The City of Cocoa operates under the Council-Manager form of government. It is the governing body of the city, with all the regulatory and corporate powers of a municipal corporation provided under Florida state law.
- Supervises the operations of city government by establishing policies and programs
- Appropriates funds for each department, with direct operational supervision by the City Manager
Regular meetings are held at 6:00 pm on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at:
65 Stone St.
Cocoa, FL 32922
Cocoa first approved the Council-Manager form of government in 1959, and subsequent changes to the state statutes mirrored the City of Cocoa's Council-Manager Plan.
The City Council serves as the Board of Directors for the City, with the Mayor as Chairman. The City Manager
serves as the Chief Executive. The City Council for the City of Cocoa is made up of five members; the Mayor is elected at large and the four council members are elected by each of their districts.