The role of the City Council is to:
- Enact ordinances and resolutions;
- Adopt regulations;
- Set policy direction for the conduct of the affairs of the City.
The citizens of Navasota elect the five members of the City Council at large. The City of Navasota Charter stipulates that the Council members will vote on which members serve as the Mayor and Mayor Pro-Tem.
The City Council appoints the citizens of Navasota and Grimes County to approximately 90 seats on the advisory boards and commissions. Along with the Council, these board members serve as volunteers and play an important role in shaping the Navasota of tomorrow.