The governing body for the City of Fredonia consists of a Mayor elected at large and two commissioners elected at large.
The governing body enjoys the powers and responsibilities conferred by State law for a second class city with a Mayor-Commission form of government, except for the Commissioners do not have supervisory powers over any special department.
The Mayor presides over all meetings of the governing body with voting privileges. The Mayor, or a previously-appointed Vice Mayor, completes signing of all ordinances and resolutions. Two commissioners make up a quorum.
The City Commission meets on the first and third Monday of each month at 5:30 pm.