The five members of the Town Council serve as the legislative and executive body for the Town of Avon. A council president is elected from among their peers and has the power to sign contracts, ordinances, and decrees approved by the council.
The Council appoints a Town Manager to professionally manage the day-to-day operations of the Town and implement Council policy. The Council President appoints the Police Chief and Assistant Police Chiefs.
Council members are elected to serve four-year terms. Two members are elected at-large (by the entire town) and three members reside in specific districts (District 1, District 2, and District 3) but are elected by the entire town.