Mayor & Council

The city of Blue Springs has a Mayor-Council-Administrator form of government as set forth in the Home Rule City Charter.

City Council

The City Council it comprised of 6 members, 2 from each of the 3 districts. Council members serve staggered 3-year terms and are responsible for determining policy, enacting ordinances, and authorizing expenditures.
2019-2020 Blue Springs City Council


The mayor is elected at-large for a 4-year term. The executive power in the City shall be vested in a Mayor who shall be recognized as the head of the City for all legal and ceremonial purposes and by the Governor of Missouri for all purposes of military law. As a member of the City Council, the Mayor shall have all powers, rights, privileges, duties, and responsibilities of a member of the City Council, including the right to vote on questions.

Other responsibilities of the mayor include: 

  • Attending, voting and presiding over City Council meetings
  • Appointing members of various Boards and Commissions

Term Expires 
Mayor Carson Ross  2020 April 2024
Kent Edmondson (District 2) Mayor Pro Tem 2020 April 2023
Jerry Kaylor (District 1) 2020 April 2023
Galen Ericson (District 1) 2019 April 2022
Chris Lievsay (District 2)   2019 April 2022
Susan Culpepper (District 3)  2019 April 2022
Ron Fowler (District 3)  2020 April 2023