Mayor & Council
- Mayor - Don Smith
- Council Member Place 1 - Linzy Neal
- Council Member Place 2 - Amanda Davis
- Council Member Place 3 - Charles Ryan
- Council Member Place 4 - Ryan Hanson
- Council Member Place 5 - Ernie Burns (Mayor Pro-Team)
The city administrator oversees the day-to-day operations of the city to ensure the city is managed in an efficient manner. The city administrator responds to citizens complaints, hires staff, and recommends the annual budget. He or she implements the policies adopted by the city council through the department heads and staff.
The City Council meets on the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Old Movie House located at 255 W Main, all meetings are open to the public and everyone is encouraged to attend the monthly meetings to stay informed about what is happening within the Van community.
- Second Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm
- Agendas can be viewed at Agendas & Minutes