The City of Lakewood Governing Board is the City Council. The City Council has established an Advisory Committee to carry out the roles and responsibilities of the Governing Board. The Advisory Committee is comprised of three elected officials that are appointed by the Mayor to serve in this capacity. The Advisory Committee meets regularly during the year to take action and make decisions for the Head Start program.
The Advisory Committee members and the Policy Council hold a joint meeting each February. This meeting is used to review and approve the program goals and objectives, the budget for the next program year, and the full grant application.