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
Term Expires 
Mayor Carson Ross  April 2012 April 2016
Dale Carter (District 1) April 2013 April 2016
Jeff Quibell (District 1) April 2014 April 2017
Kent Edmondson (District 2) Mayor Pro Tem April 2014 April 2017
Chris Lievsay (District 2) April 2013 April 2016
Susan Culpepper (District 3) April 2013 April 2016
Ron Fowler (District 3) April 2014 April 2017