The City of Leesville operates under a home rule charter. This form of government consists of a part-time mayor and six council members, one from each district plus two elected at large. The elected officials serve staggered terms.
The Code of Ordinances, revised and adopted by city officials in 1975, serve as a guideline for all city operations. Changes to the ordinances may only be made by quorum during the public council meetings.
Council duties include, but are not limited to:
Enacting and/or revising municipal ordinances and resolutions