Mayor & Council

According to City Code, the regular city election is held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November on every even-numbered year.  Two Council Members are elected each election and the Mayor is elected every election.  The Mayor serves a two-year term and is elected at-large.  Council Members serve a four-year term and are also elected at-large.

The City Council generally meets on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month at 7:00 pm in the Public Meeting Room at City Hall.  Other special meetings are posted at City Hall, Facebook page and notices are submitted to the Janesville Journal.

  Name Term Length Term Expires
Mayor Andrew Arnoldt   2024
Jim Mulcahey   2024
Andy Ahlman   2024
Sarah Johnson   2024
Ivan Maas   2026


City Council Members can be reached at the following email addresses:

Mayor Andrew –

Ivan  -

Andy –

Sarah –

Jim  –


 **Open Meeting Laws apply**


Click Here To View The Campaign Financial Report Certification of Filing

Minnesota Statues


Subd. 6.Online accessibility; reports. 

(a) The filing officer of a local government shall make all reports required to be filed with the local government under this section available on the local government's website, if the local government maintains a website. The filing officer must post the reports on the local government's website as soon as possible, but no later than 30 days after receipt of the report. The local government must make the reports available on the local government's website for four years from the date the report was posted to the website.

(b) The filing officer shall provide the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board with the link to the section of the website where reports are made available pursuant to paragraph (a). The Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board shall publish on its website each link that a filing officer provides pursuant to this paragraph.

(c) This subdivision does not apply to a statutory or home rule charter city or town if the statutory or home rule charter city or town has fewer than 400 registered voters as of January 1 of the year in which the election is to be held.

Certification of Filing

All candidates or committees must file a Certification of Filing within 7 days of a general or special election in which their name is on the ballot. On this form, the candidate or committee treasurer affirms either all required campaign finance reports have been filed, or the candidate or committee did not raise or spend more than $750 in that calendar year.