City Council

The City Council consists of 15 members elected for two year terms, at nonpartisan elections held in the fall of the odd numbered years, with the terms commencing on the first Sunday in January of the even numbered year. Six (6) members are elected at Large (Citywide) and nine (9) are elected by ward. All councilors have equal voting authority in the City Council. The City Council derives its power and authority from the City Charter, the General Ordinances of the City, Massachusetts General Laws and the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The City Council is the legislative body of City Government, adopting Ordinances, Orders and Resolutions while approving or confirming appropriations, appointments and other matters proposed by the Mayor .The City Clerk, as Clerk of the City Council, and Assistant City Clerk, as Clerk of Council Committees are responsible for maintaining Ordinances and records of all City Council Activity. The City Council President is elected annually by and from the members of the City Council, for a 1 year term. The City Council Vice President is appointed by the President subject to confirmation by the City Council. Committees are appointed by the City Council President, and the Chairman of each Committee is elected by the members of that Committee.

* See a full list of 2018 Waltham City Council e-mail addresses here *


Paul J. BrascoCouncillor At Large(781) 209-2567
Kathleen B. McMenimenCouncillor At Large(781) 894-1247
Carlos A. VidalCouncillor At Large(781) 899-2282
Diane P. LeBlancCouncillor At Large(781) 526-1285
Randall J. LeBlancCouncillor At Large(781) 373-2465
Thomas M. StanleyCouncillor At Large (617) 529-4279

Ward Councillors

Daniel P. RomardWard One(617) 571-6053
William H. FowlerWard Two(781)899-3095
George A. Darcy IIIWard Three(781) 266-8888
John J. McLaughlin Ward Four(781) 891-6486
Joseph P. LaCavaWard Five       (781) 736-7836
 Ward Six 
Kristine A. MackinWard Seven(781) 786-8569
Cathyann HarrisWard Eight(781) 697-4560
Robert G. LoganWard Nine(781) 893-3572