State of the City
There is tons of great progress happening in Longview that’s worth recognizing. Each year, the Mayor delivers his annual “State of the City” speech to spotlight the accomplishments, challenges, and opportunities facing Longview. The speech is additionally how to acknowledge individuals, organizations, and businesses who are helping make Longview an excellent place to measure .
The State of the town Address is typically delivered in conjunction with the Longview Chamber of Commerce fall quarterly luncheon. the town records the speech and makes it available online and on CityView Municipal Television.
The City of Longview operates with a Council/Manager form of government. The City Council is comprised of a Mayor, who is elected at large, and 6 Council Members, 1 elected from each district. The Council appoints the City Manager, City Attorney, Municipal Judge and City Secretary, who work with direction from the City Council. All other staff members work under the direction of the City Manager.