City Council

Agendas & Minutes & Agenda Packets

Public Participation Plan

Public Hearing Notices

City Council Members

City of Houghton Mayor Robert Backon

Robert Backon

Served since 1990

Current Term Expires 11/2022

City Council Member Robert X. Megowan in Houghton

Robert X. Megowen
Mayor Pro Tem

Served since 2002

Current Term Expires 11/2022

Philip Foltz City Council Member

Philip Foltz

Served since 2016

Current Term Expires 11/2020

City Council Member Mike Needham

Mike Needham

Served since 2010

Current Term Expires 11/2022

City Council Member Rachel Lankton in Houghton

Rachel Lankton

Served since 2004

Current Term Expires 11/2020

City of Houghton Council Member Dan Salo

Dan Salo

Served since 2011

Current Term Expires 11/2022

John Sullivan

John Sullivan

Served since 2015

Current Term Expires 11/2020


Rules of Procedure

Council meetings are open to the public and are run according to Robert’s Rules of Order. The Mayor presides over the meeting. The agenda is set prior to each meeting. Each meeting includes opportunity for members of the public to address the Council on any subject. Any petitions or communications sent to the Council prior to the meeting is read at the meeting. Complete Council Rules of Procedure
aerial view of the city of Houghton and lift bridge