City Council

Meetings

  • 7 p.m.
  • The 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month
  • City Hall - City Council Chambers
    220 W Kechi Road
    Kechi, KS 67067

Members

Kevin Opat, Council President

Kevin Opat

Brian Adams

Brian Adams

David McConnaughhay

David McConnaughhay

Margaret McCormick

Margaret McCormick

Betty Washington

Betty Washington

Overview

The City of Kechi operates under a Mayor-Council form of government, consisting of a Mayor elected at-large and five-member City Council. The Mayor and each City Council Member are elected for a four-year term. As the Governing Body, these elected officials establish policies for the organization and implement community priorities.

Public Forum

Members of the public may speak to the City Council during public forum at the beginning of each meeting. If you wish to speak during public forum, sign-in on the sheet located directly inside the doorway of the Council Chambers. After you sign-in, take a seat, and wait for the Mayor to recognize you to speak.

When the Mayor calls your name, proceed to the podium and introduce yourself. Public forum comments are typically limited to five minutes. If you have materials to provide to the City Council, please leave them on the staff table at the front of the Council Chambers. Please provide 10 copies.

If you have questions about City Council meetings, please contact the City Clerk via email.

Responsibilities

  • Enacting ordinances and resolutions
  • Approving the appointment of the City Administrator, City Attorney, Municipal Judge, vacant City Council seats, and members of boards and commissions
  • Reviewing and approving the annual budget, setting the tax rate and approving the financing of city operations
  • Establishing city fees and utility rates
  • Authorizing and approving contracts on behalf of the city
  • Monitoring city programs and services to ensure they are being accomplished in the best possible way