Weymouth is one of 14 communities in the Commonwealth that has a city form of government but is still formally known as “Town of."
The Town Charter establishes a Mayor-Council form of government.
The Town Council is the Town’s legislative branch of government, consisting of 11 members. Five of these members are elected by and from the voters at large. Six of these members are elected by and from the voters of each of the six districts into which the Town is divided. Elections for the Town Council are held every two years.
The School Committee is the governing body of the Weymouth Public School District. The School Committee consists of six members elected by and from the voters at large. Three of these six members are elected every two years.
A multi-member body of the Town of Weymouth is any board, commission, committee, or other body consisting of two or more persons, whether elected, appointed, or otherwise constituted, but not including the Town Council or School Committee. Find information on standing Town boards, commissions, and committees here.