Mills River operates under a Council-Manager form of government. Our Mayor is chosen by the full Council following municipal elections. The Council consists of the Mayor plus four other elected members. Each serves a term of four years. Elections are held every two years so that the council seats are held on a staggered basis.
The Town Council meets in regular sessions twice each month on the 2nd and 4th Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Town Hall Council Meeting Room located at 124 Town Center Drive.