The governments of the city of Butte and Silver Bow County are combined and are administered by a Chief Executive and council. The twelve council members and the Chief Executive all serve four-year terms.
Head Official: Chief Executive Paul Babb (since 2005; current term expires 2009)
Total Number of City Employees: 480 (2000)
City Information: Butte/Silver Bow Government Courthouse, 155 West Granite, Butte, MT 59701; telephone (406)497-6260