Public Safety Citizens' Advisory Board


The Public Safety Citizens' Advisory Board advises the Mayor and City Council through the Police Chief and City Administration regarding various public safety programs, services, policies, budget issues, public information, public relations, criminal activities, and crime prevention programs within the city. The board will promote various activities of the Blue Springs Police Department, including but not limited to, activities related to crime prevention, law enforcement, and advocating of public safety needs. The board will provide Official Recommendations regarding short and long-term public safety planning issues, reviewing parking and traffic activities and animal control ordinances. The board will conduct an annual public safety community forum for the purpose of promoting and advocating public safety programs, services, and initiatives. The Board provides oversight of the 1/2 cent dedicated Public Safety Sales Tax.

Established by Municipal Code Section 120.100


The Public Safety Citizens' Advisory Board meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Journagan Room at the Howard L. Brown Public Safety Building.


The Board shall consist of eight members:
  • Two members from each of the City's three Council Districts for a two year term;
  • One youth member who shall be entering his/her senior year of high school at the time of appointment for a one year term; and
  • One Councilman for a one year term.
 The youth member and Council representative are non-voting members.
Board Members
Term Expires
Cynthia Savel, Chairman 2018 2019
Charlie Waites, Vice Chairman 2018 2019
Olivia Michael (Youth member) 2018 2019
Natalie Beltgens 2017 2019
Cindy Hood 2017 2019
Chris Lievsay, Council Liaison (non-voting) 2018 2019
Cynthia Savel 2017 2019
Patrick Mitchell 2018 2020
Robert Morton 2018 2020
Charles Waites 2018 2020