In season four, Leslie furthers her political ambitions when she successfully runs for city council.Season 5 focused mainly on Leslie's experiences on the Pawnee City Council.Members of the regular cast of Parks and Recreation, including (from left to right, starting with the top row) Amy Poehler, Adam Scott, Aziz Ansari, Rob Lowe, Rashida Jones, Chris Pratt, and Aubrey Plaza.
In flash forwards in the series finale, it is revealed that he was elected mayor multiple times before retiring and dying peacefully in Gayle's arms surrounded by his family on his 100th birthday.
As with Jerry Gergich, the personality for Donna was not established until the second season, but Retta was cast during the first season because the producers liked her, and they decided they would establish her character as the series progressed.
Paul Schneider was a permanent cast member during the first two seasons as city planner Mark Brendanawicz, but he departed at the end of season two.
Billy Eichner who portrays Craig Middlebrooks, the "associate administrator" of the Pawnee parks department, recurred throughout the show's sixth season until he was promoted to the main cast in the fourth episode of the seventh season.
In a flash forward sequence in the season six finale, Jerry is shown working for Leslie at her new job three years in the future, with Leslie now calling him Terry.