The Town of Snowflake is governed by a council of 6 members and a Mayor, with staggered elections held every 2 years. The purpose of the Town Council is to determine policy and strategic goals, which are implemented by the departments of the Town through the Town Manager.

Snowflake has a rich heritage that includes active involvement by the residents of the community in their government, and encourages citizens to attend council meetings to provide their input and guidance to the council.