The City of Lebanon operates under a City Council/City Manager form of government. A nine-member City Council is elected for two-year terms. Elections are held the second Tuesday in March.
The City Council is responsible for establishing City policies. The City Manager is the Chief Executive Officer, appointed by the City Council. The City Manager is responsible for supervising and conducting the day-to-day operations and affairs of the City and for carrying out the policies established by the City Council.