The City of Easley Operates under a Mayor-Council form of government. The Mayor is elected at large and the 6 council members are elected from wards to serve four year terms. Council members' terms are staggered so that three members are up for election every two years. Elections are held on the first Monday of November, in odd numbered years.
The Mayor and Council have appointed a City Administrator to run the day-to-day operations of the city and oversee the department heads.