The City of Greenwood is served by a Mayor / Council form of government. The City Council is composed of six-aldermen who serve a two-year term and comprise the legislative branch of the government. The Mayor is the chief executive officer of the city government and serves for a four-year term. The City Clerk is elected to a four-year term. Duties include having custody of all laws and ordinances of the City, keeping a regular and correct journal of proceedings of the Council, and submitting quarterly, a full report and detailed statement of the financial condition of the City. Other elected officers are the City Attorney, who acts as the City's legal advisor and handles all of the City's legal work, and the Municipal Judge, who presides over the Municipal Court. Both these positions have four- year terms.
Business - New businesses in town wanting to build a new building are required to come to the Planning Commission for approval. The Planning Commission meets the third Monday night of each month. To acquire a privilege license, there is a $25.00 fee plus .25 cents per 100 square feet. Home-based businesses are $25.00 per year.
Recycling Program – The City started a new recycling program officially May 31, 2008. The recycling center is located adjacent to the city street department on Bell Road. Residents can take their items to this location Monday - Friday 7:30am to 11:30am and 12:30pm to 4:30pm. The center will also be open the second Saturday of each month 8am to Noon. The following items will be accepted: clean and dry cardboard, magazines and newspapers. Clear plastic bottles (no lids). Aluminum and tin cans (rinsed). Plastic shopping bags are collected at Wal Mart and North Main Elementary during school times.
Leaf & Brush Pickup - Call City Hall
Council Meetings- Call City Hall to confirm times.
Regular Meeting - First Monday of each month, at 6:30 p.m. - 30 Bell Road
Planning Commission Meeting - Third Monday of each month, City Hall at 6 p.m.
Parks Committee Meeting – First Wednesday of each month, City Hall at noon.
Water Bill Due Dates - Bills are sent out by the first of each month. Payment is due by the 15th of the month. A late penalty is charged after the 15th. Cut-off date is the 25th of each month by 2 p.m.
Bell Park - The Bell Park Pavilion can be reserved for public use by calling the Police Department. The fee is $10.00 per day with an added $25.00 to use electricity. Some fees maybe charged depending on use.
Free Mulch - Call City Hall.
For more information about normal residential trash pickup call MSG Waste 479-996-6899. Trash pickup for residents is included in water/sewer bill. Businesses must contract their own pickup.