The five members of the Town Council serve as the legislative and executive body for the Town of Avon. A council president is elected from among their peers and has the power to sign contracts, ordinances, and decrees approved by the council.
The Council appoints a Town Manager to professionally manage the day-to-day operations of the Town and implement Council policy. The Council President appoints the Police Chief and Assistant Police Chiefs.
Council members are elected to serve four-year terms. Two members are elected at-large (by the entire town) and three members reside in specific districts (District 1, District 2, and District 3) but are elected by the entire town.
Indiana Legislative Code for Local Government