The City of Madeira is a Charter
form of government. The first City Charter was adopted by residents on August 4, 1959. The City Charter is the fundamental law to provide home rule for the residents of Madeira. The Charter provides for a Council-Manager form of government. The elected City Council is responsible for the passage of the laws and general supervision of the affairs of the City. The administration of the laws and conduct of the affairs of the City are the responsibility of the City Manager.