Effective July 8, 2008, City Council meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Dunn Municipal Building located at 401 E Broad Street. The February meeting for 2019 has been changed to February 5, 2019 by Resolution adopted by the Council at the regular meeting on November 13, 2018.
The City Council has seven members, all of whom are elected to four-year terms. Voters throughout the city choose the mayor. Each of the other six council members are chosen only by the voters within the ward they represent. Dunn is divided into six wards and Council Members live in the ward they represent.