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913-895-6102
council@opkansas.org
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Overland Park operates under a Mayor-Council-City Manager form of government.

The Governing Body consists of the mayor and 12 councilmembers. The mayor is elected at-large and serves a four-year term. Two councilmembers are elected from each of the city's six wards and serve staggered four-year terms.

The governing body annually identifies legislative priorities for the City for both the state legislature and Congress. The priorities are delineated in the City's State Legislative Program and National Legislative Program.

City Council meetings generally are held at 7:30 p.m. the first and third Mondays of each month in the Council Chamber of City Hall, 8500 Santa Fe Drive (map). The public is welcome.

Please contact the City Clerk's Office at 913-895-6151 or email cityclerk@opkansas.org for information about the process for citizens to present items of business to the City Council or if you need accommodations for the meeting. (Kansas Relay Service 1-800-766-3777). Please give 48 hours' notice.

2013 Council Seating Chart


Committee of the Whole

Committee of the Whole meetings are called periodically for special topics and include the City Council and mayor. Meetings usually are held in Conference Room No. 1 of City Hall, 8500 Santa Fe Drive.