The Town Council comprises five members elected by residents living within the Town of Brownsburg limits to serve four-year staggered terms. Each Councilor represents one of the Town's five Wards.
Under Indiana Code 36-5-2-9, the powers granted to the Town Council are the ability to:
- Adopt and use a common seal
- Adopt ordinances and resolutions for the performance functions of the Town
- Purchase, hold, and convey any interest in property for the use of the Town
Under IC 36-5-2-11, the Town Council may issue bonds to procure money to exercise the Town's powers and pay Town debts. However, the Town may not issue bonds to procure money to pay current expenses.
Under IC 36-5-3-4, the Town Council adopts an annual budget.