month. The 3rd Tuesday of April Council meets for a special re-organization session. Throughout the year the Council may convene for other special meetings such as Committee of the Whole where Council and staff meet to discuss larger ideas and plans, or meetings to solve issues needing immediate attention.
In order for the City of Evansville, and the Common Council, to work efficiently committees and sub committees are needed to go through details of projects, issues, operations and financing of different departments. Many of the committees consists of 1-3 council members and members of the public with an interest in the committee. These committees are appointed or re-appointed by the Mayor.