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