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.
Council 2013
The mayor is elected at-large for a 4-year term. The responsibilities of the mayor include:
  • Serving as the chief executive officer of the city
  • Attending and presiding over City Council meetings
  • Veto powers over legislation
  • Appointing members of various Boards and Commissions