Walnut is governed by the Mayor-Council form of government. In this form of government, the Mayor is elected to a two-year term. There are five City Council members who serve staggered four-year terms.
Council Meetings are held the 1st Thursday of every month at 5 p.m. at City Hall. Meetings can be viewed on local cable every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. and every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Agendas and minutes can be viewed under the Your Government tab of this website.