The Town of Glasgow is structured and operates under the Mayor-Council Plan specified in West Virginia Code. Chapter 8 of the West Virginia Code, particularly §8-3-2 specifies the roles and responsibilities of the Council.
- The Council is elected at large or by wards, or both, by the qualified voters of the Town of Glasgow.
- The Council, along with the Mayor, are the governing body and administrative authority for the Town of Glasgow.
- Additional duties and limitations of the Council are further specified in the Town Charter.
Meeting Times: 7:00 pm every 1st Thursday and 3rd Monday of each month (when the meeting falls on an Official State or Federal Holiday the meeting will be held on Friday or Tuesday, the day after the Official Holiday).
Term: 4 years