Lancaster: Municipal Government

Lancaster, the county seat of Lancaster County, operates under the mayor-council form of government.

Head Official: Mayor Charlie Smithgall (since 1998; current term expires January 1, 2006)

Total Number of City Employees: 610 (2005)

City Information: City of Lancaster, 120 N. Duke St., PO Box 1599, Lancaster, PA 17608; telephone (717)291-4711