Nauvoo City government consists of the Mayor, six aldermen (two from each ward), and City Treasurer. Additionally, there are appointed positions for City Clerk, Marshall, and Public Works positions. As of 2007, the mayor is John McCarty. The aldermen are Tom Adams, Clive Moon, Bev Reynolds, Jim Boyles, Dave Koechle, and Lee Ourth. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has an area of 4.8 square miles (12km2). 3.4 square miles (8.8km2) of it is land and 1.4 square miles (3.6km2) of it (29.88%) is water.