The City of Sutton, population 1507, is served by a Mayor-Council format of City Government. The Mayor is elected for a four year term, while the council members are elected from two wards with staggering four year terms.
The city operates and maintains the municipal sewer, water and electric systems. In addition to the before mentioned services, the city public works department maintains 22 miles of streets within the city limits. There are a total of 5 parks and 1 municipality maintained cemetery.