The City of Shoreview is a “Plan B” city and has a council/manager plan of government. This means that all policy and legislative decisions are the responsibility of the council.
Shoreview has one mayor and four city council members. The mayor serves a two-year term. Each council member serves four-year ‘at-large’ staggered terms. The mayor and each council member have one vote apiece. City elections are held in even-numbered years during the general election in November.
The council delegates all administrative duties to a city manager. The city manager is responsible for effective administration of city business in accordance with council decisions. The city manager also oversees the day-to-day administrative duties and hires employees.