City Government

  1. Boards & Commissions
  2. Agendas
  3. Financial Data
  4. Open Records
Form of Government
The City of Sallisaw operates under a city charter and has a Council / City Manager form of government. Under this type of government, the Board of City Commissioners (the council) acts as the legislative body and is responsible for setting policy, approving annual budgets, and enacting city ordinances. 

Meeting Schedule for all Boards and Commissions
Election Information
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Board of City Commissioners (City Council)
The Board of City Commissioners is the governing body of the City of Sallisaw.  It is made up of five board members.  One board member is elected at large by the citizens and serves as the mayor.  The other four members are elected by the citizens of their respective city wards (1-4).  Each member of the Board serves three year terms. 

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Board of City Commissioners, more information

Sallisaw Municipal Authority
The Sallisaw Municipal Authority (SMA) is a public trust of the City of Sallisaw established in accordance with Title 60 of the Oklahoma State Statutes. SMA was established in 1988.  SMA has many purposes including providing utility services and facilities, promote industry, promote cultural and educational activities, lease or purchase properties, and to provide funding for the lease, purchase or constructing utilities, properties or facilities.   The SMA may incur indebtedness, either secured or unsecured, or secured by any part of the trust estate or the revenues of the trust.  The Trustees of the SMA are the acting members of the Board of City Commissioners.  

SMA Board of Trustees, more information

Sallisaw Library Authority
The Sallisaw Library Authority (SLA) is a public trust of the City of Sallisaw established to handle special funding directly related to the Sallisaw Public Library system. The Trustees of the SLA are the acting members of the Board of City Commissioners.  

Sallisaw Economic Authority
Sallisaw Industrial Finance Authority

The Sallisaw Economic Authority (SEA) and the Sallisaw Industrial Finance Authority (SIFA) are public trusts of the City of Sallisaw established to provide facilities and funding for economic development within Sallisaw.  The Trustees of the SEA and SIFA are the acting members of the Board of City Commissioners.  

Sallisaw Planning Commission
The Sallisaw Planning Commission is a recommending body to the Board of City Commissioners.  The Planning Commission consists of seven (7) members, each appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Board of City Commissioners.   

Sallisaw Planning Commission, more information

Sallisaw Airport Commission
The Sallisaw Airport Commission is a recommending body to the Board of City Commissioners.  The purpose of the Airport Commission is to advise the City Commission on matters related to the operation of the Sallisaw Municipal Airport.  The Airport Commission consists of five (5) members, each appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Board of City Commissioners. 

Sallisaw Youth Commission
The Sallisaw Youth Commission is a recommending body to the Board of City Commissioners.  The purpose of the Youth Commission is to advise the City Commission on matters related to youth activities in Sallisaw.  The Youth Commission consists of five (5) members, each selected by one of the current City Commissioners.