County Information Desk:
Municipalities / Cities
County has 24 incorporated municipalities. All
are governed by elected officials and provide
services as described. Municipal elections
nonpartisan. By electing members in alternating
years (staggered terms) newly elected members
are added without sacrificing governing consistency.
City commissions generally consist of commissioners
and a mayor. The titles of commissioners and
council members are interchangeable.
The term unincorporated refers to all property that is not within city limits. Services for unincorporated residents are provided by the county. Some services for incorporated (municipal) residents are also provided by the county.