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

Mayor


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