Office of Councilman Michael Yun
The City Council is the legislative branch of City government, generally referred to as "the governing body" in NJ statutes. In Jersey City, the City Council consists of 6 ward councilpersons and 3 at-large (elected Citywide) councilpersons. One of the councilmembers is elected by his/her peers to serve as the Council President. The Council serves a four year term contemporary to the Mayor's. The full powers of the City Council are described in Chapter 3 (Administration of Government), Article II (Council) of the Jersey City Municipal Code.